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to settle securely or snugly
to make more bearable; improve
To warn or notify of a fault
To give a faint shadow or slight representation of
to make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate: to assuage one's grief; to assuage one's pain.
to assert or affirm with confidence; declare in a positive manner.
to explain, worry about, or work at (something) repeatedly or more than is necessary
speech too pompous for an occasion; pretentious words.
To persuade with flattery or promises; to coax.
to speak aloud in an oratorical manner; make a formal speech
to think fit or in accordance with one's dignity; condescend
to make objection, especially on the grounds of scruples
to make naked or bare; strip: The storm completely denuded the trees.
to free (a person) from deception or error.
to disclaim knowledge of, connection with, or responsibility for; disown; repudiate
to prove or show clearly; make evident
to challenge as false; call into question
to accustom to hardship, difficulty, pain
to praise highly, especially in a public context
worthy of public praise
To examine with the eye to make a preliminary examination or survey of
to consume by drinking
to hold or express an opinion.
to disguise or conceal behind a false appearance
To move one way and the other
To hide, withdraw, or be concealed.
To deny and reject
repeal or do away with (a law); evade (a duty)
To take one's self off
To bring forward or offer, as an argument, passage, or consideration which bears on a statement or case
To employ or place so as to make alliteration.
to weaken or reduce in force, intensity, effect, quantity, or value: to attenuate desire.
to divide or fork into two branches.
to criticize or reprimand severely.
to set or place together, especially side by side.
to bear or conduct (oneself); behave
to dismay, confuse, or terrify.
to fuse into one entity; merge: to conflate dissenting voices into one protest.
to recover health and strength after illness; make progress toward recovery of health.
to criticize or speak damagingly of
to deprive of force or strength; weaken.
to bring about; effect.
to denouncing or berating severely
to denounce or berate severely
to speak or write about at length or in detail
to remove or destroy completely
to make or become free from impurities.
to disappear gradually; vanish; fade away.
to make plain or clear; explain; interpret.
to free from entanglement
to ask pressingly or persistently
to implant by repeated statement or admonition
to curse or invoke evil against someone
having a particular long-established habit or interest that's unlikely to change
to provide an instance of or concrete evidence for
to insert; interpose
to speak or write about something with great hostility
To kill as a sacrifice.
To diversify in external appearance
to release from slavery or servitude.
to have a substantial effect; weigh heavily
express one's opinions in a way considered annoyingly pompous and dogmatic; officiate as bishop, especially at Mass.
to be greater in number, influence, or importance.
to speak or act in an evasive way
to promote or make widely known (an idea or cause); to put (a law or decree) into effect by official proclamation
to put before a person for acceptance; offer.
put forward (an idea, theory, or point of view) for consideration by others
to make favorably inclined; appease; conciliate.
having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward authority or discipline
To refuse or reject, as a judge
refuse to accept or be associated with
to convert into or regard as a concrete thing
thicken or congeal
to gradually spread through or over
to foretell the future; prophesize
To make a verbal attack or denunciation; explode
To bend the knee in servitude or worship; to grovel
To stain an object completely with some physical quality
to remove (a need or difficulty)
to deprive of spirit, hope, enthusiasm
to pronounce a consonant with a continuous expulsion of breath.
to make, or cause to appear, foolish or ridiculous.
to divert or modify (an instinctual impulse) into a culturally higher or socially more acceptable activity
to submit or yield obsequiously or tamely (usually followed by to): Don't truckle to unreasonable demands.
to spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of; destroy or impair the legal validity of.
to brag; to call attention to pridefully
to attribute (responsibility or fault) to a source; to consider, regard
unpaid labor for one day
to criticize harshly; to vilify or defame
walk around a place in a leisurely way
break out again, recur