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amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
memorialize - commemorate
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon