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Austere

Severe or stern in manner, plain or simple

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Beneficent

Performing acts of kindness or charity

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Cadaverous

Pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse

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Concoct

To prepare by combining ingredients, invent

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Crass

Coarse, stupid

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Debase

To lower in character, quality or value

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Desecrate

To contaminate or pollute, to treat irreverently

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Disconcert

To confuse, to disturb the composure of

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Grandiose

Absurdly exaggerated, marked by pompous affectation or grandeur

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Inconsequential

Trifling or unimportant

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Infraction

A breaking of a law or obligation

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Mitigate

To make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity

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Pillage

To plunder, to rob of of goods by open force, the act of looting

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Punctilious

Very careful and exact

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Prate

To talk a great deal in foolish or aimless fashion

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Redoubtable

Inspiring fear or awe, eminent

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Reprove

To find fault with, scold, rebuke

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Restitution

Making good on loss or damage

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Stalwart

Strong, sturdy, brave

A brave strong person or supporter

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Vulnerable

Open attack, capable of being wounded or damaged