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compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around