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exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
opportune - timely; well-chosen
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position