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::: undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
::: volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
::: pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
::: sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
::: dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
::: mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
::: serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene