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abate - subside or moderate
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
absolve - pardon (an offense)
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
regicide - murder of a king or queen
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea