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clime - climate
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
denigrate - blacken; defame
compensatory - making up for; repaying
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D