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pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious