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Acclaim
welcome with approval; applaud loudly
Affluent
generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
Augmented
made greater in size, extent or quantity
Belabor
attack verbally with harsh criticism
Complementary
combining well with something else to create a whole
Confounded
to cause one to become confused, dismayed
Derailed
thrown off course, ruined, spoiled
Disenfranchised
deprived of the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote; no rights
Draconian
cruel; harsh; severe
Euphemism
an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive
Foreboding
an unfavorable omen; feeling of evil to come
Gravity
seriousness, importance; pull on earth
Ignominy
public shame, disgrace, or dishonor
Indulgent
yielding to the wishes or demands of others
Naive
lacking sophistication; clueless
Obfuscate
to confuse; to bewilder; to make unclear
Paragon
a model of excellence or perfection
Prognosticator
someone who makes predictions of the future
Prosaic
unimaginative; dull; not challenging
Quelled
defeat; suppress; annihilate or crush
Squelch
to crush as if by trampling; squash
Stalled
stopped or brought to a standstill, usually against your wish
Toxin
a poisonous substance
Unencumbered
not burdened with cares or responsibilities
Unsurpassed
as good as or better than any other