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1

to make stronger, larger, greater, louder, or the like

amplify

2

a temporary peace, halt in fighting

armistice

3

haughty, too convinced of one's own importance

arrogant

4

gentle, soothing, mild

bland

5

lacking interest or taste

bland

6

to deny interest in or connection with

disclaim

7

to give up all claim to

disclaim

8

a distinct period of time, age

epoch

9

to drift apart or become unfriendly

estrange

10

to cause such a separation

estrange

11

to remove or keep at a distance

estrange

12

to please, satisfy

gratify

13

to indulge or humor

gratify

14

exceedingly great, inexhaustible, without limit, endless

infinite

15

an incalculable number, the concept of infinity

infinite

16

a name for God

infinite

17

easily made angry, hot tempered

irascible

18

a person's relatives

kindred

19

a family relationship

kindred

20

related by blood

kindred

21

like, similar

kindred

22

innocent, unsophisticated, showing lack of worldly knowledge and experience

naive

23

a decorative recess in a wall

niche

24

a suitable place or position for a person or thing

niche

25

to blot our completely, destroy utterly

obliterate

26

appearing ready to collapse, loose and shaky

ramshackle

27

to search or examine thoroughly

ransack

28

to rob, plunder

ransack

29

unthinking routine or repetition, a fixed or mechanical way of doing something

rote

30

based on a mechanical routine

rote