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renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
clime - climate
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
chronic - long established as a disease
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization