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dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy