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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.
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
repeal - revoke; annul
monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal