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acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
pendulous - hanging; suspended
dearth - scarcity
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible