Vocabulary 101 - Word Bank

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desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another, either because of a hostile impulse or out of deep-seated meanness
to come into or acquire (some consequence, usually undesirable or injurious)
to try to equal or excel; imitate with effort to equal or surpass
showing or expressive of gentleness or kindness
a rapid and often excessive spread or increase
a death blow intended to end the suffering of a wounded creature. The phrase can refer to killing civilians or soldiers, friends or enemies and with or without their consent
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
likely to change, esp. due to caprice, irresolution, or instability; casually changeable: Not constant
having or showing little or no emotion
to denounce or berate severely; flay verbally:
characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable
to scatter or spread widely, as though sowing seed; promulgate extensively; broadcast; disperse:
by, of, for, or in itself; intrinsically. Essentially
to place in an isolated situation or condition; segregate
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience caused by regret for doing wrong or causing pain; contrition; remorse.
to renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility, or the like, esp. in a formal manner
acknowledged; declared
a novice
attractive and fashionable; stylish

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