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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
to renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility, or the like, esp. in a formal manner
characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable
to denounce or berate severely; flay verbally:
to scatter or spread widely, as though sowing seed; promulgate extensively; broadcast; disperse:
acknowledged; declared
to try to equal or excel; imitate with effort to equal or surpass
a novice
likely to change, esp. due to caprice, irresolution, or instability; casually changeable: Not constant
by, of, for, or in itself; intrinsically. Essentially
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched
to come into or acquire (some consequence, usually undesirable or injurious)
a rapid and often excessive spread or increase
desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another, either because of a hostile impulse or out of deep-seated meanness
to place in an isolated situation or condition; segregate
showing or expressive of gentleness or kindness
having or showing little or no emotion
attractive and fashionable; stylish
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience caused by regret for doing wrong or causing pain; contrition; remorse.

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