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swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
creed - system of religious or ethical belief
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal