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extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
bestow - confer
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate