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extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
mischance - ill luck
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence