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abase

to lwoer in esteem, degrade; to humble

actuate

to mvoe to action; to impel

avert

to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoid

boorish

rude, unrefined; clumsy

brunt

the main impact, force, or burden

combatant

a fighter; engaged in fighting

dormant

inactive; in a state of suspension; sleeping

dubious

causing uncertainty or suspcicion; in a doubtful or uncertain state of mind, hesitant

harangue

to deliver a loud, ranting speech; a loud speech

harry

to make a destructive raid on; to torment, harass

impenitent

not feeling remre or sorrow for errors or offenses

knave

a tricky, unprincipled, or deceitful fellow

legion

a large military force; any large group or number; many, numerous

liberality

generosity, generous act; breadth of mind or outlook

plaintiff

one who begins a lawsuit

probe

to examine, investigate thoroiughly; an investigation; a device used to explore or examine

prottract

to draw out or lengthen in space or time

quarry

to cut or take from (or as if from) a quarry; a place from which stone is taken; something that is hunted or pursued

spurn

to refuse with scorn, disdain

subterfuge

an excuse or trick fro escaping or hiding something

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