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::: atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
::: deface - mar; disfigure
::: perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
::: flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
::: adage - wise saying; proverb
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
::: antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
::: malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
::: absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism