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compensate
to give something to make up for something lost
devotion
deep love or admiration for someone or something
presumptuous
failing to observe the limits of what is right or proper, deciding you have the right to do things that are none of your business
utter
to say something, express
oblige
to do something for a person because you want to, not because you have to; assist
reproach
to criticize a person for doing something wrong
abate
to become less intense or widespread
prudence
plan things carefully and wisely; to show consideration
enamored
fascinated by or in love with that person; charmed
chagrin
feeling of embarrassment because you failed
unwieldy
hard to handle because of its awkward weight or size
abashed
to feel ashamed or embarrassed
egregious
an outrageous or shockingly bad action
obliterate
completely destroy something
embolden
to suddenly have the confidence to act bravely or boldly
meager
a very little amount of something
implication
the unspoken meaning or message behind what you say or do
mellifluous
harmonic; sounds pleasant and smooth
taunt
to annoy or tease you in order to be hurtful
redolent
something that reminds of you something else; suggestive
mutate
to change into some new, usually strange, form
incipient
something that is just beginning to happen
affix
when something is attached to something else
inhabit
to live somewhere or lodge
fabrication
something that is created, not natural
mock
to imitate in order to make fun of
malicious
someone who wants to hurt others or cause them pain
gingerly
to do someone carefully because you are nervous about making a mistake or getting hurt
awry
something that fails to happen in the way it was planned
fastidious
extremely neat or picky about details
fraudulent
false, dishonest, deceitful
conjecture
an opinion formed without much proof
implausible
something that is so unlikely that it's hard to believe
substantial
large; sizeable
debunk
to show proof that an idea or belief is not true or real
credible
something that can be trusted or believed
skeptical
to doubt something is true; suspicious
elude
to avoid or escape something using cleverness and skill
replete
almost completely filled
phenomenon
a rare or unusually important event
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