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Chide

Scold or rebute

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Coalition

An alliance for combined action

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Commensurate

Corresponding in size or degree; in proportion

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Connotation

Association; secondary meaning of a word in addition to its primary meaning

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Diabolical

Evil

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Dilapidated

Ruined

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Integral

Component; essential or fundamental

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Noxious

Poisonous, harmful

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Scenario

Sequence of events; outline

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Yen

Longing or yearning

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Atrophy

Waste away

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Deplore

Express disapproval

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Deprivation

Lack of necessities

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Exacerbate

To make worse

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Imperative

Crucial

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Mitigate

To make less severe

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Objective

Not influenced by personal feelings; based on facts

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Panacea

Solution for all diseases

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Unprecedented

Never done or known before

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Utilitarian

Useful rather than attractive

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Decorum

Appropriate behavior; good manners

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Espouse

Adopt or support a belief or cause

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Exhilaration

Make (someone) feel very happy; animated

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Exorbitant

Excessive; prices high

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Extricate

Free someone from difficulty

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Facilitate

Make process easier

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Orthodox

Conforming to what is traditionally accepted

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Rejuvenate

Make look fresher or younger

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Tenuous

Very weak or slight

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Assimilate

Take in and understand fully

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Belligerent

Hostile and aggressive

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Demeanor

Behavior; manner

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Denunciation

Condemnation; criticism

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Dissipate

Disperse or scatter

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Indolent

Lazy

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Inherent

Basic; hereditary; permanent or essential attribute.

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Nonchalant

Easygoing

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Unassuming

Modest;

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Unilateral

Performed by or Affecting only one group or person; one sided

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Analogy

Comparison

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Annihilate

Destroy

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Criterion

Norm; standard

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Emanate

Give off; originate

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Holistic

Comprehensive

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Placebo

Fake drug

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Proficient

Skilled

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Staunch

Loyal

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Subversive

Rebellious; destructive

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Vindicate

Prove one's innocence