astb verb vocabulary

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astb verb vocabulary
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  1. ACQUIESCE
    to give in, to agree
  2. ALLEVIATE
    to lessen or relieve discomfort or a bad situation, even if only temporarily
  3. AMASS
    to accumulate
  4. AMELIORATE
    to make better or more tolerable
  5. APPEASE
    to soothe, to pacify by giving in
  6. ASSUAGE
    to soothe or comfort, to lessen the pain of
  7. ATROPHY
    to waste away from lack of use
  8. AUGMENT
    to address or to increase
  9. AUTHORITARIAN
    in the same manner as an absolute ruler or dictator
  10. BELITTLE
    to insult or degrade
  11. CENSOR
    to limit communication to prevent the loss of secret information
  12. CENSURE
    to comdemn severly for inappropiate or rule breaking behavior
  13. COALESCE
    to come together as one, to unite
  14. CONDESCEND
    to patronize, to stoop to someone else's level in an offensive way
  15. CONDONE
    to approve of or allow to happen
  16. DENOUNCE
    to speak out against or condemn
  17. DERIDE
    to ridicule or laugh at contemptuously
  18. DESECRATE
    to profane a holy place
  19. DETER
    to prevent or stop someone from doing something
  20. DISGRESS
    to veer off of the main topic
  21. DISCRIMINATE
    to differentiate or make distinction based on some quality usually racial unethical
  22. DISPARAGE
    to belittle or say uncomplimentary things about in an indirect
  23. DIVERT
    to change the course or direction of
  24. DRONE
    to talk on and on in a dull way
  25. EFFACE
    to erase or rub away the features of
  26. EMULATE
    to imitate as a role model
  27. ENGENDER
    to create or produce
  28. ENHANCE
    to make better or improve
  29. ENTHRALL
    to hold spellbound, to captivate or charm completely
  30. EXEMPLIFY
    to serve as an example or representative of
  31. EXPEDITE
    to make faster or easier
  32. EXTOL
    to praise
  33. FACILITATE
    to make easier
  34. HEED
    to listen to obey
  35. INNOVATE
    to create a new or better way of doing something
  36. INSTIGATE
    to provoke or stir up a controversy
  37. LANGUISH
    to become listless, hopeless and depressed
  38. MEANDER
    to wander slowly or aimlessly
  39. MITIGATE
    to lessen the severity of something, such as a punishment or injury
  40. NULLIFY
    to cancel out or make very important, as if nonexistent
  41. PRECLUDE
    to prevent or make impossible
  42. REFUTE
    to disprove
  43. REJUVENATE
    to give new energy or strength to as if made young again
  44. REPRESS
    to hold down
  45. REPROACH
    to scold or rebuke
  46. REPUDIATE
    to reject or deny
  47. RESCIND
    to repeal to take back formally
  48. RETRACT
    to take back or withdrawl
  49. REVERE
    to worship or respect very deeply
  50. SCRUTINIZE
    to examine closely
  51. SOLICIT
    to ask for or to seek
  52. SQUANDER
    to waste
  53. VACILLATE
    to waver between alternatives, to be indecisive
  54. VEER
    to turn aside or swerve away from a course, direction or purpose
  55. VENERATE
    to reverse or treat as something or someone holy
  56. VILIFY
    to cast as a villain, to defame

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