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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