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N. The highest point of something

APEX

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N. A secret agreement between parties for a criminal or deceitful purpose

COLLUSION

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V. To burn to ashes

INCINERATE

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V. To charge with a crime

INDICT

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Adj. Having to do with judges, courts, or the law

JUDICIAL

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N. One who chooses to suffer or die rather than giving up beliefs or principles
V. To be put to death for ones belief

MARTYRED

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N. A large number of people or things
N. A large group of people; a crowd

MULTITUDE

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V. To do away with; to cancel

RESCIND

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V. To have great respect and affection for

REVERE

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N. A descendant or heir
N. A cutting from a plant used to produce new growth

SCION

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Adj. Dirty or disgusting

SORDID

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Adj. Smoothly polite; blandly pleasing

SUAVE

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N. A distorted example of imitation

TRAVESTY

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V. To free from blame, guilt, or suspicion
V. To show to be true or right

VINDICATE

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Adj. Having a sharp, biting quality; bitterly sarcastic

VITRIOLIC

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Adj. Counterfeit or fake

BOGUS

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N. The end of existence or activity; death

DEMISE

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V. To form or arrange in mind

DEVISE

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V. To cherish as sacred or precious

ENSHRINE

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V. To show clearly; to express
V. To provoke

ENVINCE

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Adj. Impossible to change

IRREVOCABLE

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Adj. Having to with war, armies or fighting

MARTIAL

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N. Pl. Objects collected over a period of time that recall particular events

MEMORABILIA

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Adj. Of or relating to ordinary, every day matters

MUNDANE

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V. To be a supporter or regular customer of
V. To treat in a condescending way

PATRONIZE

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Adj. Apt to find fault; complaining

QUERULOUS

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N. A peculiar or eccentric mannerism
N. An odd or sudden turn of events

QUIRK

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V. To prove to be false; disprove

REFUTE

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N. Approval or permission from authority
N. An action taken by one nation against another
V. To approve or allow

SANCTION

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N. A book, especially one that is large

TOME