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exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
remnant - remainder
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph