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monetary - pertaining to money
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
guileless - without deceit
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots