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apprise - inform
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
devoid - empty; lacking
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite