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cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
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.
truism - self-evident truth
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real