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allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
acrophobia - fear of heights
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia