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abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
abominate - loathe; hate
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
garner - gather; store up; amass
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate