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vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
divulge - reveal
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)