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dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
imperil - put in danger
solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave