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  1. To lower in esteem, degrade, to humble
    s:lower, humiliate, prostrate, demean
    Abase
  2. To move Ito action, to impel
    s:trigger, incite, instigate
    Actuate
  3. To turn aside, turn away, to prevent, avoid
    s: stop, deflect, ward off, preclude
    A:invite, induce, provoke, cause
    avert
  4. Rude, unrefined,clumsy
    S:vulgar, crude, uncouth, il-mannered, ggauche a: suave, urbane, polished, courtly, well-bred
    Boorish
  5. The main impact, force, or burden
    S:blow, shock
    A:aftershock, aftermath, repercussion
    Brunt
  6. A fighter, engaged in fighting
    S: soldier, disputant, warrior, hostile, battling
    A: civilian, peaceful neutral
    Combatant
  7. Inactive, in a state of suspension, sleeping
    S: resting, still, quiescent
    A: awake, active, lively, productive
    Dormant
  8. Causing uncertainty or suspicion, in a doubtful or uncertain state of mind, hesitant
    S: questionable, suspect, unsettled, undecided
    A: certain, positive, indubitable, reliable
    DubiousDubious
  9. To deliver a loud, ranting speech, a louse speech
    S: rant, lecture, tirade, diatribeĀ 
    A: whisper, murmur, undertone
    HarangueHarangue
  10. To make a destructive raid on, to torment, harass
    S: badger, pester, hound, pillage, ravage
    Harry
  11. A tricky, unprincipled, or deceitful fellow
    S: rascal, rogue, scoundrel, miscreant
    Knave
  12. Not feeling remorse or sorrow for errors or offense
    S: remorseless, unrepentant, incorrigibleĀ 
    A: ashamed, remorseful, contrite, apologetic
    Impenitent
  13. A a large military force, any large group or number, many numerous
    S: multitude, host, throng, division, regiment
    A: squad, platoon, few, sparse
    Legion
  14. Generosity, generous act, breadth of mind or lookout
    S: largesse, magnanimity, broad-mindednessĀ 
    A: stinginess, miserliness, narrow-mindedness
    Liberality
  15. One who begins a lawsuit
    S:complainant, accuser
    A:defendant, accused
    Plaintiff
  16. To examine, investigate thoroughly, an investigation, a devise used to explore or examine
    S:explore, scrutinize, inquiry, detector
    A:conceal, hide, cover up, whitewash
    Probe
  17. To draw out or lengthen in space or time
    S: prolong, extend, elongate, spin out
    A: contract, compress, concentrate
    Protact
  18. To cut or take from a quarry, a place from which stone is taken, something that is hunted or pursued
    S:peppery, game, victim, excavation, pit, mine
    A:hunted, predator, pursuer
    Quarry
  19. To refuse with scorn, disdain
    S:turn down, reject, decline, snub, repudiate
    A: accept, welcome, greet
    Spurn
  20. An excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
    S: dodge, blind, ruse, deception, artifice
    Subterfuge

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