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::: condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
::: acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
::: hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
::: empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
::: supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
::: cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
::: begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
::: oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
::: bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
::: antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles