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compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
alleviate - relieve (pain)
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)