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ameliorate - improve
integral - complete; necessary for completeness; Ex. integral part
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
disgruntle - make discontented
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
executioner - person administering capital punishment
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal