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authorize

to approve or permit; to give power or authority to

culprit

a person who has commited a crime or is guilty of some misconduct; an offender

dawdle

to waste time; to be idle; to spend more time in doing something than is necessary

dissect

to cut apart in preparation for scientific study; to analyze with great care

expend

to pay out, spend; use up

fatality

an event resulting in death; an accidental death

gullible

easily tricked, fooled, or cheated

illicit

not permitted, unlawful, improper

immerse

to plunge or dip into a fluid; to involve deeply

inflammatory

causing excitement or anger; leading to violence or disorder

memorandum

a note to aid one's memory; an informal note or report

pathetic

marked by strong emotion, especially pitty and sorrow; able to move people emotionally; worthy of pity; woefully inadequate

persevere

to keep doing soemthing in spite of difficulties; to refuse to quit even when the going is tough

prevaricate

to lie, tell an untruth; to mislead on purpose

quash

to crush, put down completely

relish

(n.) enjoyment or satisfaction; something that adds a pleasing flavor; (v.) to enjoy greatly

reminisce

to recall one's past thoughts, feelings, or experiences

scour

to clean or polish by hard rubbing; to examine with great care; to move about quickly in search of

tribute

something done or given to show thanks or respect; a payment

writhe

to make twisting or turning movements in a way that suggests pain or struggle

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