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antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
annul - make void
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
malodorous - foul-smelling
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back