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expiate - make amends for (a sin)
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.
allege - state without proof
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.