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Curtail

Shorten or reduce

Discriminate

to treat in a less or more favorable way

Espionage

Act of spying

inalienable

not able to be taken or given away

incarcerate

to confine or to put in prison

indignity

an insult to one's pride, offensive or humiliating treatment

indiscriminate

not marked by careful distinctions

infamous

notorious

intercede

to try to smooth the differences between two parties

malign

to say negative and unfair things about

perpetrate

to commit, as a crime or other antisocial act

rampant

threateningly wild

rancor

feeling of hatred or bitterness

reparation

a mending or repair

smattering

superficial, scattered knowledge

accolade

award

adamant

not yielding, firm

adulate

to flatter or admire excessively

altercation

a loud and determined dispute

annals

a historical record of events

assiduous

diligent and persistent

chary

exercising caution, hesitant

clique

a small exclusive group

decrepit

worn-out broken-down

endow

to provide a gift of money

ephemeral

lasting a very short time

ingratiate

to work to gain the favor of someone

pantheon

a group of people held in high esteem for their great achievements

perverse

turned away from what is right, wicked

tutelage

instruction,protection, or guardianship

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