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noun one who does ill toward another; someone who has committed an offense against the law


verb to bring about, accomplish or obtain by scheming or underhanded methods


adverb until this time


noun unrestrained, oppressive power; absolute, often cruel power


adjective generic psychiatric term for a mental state involving a loss of contact with reality: insane, disarranged


verb destroy, wipe out; to reduce to utter ruin or non-existence


noun interactions or communications between persons or groups


noun the pure essence of something; the perfect type or most typical instance


noun a difficult or precarious situation from which extrication is almost impossible


noun a high point of land or rock overlooking or projecting above surrounding areas (a cliff or mountain peak)

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