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affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for