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To make shorter

(S) shorten condense

Abridge

1

A follower
Sticking to

(S) disciple

Adherent

2

Angry argument

(S) quarrel, dispute, squabble

Altercation

3

Resembling an angel

(S) beatific

Cherubic

4

Overlook

(S) ignore, wink at, look the other way

Condone

5

To disagree
Disagreement

(S) differ, dispute

Dissent

6

Famous, outstanding, distinguished, projecting

(S) illustrious, renowned

Eminent

7

To dispose of something troublesome

(S) expel

Exorcise

8

To make

(S) devise, contrive, concoct

Fabricate

9

Engage in eating or drinking
Greedy

(S) overeating, ravenousness

Gluttony

10

Angry

(S) livid, incensed

Irate

11

A raider

(S) looter, pirate

Marauder

12

Extremely poor

(S) destitute person

Pauper

13

Steal in small quantities

(S) rob, swipe, purloin

Pilfer

14

A spilt, break, breach

(S) crack, gap, cleft

Rift

15

A likeness, an outward appearance

(S) air, aura, facade

Semblance

16

Overcome, rise above

(S) conquer, triumph over

Surmount

17

To bring to a end

(S) conclude, finish, discontinue

Terminate

18

Common place, over used, stale

(S) banal, hackneyed, corny

Trite

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To seize and hold a position by force

(S) seize illegally, supplant

Usurp