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advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
defection - desertion
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
irascible - irritable; easily angered