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1. Spendthrift

2. Debase; besmirch

3. To make a formal denial of (an earlier statement); to retract

4. Humorous

5. Ridiculously idealistic; impractical

6. Lacking pragmatism

7. A violent storm

8. Nameless - without a disclosed identity

9. A powerful person

10. Accompanying

11. To aggressively search

12. Having a sharp taste or smell

13. Bold

14. Decrease

15. Careful - cautious

16. To surrender; to give in without resistance

17. To result in

18. To disprove

19. An assembly of people

20. Something that kills insects

21. Best; favored

22. To better

23. Blameworthy

24. A commonplace remark; cliche

25. Sly; treacherous; more dangerous than seems apparent

26. Something foreshadowing a future event

27. To command solemnly as if under oath

28. A challenge

29. Daily; occurring at daytime

30. Meaningful; terse; to the point

31. Dull; commonplace (prose)

32. Deliberately vague; open to two or more interpretations

33. To suppress

34. To render foolish

35. Proper behavior

36. Malignant; hostile

37. Dark

38. Begging

39. Undertaken independently - although likely to affect others

40. To imitate - follow an example

41. To beseech or beg for fervently

42. Process of repairing or making amends; compensation

43. Secret - stealthy

44. The first for an example; tradition established by time

45. To reduce in rank

46. Pleasant to look at

47. Frank; without cunning

48. Sorry for past wrong actions

49. Greed

50. To avoid - to abstain