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vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
guileless - without deceit
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals