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remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
masticate - chew
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance