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extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish