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exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
compensatory - making up for; repaying
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion