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infraction a violation or infringement of a law, agreement, or set of rules
scion detached living portion of a plant, such as a bud or shoot, joined to a stalk with grafting; usually supplying solely aerial parts to a graft, a descendent
compel force or oblige (someone) to do something, urge, pressure
despise feel contempt or a deep repugnance for
justify show or prove to be right or reasonable, explain, support, give reasons for
jeer make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice, mock, ridicule, insult
retaliate make an attack or assault in return for a similar attack, reciprocate, get back at
prominent well known, in public eyes
relentless tenacious, go getting, incredibly determined
dilapidated decayed, deteriorated, or falling into partial ruin, especially through neglect or misuse
vehement intensely emotional, deeply felt, marked by forceful energy
sequence first, next, then, finally
defiant stubborn, angry
dialect accent, slang talk
allusion reference to the bible
tone author, voice
mood reader, feeling
problem/solution locked out/break in a window
connotation fierce, whispering, golden, dark
compare/contrast similarities, differences
expository article, factual
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