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misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
alleviate - relieve (pain)
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
mirth - merriment; laughter
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb