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disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
traduce - expose to slander