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distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
feign - pretend
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer