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compensatory - making up for; repaying
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
irrefutable - indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
unique - without an equal; single in kind
vie - contend; compete