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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ?C?U??E

accurse

accurse
(v. t.) To devote to destruction; to imprecate misery or evil upon; to curse; to execrate; to anathematize.

acquire

acquire
(v. t.) To gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own; as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits.

actuate

actuate
(a.) Put in action; actuated.
(v. t.) To put into action or motion; to move or incite to action; to influence actively; to move as motives do; -- more commonly used of persons.
(v. t.) To carry out in practice; to perform.

occurse

occurse
(n.) Same as Occursion.

scourge

scourge
(n.) A lash; a strap or cord; especially, a lash used to inflict pain or punishment; an instrument of punishment or discipline; a whip.
(n.) Hence, a means of inflicting punishment, vengeance, or suffering; an infliction of affliction; a punishment.
(n.) To whip severely; to lash.
(n.) To punish with severity; to chastise; to afflict, as for sins or faults, and with the purpose of correction.
(n.) To harass or afflict severely.

scruple

scruple
(n.) A weight of twenty grains; the third part of a dram.
(n.) Hence, a very small quantity; a particle.
(n.) Hesitation as to action from the difficulty of determining what is right or expedient; unwillingness, doubt, or hesitation proceeding from motives of conscience.
(v. i.) To be reluctant or to hesitate, as regards an action, on account of considerations of conscience or expedience.
(v. t.) To regard with suspicion; to hesitate at; to question.
(v. t.) To excite scruples in; to cause to scruple.