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Acquit

To declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge completely, conduct or behave oneself

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Deem

To think, believe, to consider, have an opinion

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Devastate

Destroy, lay waste, leave in ruins

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Discredit

(V) To throw doubt upon, cause to be distracted, (n) lack of confidence or belief

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Elusive

Difficult to catch or hold; hard to explain or understand

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Generate

To bring into existence

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Idolize

To worship as an idol, make an idol of

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Ingratitude

A lack of thankfulness

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Keepsake

Something kept in memory of the giver

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Mortal

Must eventually die, causing death, fatal

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Ovation

An enthusiastic public welcome

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Petty

Unimportant, trivial, second in rank

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Plight

Sorry condition or state; pledge

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Repent

To feel sorry for what one had done or failed to do

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Reverie

Daydream, being lost in thought

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Revocation

An act or instance of calling back, withdrawal

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Scan

Examine closely, look over quickly but thoroughly, study

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Strand

Abandon, leave in a hopeless situation, string of wire, hair, ect.

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Strife

Bitter disagreement, fighting, struggle

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Topple

Fall forward, tumble, downfall