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exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
benediction - blessing
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant