Verbs

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Verbs
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  1. vilify
    • ver.
    • to cast as a villain; to defame
  2. venerate
    • ver.
    • to revere or treat as something or someone holy
  3. veer
    • ver.
    • to turn aside or swerve away from a course, direction, or purpose
  4. vacillate
    • ver.
    • to waver between alternatives; to be indecisive
  5. squander
    • ver.
    • to waste
  6. solicit
    • ver.
    • to ask for, to seek
  7. scrutinize
    • ver.
    • to examine closely
  8. revere
    • ver.
    • to worship or respect very deeply
  9. retract
    • ver.
    • to take back or with draw
  10. rescind
    • ver.
    • to repeal, to take back formally
  11. repudiate
    • ver.
    • to reject or deny
  12. reproach
    • ver.
    • to scold or rebuke
  13. repress
    • ver.
    • to hold down
  14. rejuvenate
    • ver.
    • to give new energy or strength to, as if make young again
  15. preclude
    • ver.
    • to prevent or make impossible
  16. nullify
    • ver.
    • to cancel out or make very unimportant, as if non existent
  17. refute
    • ver.
    • to diprove
  18. mitigate
    • ver.
    • to lessen the severity of something, such as a punishment or injury
  19. meander
    • ver.
    • to wander slowly or aimlessly
  20. languish
    • ver.
    • to become listless, hopeless, or depressed
  21. instigate
    • ver.
    • to provoke or stir up a contronersy
  22. innovate
    • ver.
    • to create a new or better way of doing something
  23. heep
    • ver.
    • to listen to and obey
  24. facilitate
    • ver.
    • to make easier
  25. extol
    • ver.
    • to praise
  26. expedite
    • ver.
    • to make faster or easier
  27. exemplify
    • ver.
    • to serve as an example or representative of
  28. enthrall
    • ver.
    • to hold spellbound; to captivate or charm completely
  29. enhance
    • ver.
    • to make better or improve
  30. engender
    • ver.
    • to create or produce
  31. emulate
    • ver.
    • to imitate as a role model
  32. efface
    • ver.
    • to erase or rub away the features of
  33. drone
    • ver.
    • to talk on a on in a dull way
  34. divert
    • ver.
    • to change the course or direction of
  35. disparage
    • ver.
    • to be little or say uncomplimentary things about in an indirect way
  36. discriminate
    • ver.
    • to differentiate or make a distinction based on some quality in modern times
  37. digress
    • ver.
    • to veer off the mail topic
  38. deter
    • ver.
    • to prevent or stop someone from doing something
  39. desecrate
    • ver.
    • to profane a holy place
  40. deride
    • ver.
    • to ridicule or laugh at contemptuously
  41. denounce
    • ver.
    • to speak out against or condemn
  42. condone
    • ver.
    • to approve of or allow to havppen
  43. condescend
    • ver.
    • to patronize; to stoop to someone else's level in an offensive way
  44. coalesce
    • ver.
    • to come together as one; to unite
  45. censure
    • ver.
    • to condemn severely for inappropriat or rule-breaking behavior
  46. censor
    • ver.
    • to limit communication to prevent the loss of secret information
  47. belittle
    • ver.
    • to insult or degrade
  48. authoritarian
    • ver.
    • in the same manner as an absolute ruler or dictator
  49. augment
    • ver.
    • to add to or increase
  50. atrophy
    • ver.
    • to waste away from lack of ure
  51. appease
    • ver.
    • to soothe or comfort; to lesson the pain of
  52. ameliorate
    • ver.
    • to make better or more tolerable
  53. amass
    • ver.
    • to accumulate
  54. alleviate
    • ver.
    • to lessen or relieve discomfort or a bad situation, even if only temporarily
  55. acquiesce
    • ver.
    • to give in; to agree

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