Difficult GRE Words - Group 1

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Exercise
n. one who aspires, as to advancement, honors, or a high position
Exercise
v. humiliate; lower or depress in rank or esteem
Exercise
a. untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
Exercise
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
abate  Speak
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Exercise
a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
Exercise
v. subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
Exercise
n. South Africa's policy of racial separation, in place from 1948 to 1990.
Exercise
n. alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer
abbreviation  Speak
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Exercise
n. person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
Exercise
n. ending; act of abolishing; act of doing away with
Exercise
n. sign of something coming; art or practice of foretelling events by signs or omens
Exercise
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
abdicate  Speak
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Exercise
v. condense; shorten; reduce length of written text
Exercise
n. greediness for wealth; insatiable desire of gain
Exercise
a. bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
Exercise
v. give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim
abdication  Speak
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Exercise
n. the act of giving up or renouncing a right, office, or position of power etc.
Exercise
a. strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented
Exercise
a. sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
Exercise
n. something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
abet  Speak
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Exercise
v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Exercise
v. aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
Exercise
n. an old saying, that has obtained credit by long use
Exercise
n. elevation to godhood; fact or action of becoming a god; an ideal example of something
abeyance  Speak
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Exercise
v. give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim
Exercise
n. abbreviation
Exercise
v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Exercise
n. suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
abhor  Speak
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Exercise
n. entire horn, or any branch of the horn
Exercise
v. fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
Exercise
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
Exercise
n. an enclosed area, often outdoor, for the presentation of sporting events or other spectacular events
abhorrent  Speak
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Exercise
a. disgusting, loathsome
Exercise
n. person with power to decide a dispute; judge
Exercise
a. obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
Exercise
v. refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
abjure  Speak
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Exercise
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
Exercise
n. the act of acquiring or gaining possession
Exercise
a. disgusting, loathsome
Exercise
v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever
ablution  Speak
11
Exercise
v. to assert to be true
Exercise
n. award of merit; expression of approval; praise
Exercise
n. washing or cleansing of the body, especially as part of religious rite
Exercise
n. something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
abnegation  Speak
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Exercise
n. contrast; direct contrast; opposition
Exercise
v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
Exercise
n. repudiation; self-sacrifice; renouncing your own interests in favor of interests of others
Exercise
v. assent; agree without protesting
abolition  Speak
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Exercise
n. funding; money set aside for a specific purpose
Exercise
n. ending; act of abolishing; act of doing away with
Exercise
n. award of merit; expression of approval; praise
Exercise
ad. as known or named at another time or place; also known as
abortive  Speak
14
Exercise
n. being in debt; unpaid, overdue debt or an unfulfilled obligation
Exercise
a. unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless
Exercise
v. officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
v. give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade
abrade  Speak
15
Exercise
v. to make similar, to incorporate or absorb into
Exercise
v. wear away by friction; scrape; erode
Exercise
v. hear and settle a case by judicial procedure
Exercise
v. declare to be true; affirm
abrasion  Speak
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Exercise
n. scratch; friction
Exercise
n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
Exercise
n. poise; self-confident assurance
Exercise
a. slightly sour in taste or in manner; sharp; caustic
abridge  Speak
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Exercise
a. disgusting, loathsome
Exercise
n. person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
Exercise
v. condense; shorten; reduce length of written text
Exercise
a. serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
abrogate  Speak
18
Exercise
n. the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited
Exercise
a. abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
Exercise
v. assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
abscond  Speak
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Exercise
n. repudiation; self-sacrifice; renouncing your own interests in favor of interests of others
Exercise
n. an old saying, that has obtained credit by long use
Exercise
v. comment; make explanatory notes
Exercise
v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
abstemious  Speak
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Exercise
a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
Exercise
a. sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
Exercise
n. alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer
Exercise
n. embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament
abstruse  Speak
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Exercise
n. bitterness of speech and temper; sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone
Exercise
a. obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
Exercise
v. humiliate; lower or depress in rank or esteem
Exercise
v. wear away by friction; scrape; erode
accede  Speak
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Exercise
v. claim without justification; claim for oneself without right
Exercise
v. agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede
Exercise
n. expression of warm approval; praise
Exercise
n. contrast; direct contrast; opposition
acclivity  Speak
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Exercise
n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power
Exercise
v. declare to be true; affirm
Exercise
n. upward slope, as of hill
Exercise
n. bitterness of speech and temper; sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone
accolade  Speak
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Exercise
a. of or pertaining to an atrium, especially the upper chambers of the heart
Exercise
n. award of merit; expression of approval; praise
Exercise
v. aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
Exercise
v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
accretion  Speak
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Exercise
a. capable of using either hand with equal ease
Exercise
n. growth or increase in size by gradual external addition, fusion, or inclusion
Exercise
v. give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade
Exercise
v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
acerbity  Speak
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Exercise
n. bitterness of speech and temper; sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone
Exercise
n. one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent
Exercise
n. look, or particular appearance of the face; the visual percept of a region
Exercise
v. inform; give notice to; make aware
acidulous  Speak
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Exercise
n. something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
Exercise
n. growth or increase in size by gradual external addition, fusion, or inclusion
Exercise
v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
Exercise
a. slightly sour in taste or in manner; sharp; caustic
acquiesce  Speak
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Exercise
v. declare openly; acknowledge openly, boldly, and unashamedly
Exercise
n. the act of acquiring or gaining possession
Exercise
v. assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
v. deprive of oxygen to the extent of producing death or very serious symptoms; suffocate
acquisition  Speak
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Exercise
n. prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
Exercise
v. broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase
Exercise
n. the act of acquiring or gaining possession
Exercise
n. ending; act of abolishing; act of doing away with
acrimonious  Speak
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Exercise
v. officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
v. broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase
Exercise
n. definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion
Exercise
a. bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
acrimony  Speak
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Exercise
n. being in debt; unpaid, overdue debt or an unfulfilled obligation
Exercise
n. something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
Exercise
n. animosity, sharp or bitter hatred
Exercise
v. appeal to or entreat earnestly; command or enjoin solemnly, as under oath
acronym  Speak
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Exercise
v. wear away by friction; scrape; erode
Exercise
n. abbreviation
Exercise
v. subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
Exercise
n. loss of speech due to injury or illness
adage  Speak
33
Exercise
n. growth or increase in size by gradual external addition, fusion, or inclusion
Exercise
a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
Exercise
n. an old saying, that has obtained credit by long use
Exercise
n. advertisement an ad; public promotion of some product or service
addle  Speak
34
Exercise
v. muddle; drive crazy; become confused
Exercise
n. elevated place or structure before which religious ceremonies may be enacted or upon which sacrifices may be offered
Exercise
a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
Exercise
a. manlike; resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance
adherent  Speak
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Exercise
n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
Exercise
v. aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
Exercise
v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Exercise
n. person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
adjudicate  Speak
36
Exercise
v. comment; make explanatory notes
Exercise
n. upward slope, as of hill
Exercise
v. declare to be true; affirm
Exercise
v. hear and settle a case by judicial procedure
adjure  Speak
37
Exercise
n. place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey
Exercise
v. collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
Exercise
n. the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited
Exercise
v. appeal to or entreat earnestly; command or enjoin solemnly, as under oath
adorn  Speak
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Exercise
v. enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments
Exercise
a. strikingly appropriate and relevant; well-suited
Exercise
n. loss of speech due to injury or illness
Exercise
a. fit for growing crops, as by plowing
adornment  Speak
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Exercise
n. embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament
Exercise
a. manlike; resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance
Exercise
a. fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
Exercise
n. harshness of manner, roughness
adroit  Speak
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Exercise
a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
Exercise
v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
Exercise
v. condense; shorten; reduce length of written text
Exercise
a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
adulterate  Speak
41
Exercise
v. officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
n. advertisement an ad; public promotion of some product or service
Exercise
v. give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim
Exercise
v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
adumbrate  Speak
42
Exercise
n. growth or increase in size by gradual external addition, fusion, or inclusion
Exercise
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
Exercise
a. bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
Exercise
v. give hint or indication of something; disclose partially or guardedly; overshadow; shade
advert  Speak
43
Exercise
v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Exercise
n. harshness of manner, roughness
Exercise
v. subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
Exercise
n. advertisement an ad; public promotion of some product or service
affable  Speak
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Exercise
a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
Exercise
a. easily approachable; warmly friendly
Exercise
n. loss of speech due to injury or illness
Exercise
v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
aggrandize  Speak
45
Exercise
a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
Exercise
a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
Exercise
v. increase scope of; extend; intensify; make greater in power, influence, stature, or reputation
Exercise
n. poise; self-confident assurance
aggregation  Speak
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Exercise
v. to assert to be true
Exercise
n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
Exercise
n. the act of giving up or renouncing a right, office, or position of power etc.
Exercise
a. fragrant or sweet-smelling; caused by fragrant odor
aghast  Speak
47
Exercise
a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
Exercise
n. greediness for wealth; insatiable desire of gain
Exercise
a. manlike; resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance
Exercise
ad. as known or named at another time or place; also known as
agnostic  Speak
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Exercise
n. superiority or decisive advantage; domination
Exercise
v. wear away by friction; scrape; erode
Exercise
n. one who is skeptical of existence of a god or any ultimate reality
Exercise
n. scratch; friction
aka  Speak
49
Exercise
ad. as known or named at another time or place; also known as
Exercise
v. adjust or calculate so as to reflect a rate that is based on a full year
Exercise
n. subtle but base deception; trickery; cleverness or skill; ingenuity
Exercise
v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
alkali  Speak
50
Exercise
v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
Exercise
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
Exercise
n. place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey
Exercise
n. soda ash; caustic soda, caustic potash; one of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, potash, and ammonia
allege  Speak
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Exercise
v. to assert to be true
Exercise
n. fall or slide of a large mass, as of snow or rock, down a mountainside
Exercise
n. alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer
Exercise
a. preventing infection; having cleansing effect
allude  Speak
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Exercise
n. person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
Exercise
v. refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
Exercise
n. expression of warm approval; praise
Exercise
a. free of artificiality; natural; open and honest
allurement  Speak
53
Exercise
n. ending; act of abolishing; act of doing away with
Exercise
n. temptation; enticement; any real or apparent good held forth, or operating, as a motive to action
Exercise
n. gradual decrease in numbers; reduction in work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment
Exercise
n. an indirect reference
allusion  Speak
54
Exercise
a. of or pertaining to an atrium, especially the upper chambers of the heart
Exercise
n. harshness of manner, roughness
Exercise
n. suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
Exercise
n. an indirect reference
altar  Speak
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Exercise
n. person with power to decide a dispute; judge
Exercise
n. elevated place or structure before which religious ceremonies may be enacted or upon which sacrifices may be offered
Exercise
n. embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament
Exercise
n. look, or particular appearance of the face; the visual percept of a region
amalgam  Speak
56
Exercise
a. disgusting, loathsome
Exercise
v. assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
n. a combination of many different things; an alloy of mercury and other metals
Exercise
v. to make similar, to incorporate or absorb into
amalgamate  Speak
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Exercise
v. combine; unite in one body; mix or alloy a metal with mercury
Exercise
v. fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
Exercise
a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
Exercise
n. fall or slide of a large mass, as of snow or rock, down a mountainside
amass  Speak
58
Exercise
n. growth or increase in size by gradual external addition, fusion, or inclusion
Exercise
n. person with power to decide a dispute; judge
Exercise
v. collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
Exercise
ad. once more; again; in a new and different way
ambidextrous  Speak
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Exercise
ad. as known or named at another time or place; also known as
Exercise
a. of or pertaining to an atrium, especially the upper chambers of the heart
Exercise
v. enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments
Exercise
a. capable of using either hand with equal ease
ambivalence  Speak
60
Exercise
n. state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
Exercise
n. something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
Exercise
v. declare openly; acknowledge openly, boldly, and unashamedly
Exercise
v. prove genuine; establish authenticity of
amble  Speak
61
Exercise
a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
Exercise
n. moving at an easy pace; walk slowly or leisurely
Exercise
n. the act of acquiring or gaining possession
Exercise
n. definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion
amenity  Speak
62
Exercise
n. underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc
Exercise
a. serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
Exercise
n. pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
Exercise
a. strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented
amorphous  Speak
63
Exercise
a. untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
Exercise
a. formless; lacking shape or definition
Exercise
v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever
Exercise
v. to make similar, to incorporate or absorb into
amplify  Speak
64
Exercise
v. broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase
Exercise
n. an enclosed area, often outdoor, for the presentation of sporting events or other spectacular events
Exercise
n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
Exercise
n. repudiation; self-sacrifice; renouncing your own interests in favor of interests of others
amputee  Speak
65
Exercise
v. aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
Exercise
ad. once more; again; in a new and different way
Exercise
n. a person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation
Exercise
n. repudiation; self-sacrifice; renouncing your own interests in favor of interests of others
analgesic  Speak
66
Exercise
n. state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
Exercise
a. serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
Exercise
n. eye defect that prevents proper focus
Exercise
n. book of literary selections by various authors
analogous  Speak
67
Exercise
a. unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless
Exercise
n. suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
Exercise
v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever
Exercise
a. comparable; similar or alike
anathema  Speak
68
Exercise
a. unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless
Exercise
n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
Exercise
n. washing or cleansing of the body, especially as part of religious rite
Exercise
n. feeling of animosity
ancillary  Speak
69
Exercise
a. serving as aid or accessory; auxiliary
Exercise
a. preventing infection; having cleansing effect
Exercise
a. strikingly appropriate and relevant; well-suited
Exercise
v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
anew  Speak
70
Exercise
ad. once more; again; in a new and different way
Exercise
n. animosity, sharp or bitter hatred
Exercise
n. state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
Exercise
n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power
animus  Speak
71
Exercise
n. feeling of animosity
Exercise
a. fragrant or sweet-smelling; caused by fragrant odor
Exercise
n. animosity, sharp or bitter hatred
Exercise
a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
annotate  Speak
72
Exercise
n. gradual decrease in numbers; reduction in work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment
Exercise
n. underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc
Exercise
v. comment; make explanatory notes
Exercise
v. hear and settle a case by judicial procedure
annualize  Speak
73
Exercise
n. subtle but base deception; trickery; cleverness or skill; ingenuity
Exercise
v. declare to be true; affirm
Exercise
n. South Africa's policy of racial separation, in place from 1948 to 1990.
Exercise
v. adjust or calculate so as to reflect a rate that is based on a full year
anodyne  Speak
74
Exercise
n. source of relaxation or comfort; medicine that relieves pain
Exercise
v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
Exercise
a. slightly sour in taste or in manner; sharp; caustic
Exercise
v. make slender, fine, or small; weaken; lessen density of
anomalous  Speak
75
Exercise
n. the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited
Exercise
a. deviating from normal or common order, form, or rule
Exercise
a. antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
Exercise
v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
antagonist  Speak
76
Exercise
n. one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent
Exercise
n. alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer
Exercise
n. being in debt; unpaid, overdue debt or an unfulfilled obligation
Exercise
a. disgusting, loathsome
antedate  Speak
77
Exercise
v. be earlier in time; go back further
Exercise
a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
Exercise
v. express agreement to what is alleged or proposed; accept
Exercise
ad. as known or named at another time or place; also known as
antediluvian  Speak
78
Exercise
n. gradual decrease in numbers; reduction in work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment
Exercise
a. antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
Exercise
a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
Exercise
v. fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
anthology  Speak
79
Exercise
n. award of merit; expression of approval; praise
Exercise
a. comparable; similar or alike
Exercise
n. book of literary selections by various authors
Exercise
n. state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
anthropoid  Speak
80
Exercise
n. a combination of many different things; an alloy of mercury and other metals
Exercise
a. disgusting, loathsome
Exercise
a. manlike; resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance
Exercise
n. person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
antipathy  Speak
81
Exercise
n. strong feelings of aversion or dislike
Exercise
v. muddle; drive crazy; become confused
Exercise
v. fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
Exercise
n. animosity, sharp or bitter hatred
antithesis  Speak
82
Exercise
n. prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
Exercise
n. contrast; direct contrast; opposition
Exercise
v. deprive of oxygen to the extent of producing death or very serious symptoms; suffocate
Exercise
n. superiority or decisive advantage; domination
antler  Speak
83
Exercise
n. entire horn, or any branch of the horn
Exercise
a. manlike; resembling a human, especially in shape or outward appearance
Exercise
a. strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented
Exercise
n. repudiation; self-sacrifice; renouncing your own interests in favor of interests of others
apartheid  Speak
84
Exercise
n. harshness of manner, roughness
Exercise
n. South Africa's policy of racial separation, in place from 1948 to 1990.
Exercise
n. place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey
Exercise
n. abbreviation
aperitif  Speak
85
Exercise
v. subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
Exercise
n. something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
Exercise
n. alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer
Exercise
v. prove genuine; establish authenticity of
aperture  Speak
86
Exercise
n. harshness of manner, roughness
Exercise
a. leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
Exercise
n. opening; diameter of such an opening; hole
Exercise
n. activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment
aphasia  Speak
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Exercise
n. a person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation
Exercise
n. loss of speech due to injury or illness
Exercise
n. solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
Exercise
n. definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion
aphorism  Speak
88
Exercise
n. something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
Exercise
n. severe and rigid economy; severe or rigorous simplicity; absence of adornment or luxury
Exercise
n. definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion
Exercise
n. pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
apiary  Speak
89
Exercise
a. obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
Exercise
n. place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey
Exercise
n. opening; diameter of such an opening; hole
Exercise
n. one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent
aplomb  Speak
90
Exercise
n. book of literary selections by various authors
Exercise
a. obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
Exercise
n. poise; self-confident assurance
Exercise
n. scratch; friction
apocryphal  Speak
91
Exercise
a. untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
Exercise
n. one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent
Exercise
a. tree-dwelling; treelike; living in trees
Exercise
a. preventing infection; having cleansing effect
apogee  Speak
92
Exercise
n. the highest point; point in orbit most distant from the body being orbited
Exercise
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
Exercise
n. look, or particular appearance of the face; the visual percept of a region
Exercise
n. expression of warm approval; praise
apostate  Speak
93
Exercise
n. state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
Exercise
n. advertisement an ad; public promotion of some product or service
Exercise
n. place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey
Exercise
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
apotheosis  Speak
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n. embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament
Exercise
v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
Exercise
n. South Africa's policy of racial separation, in place from 1948 to 1990.
Exercise
n. elevation to godhood; fact or action of becoming a god; an ideal example of something
appease  Speak
95
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v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Exercise
v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever
Exercise
v. deprive of oxygen to the extent of producing death or very serious symptoms; suffocate
Exercise
v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
appellation  Speak
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n. harshness of manner, roughness
Exercise
v. aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
Exercise
n. place where bees and beehives are kept, especially where bees are raised for their honey
Exercise
n. name; title; act of naming; act of appealing for aid, sympathy
apposite  Speak
97
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a. strikingly appropriate and relevant; well-suited
Exercise
n. animosity, sharp or bitter hatred
Exercise
a. fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
Exercise
n. scratch; friction
apprise  Speak
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v. collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
Exercise
v. make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
Exercise
a. bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
Exercise
v. inform; give notice to; make aware
approbation  Speak
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v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Exercise
n. book of literary selections by various authors
Exercise
n. expression of warm approval; praise
Exercise
n. advertisement an ad; public promotion of some product or service
appropriation  Speak
100
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n. funding; money set aside for a specific purpose
Exercise
a. disgusting, loathsome
Exercise
n. contrast; direct contrast; opposition
Exercise
a. bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner
aquifer  Speak
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n. underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc
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a. comparable; similar or alike
Exercise
a. tree-dwelling; treelike; living in trees
Exercise
n. embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament
aquiline  Speak
102
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n. something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
Exercise
v. collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
Exercise
a. comparable; similar or alike
Exercise
a. curved or hooked like an eagle's beak
arable  Speak
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v. deprive of oxygen to the extent of producing death or very serious symptoms; suffocate
Exercise
a. fit for growing crops, as by plowing
Exercise
a. serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
Exercise
a. strikingly appropriate and relevant; well-suited
arbiter  Speak
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n. person with power to decide a dispute; judge
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a. not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
Exercise
a. disgusting, loathsome
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n. look, or particular appearance of the face; the visual percept of a region
arboreal  Speak
105
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a. abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
Exercise
a. tree-dwelling; treelike; living in trees
Exercise
n. severe and rigid economy; severe or rigorous simplicity; absence of adornment or luxury
Exercise
n. ending; act of abolishing; act of doing away with
archetype  Speak
106
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n. prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
Exercise
v. make slender, fine, or small; weaken; lessen density of
Exercise
n. poise; self-confident assurance
Exercise
n. feeling of animosity
archipelago  Speak
107
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v. adjust or calculate so as to reflect a rate that is based on a full year
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a. fit for growing crops, as by plowing
Exercise
n. a large group of islands; a sea, containing a large number of scattered islands
Exercise
n. repudiation; self-sacrifice; renouncing your own interests in favor of interests of others
arena  Speak
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n. an enclosed area, often outdoor, for the presentation of sporting events or other spectacular events
Exercise
n. scratch; friction
Exercise
a. capable of using either hand with equal ease
Exercise
a. fit for growing crops, as by plowing
aromatic  Speak
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a. fragrant or sweet-smelling; caused by fragrant odor
Exercise
n. temptation; enticement; any real or apparent good held forth, or operating, as a motive to action
Exercise
n. a person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation
Exercise
v. refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
arraign  Speak
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v. officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
v. collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
Exercise
v. inform; give notice to; make aware
Exercise
a. formless; lacking shape or definition
arrears  Speak
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v. combine; unite in one body; mix or alloy a metal with mercury
Exercise
v. collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
Exercise
n. being in debt; unpaid, overdue debt or an unfulfilled obligation
Exercise
n. award of merit; expression of approval; praise
arrogate  Speak
112
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n. one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent
Exercise
v. claim without justification; claim for oneself without right
Exercise
a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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a. fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
artifice  Speak
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v. collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
Exercise
n. subtle but base deception; trickery; cleverness or skill; ingenuity
Exercise
v. inform; give notice to; make aware
Exercise
v. declare openly; acknowledge openly, boldly, and unashamedly
artless  Speak
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a. fit for growing crops, as by plowing
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a. free of artificiality; natural; open and honest
Exercise
v. be earlier in time; go back further
Exercise
n. pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
ascendancy  Speak
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n. definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion
Exercise
a. preventing infection; having cleansing effect
Exercise
n. superiority or decisive advantage; domination
Exercise
n. something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
ascetic  Speak
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n. soda ash; caustic soda, caustic potash; one of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, potash, and ammonia
Exercise
a. leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
Exercise
n. being in debt; unpaid, overdue debt or an unfulfilled obligation
Exercise
v. claim without justification; claim for oneself without right
aseptic  Speak
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n. abbreviation
Exercise
n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power
Exercise
n. ending; act of abolishing; act of doing away with
Exercise
a. preventing infection; having cleansing effect
aspect  Speak
118
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n. upward slope, as of hill
Exercise
n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power
Exercise
a. causing contraction; having the effect of drawing tissue together; stern or austere
Exercise
n. look, or particular appearance of the face; the visual percept of a region
asperity  Speak
119
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a. capable of using either hand with equal ease
Exercise
n. pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
Exercise
a. preventing infection; having cleansing effect
Exercise
n. harshness of manner, roughness
asphyxiate  Speak
120
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n. a large group of islands; a sea, containing a large number of scattered islands
Exercise
a. unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless
Exercise
v. deprive of oxygen to the extent of producing death or very serious symptoms; suffocate
Exercise
v. officially charge someone in a court of law
aspirant  Speak
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n. open declaration; frank acknowledgment
Exercise
n. activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment
Exercise
n. one who aspires, as to advancement, honors, or a high position
Exercise
v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
assail  Speak
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v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
Exercise
v. make slender, fine, or small; weaken; lessen density of
Exercise
v. appeal to or entreat earnestly; command or enjoin solemnly, as under oath
Exercise
n. suspended action; temporary cessation or suspension
assent  Speak
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n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
Exercise
v. express agreement to what is alleged or proposed; accept
Exercise
n. temptation; enticement; any real or apparent good held forth, or operating, as a motive to action
Exercise
n. advertisement an ad; public promotion of some product or service
assiduous  Speak
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a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
Exercise
n. severe and rigid economy; severe or rigorous simplicity; absence of adornment or luxury
Exercise
n. fall or slide of a large mass, as of snow or rock, down a mountainside
Exercise
n. an invisible breath; distinctive atmosphere or quality associated with something
assimilate  Speak
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v. to make similar, to incorporate or absorb into
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a. unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless
Exercise
n. contrast; direct contrast; opposition
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v. assent; agree without protesting
assuage  Speak
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a. disgusting, loathsome
Exercise
v. ease or lessen pain; satisfy or appease
Exercise
v. officially charge someone in a court of law
Exercise
n. being in debt; unpaid, overdue debt or an unfulfilled obligation
astigmatism  Speak
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n. eye defect that prevents proper focus
Exercise
v. to assert to be true
Exercise
v. assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever
astringent  Speak
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a. causing contraction; having the effect of drawing tissue together; stern or austere
Exercise
a. slightly sour in taste or in manner; sharp; caustic
Exercise
v. leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
Exercise
a. disgusting, loathsome
asymmetric  Speak
129
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n. an invisible breath; distinctive atmosphere or quality associated with something
Exercise
n. opening; diameter of such an opening; hole
Exercise
a. not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
Exercise
v. fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
atrial  Speak
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a. abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
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v. declare to be true; affirm
Exercise
v. comment; make explanatory notes
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a. of or pertaining to an atrium, especially the upper chambers of the heart
attainment  Speak
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a. causing contraction; having the effect of drawing tissue together; stern or austere
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n. something, such as an accomplishment or achievement; achievement
Exercise
n. expression of warm approval; praise
Exercise
v. prove genuine; establish authenticity of
attenuate  Speak
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n. look, or particular appearance of the face; the visual percept of a region
Exercise
v. make slender, fine, or small; weaken; lessen density of
Exercise
n. the act of giving up or renouncing a right, office, or position of power etc.
Exercise
v. combine; unite in one body; mix or alloy a metal with mercury
attrition  Speak
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n. gradual decrease in numbers; reduction in work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment
Exercise
a. fit for growing crops, as by plowing
Exercise
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
Exercise
n. entire horn, or any branch of the horn
audacious  Speak
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a. fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
Exercise
n. upward slope, as of hill
Exercise
a. slightly sour in taste or in manner; sharp; caustic
Exercise
a. fit for growing crops, as by plowing
augury  Speak
135
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n. open declaration; frank acknowledgment
Exercise
a. unsuccessful; failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless
Exercise
n. upward slope, as of hill
Exercise
n. sign of something coming; art or practice of foretelling events by signs or omens
aura  Speak
136
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n. an invisible breath; distinctive atmosphere or quality associated with something
Exercise
a. obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
Exercise
v. condense; shorten; reduce length of written text
Exercise
n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power
austere  Speak
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a. strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented
Exercise
a. sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
Exercise
n. temptation; enticement; any real or apparent good held forth, or operating, as a motive to action
Exercise
n. definition or concise statement of principle; tersely phrased statement of truth or opinion
austerity  Speak
138
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n. severe and rigid economy; severe or rigorous simplicity; absence of adornment or luxury
Exercise
n. person with power to decide a dispute; judge
Exercise
n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power
Exercise
n. advertisement an ad; public promotion of some product or service
authenticate  Speak
139
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n. fall or slide of a large mass, as of snow or rock, down a mountainside
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n. an old saying, that has obtained credit by long use
Exercise
v. prove genuine; establish authenticity of
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a. fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
autocrat  Speak
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a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
Exercise
v. adjust or calculate so as to reflect a rate that is based on a full year
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v. appeal to or entreat earnestly; command or enjoin solemnly, as under oath
Exercise
n. dictator; ruler having unlimited power
autonomous  Speak
141
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a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
Exercise
a. of or pertaining to an atrium, especially the upper chambers of the heart
Exercise
a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
Exercise
n. sign of something coming; art or practice of foretelling events by signs or omens
avalanche  Speak
142
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n. opening; diameter of such an opening; hole
Exercise
n. fall or slide of a large mass, as of snow or rock, down a mountainside
Exercise
v. renounce upon oath; abandon forever
Exercise
n. an invisible breath; distinctive atmosphere or quality associated with something
avarice  Speak
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a. slightly sour in taste or in manner; sharp; caustic
Exercise
n. greediness for wealth; insatiable desire of gain
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v. fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
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a. not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
aver  Speak
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v. declare to be true; affirm
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a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
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a. free of artificiality; natural; open and honest
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a. deviating from normal or common order, form, or rule
aviation  Speak
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n. strong feelings of aversion or dislike
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n. animosity, sharp or bitter hatred
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n. contrast; direct contrast; opposition
Exercise
n. art or act of flying; specifically, the science or art of directing and controlling flying-machines
avocation  Speak
146
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n. activity taken up in addition to one's regular work or profession, usually for enjoyment
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n. scratch; friction
Exercise
v. broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase
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n. the act of giving up or renouncing a right, office, or position of power etc.
avow  Speak
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a. skillful and adept under pressing conditions
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a. obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
Exercise
n. South Africa's policy of racial separation, in place from 1948 to 1990.
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v. declare openly; acknowledge openly, boldly, and unashamedly
avowal  Speak
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n. open declaration; frank acknowledgment
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v. adjust or calculate so as to reflect a rate that is based on a full year
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v. muddle; drive crazy; become confused
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a. of or pertaining to an atrium, especially the upper chambers of the heart