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bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
blunder - error; stupid mistake
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
uproar - noisy confusion
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean