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minatory - menacing; threatening
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
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
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument