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overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
demerit - fault; bad quality
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite