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abridge

to make shorter

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adherent

a follower, supporter

attached, sticking to

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altercation

a angry argument

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cherubic

resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent

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condone

to pardon or overlook

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dissent

to disagree

disagreement

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eminent

famous, outstanding, distinguished, projecting

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exorcise

to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive

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fabricate

to make, manufacture; to make up, invent

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gluttony

engaging in extreme eating or drinking; greedy overindulgence

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irate

angry, livid

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marauder

a raider, plunderer

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pauper

an extremely poor person

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pilfer

to steal in small quantities

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rift

a split, break, breach

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semblance

a likeness; an outward appearance; an apparition

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surmount

to overcome, rise above

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terminate

to bring to an end

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trite

commonplace; overused, stale; corny

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usurp

to seize and hold a position by force or without right