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scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack