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avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
concord - harmony; accord
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)