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Abridge

Shorten; curtail

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Admonish

Warn or reprimand someone firmly; advise; scold

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Amity

Friendship; harmony

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Anarchy

State of disorder due to absence or no recognition of authority

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Astute

Shrewd; intelligent; adroit

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Baffle

Bewilder; perplex; confuse

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Capricious

Fickle; inconstant; changeable

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Diatribe

Rant; forceful or bitter verbal attack; tirade

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Dystopian

Imperfect society

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Emphemeral

Short-lived

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Extol

Praise enthusiastically

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Laud

Praise (religious context)

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Malign

Defame; slander; libel

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Obscure

Hide; conceal
Uncertain; unclear
Unknown; indeterminate
Not easily understood

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Tout

Attempt to sell something typically by pestering people in an aggressive or bold way;
Recommend, extol, advocate