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n.
shortening something by omitting parts of it


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a. Syn. anomalous; unusual
unusual; not typical; not normal


Spelling Word: abnormal
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v. Syn. cancel; annul
cancel; put an end to; destroy completely


Spelling Word: abolish
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a. Syn. primitive; native
being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native


Spelling Word: aboriginal
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v. Syn. failure; terminate
stop; terminate before completion; terminate a pregnancy


Spelling Word: abort
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v.
be full of; be plentiful


Spelling Word: abound
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n. Syn. scratch; friction
scratch; friction


Spelling Word: abrasion
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v. Syn. condense; shorten
condense; shorten; reduce length of written text


Spelling Word: abridge
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a. Syn. sudden; unforeseen
broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another


Spelling Word: abrupt
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v. Syn. monopolize; receive
assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention


Spelling Word: absorb
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a. Syn. theoretical; abstruse
theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand


Spelling Word: abstract
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n. Syn. profusion; richness
great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing


Spelling Word: abundance
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v. Syn. speed; hasten
move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected


Spelling Word: accelerate
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n. Syn. adjunct; appendage
additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item


Spelling Word: accessory
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v. Syn. applaud
applaud; announce with great approval


Spelling Word: acclaim
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v. Syn. adapt; oblige
do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for


Spelling Word: accommodate
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n.
living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience


Spelling Word: accommodation
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v.
travel with; be associated with


Spelling Word: accompany
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n. Syn. agreement; treaty
settlement or compromise of conflicting opinions; written agreement between two states


Spelling Word: accord
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a.
liable to being called to account; answerable; responsible; something that can be explained


Spelling Word: accountable
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v. Syn. collect
pile up; collect; mount up; increase


Spelling Word: accumulate
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n.
one who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault


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v. Syn. accomplish; fulfill
gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill


Spelling Word: achieve
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v. Syn. Inform
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar


Spelling Word: acquaint
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v. Syn. obtain; gain
gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with tracking system


Spelling Word: acquire
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n. Syn. acquirement; attainment
act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something


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v. Syn. encourage; stimulate
make active or more active; stimulate; make radioactive


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a. Syn. keen; sharp
quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe


Spelling Word: acute
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v. Syn. alter; modify
make fit for; change to suit a new purpose


Spelling Word: adapt
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v.
cause someone to become dependent; indulge in; be devoted to


Spelling Word: addict
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a. Syn. competent; proficient
expert at; very skilled; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude


Spelling Word: adept
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a. Syn. sufficient; enough
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose


Spelling Word: adequate
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v. Syn. stick; bond
stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with


Spelling Word: adhere
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a. Syn. adjoining; neighboring
adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near


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v. Syn. attach
be next to; be contiguous to; border on


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v. Syn. govern; supervise
govern; supervise; give or apply medications


Spelling Word: administer
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v.
administer; supply; supervise or be in charge of


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n. Syn. admittance; entrance; access
act or practice of admitting; power or permission to enter


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n. Syn. youth; juvenescence
state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity


Spelling Word: adolescence
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n. Syn. arrival
coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important


Spelling Word: advent
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a. Syn. unfavorable; hostile
in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose


Spelling Word: adverse
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v. Syn. notify
give notice to; inform or apprise; make known; give public notice of


Spelling Word: advertise
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v. Syn. urge; support
speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something


Spelling Word: advocate
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a.
of the air or atmosphere; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air


Spelling Word: aerial
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a. Syn. artistic; elegant
elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste


Spelling Word: aesthetic
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v. Syn. associate; incorporate
associate; incorporate


Spelling Word: affiliate
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v. Syn. assert; confirm
assert; confirm


Spelling Word: affirm
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v. Syn. fasten; attach
fasten; append; add on; secure to something


Spelling Word: affix
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v. Syn. plague; suffer; torment
cause pain, suffering or distress


Spelling Word: afflict
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v. Syn. gather; accumulate
gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to


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n. Syn. anxiety; disturbance
anxiety; extreme emotional disturbance


Spelling Word: agitation
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n.
extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; last struggle of life; death struggle


Spelling Word: agony
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a. Syn. pleasing; acceptable
ready to consent or submit; acceptable


Spelling Word: agreeable
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a.
exposure to air for freshening or drying; exposure to public attention; radio or television broadcast


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ad.
even though; although; notwithstanding


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v. Syn. estrange; transfer; separate
cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally


Spelling Word: alienate
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v. Syn. affirm
state without proof; assert to be true


Spelling Word: allege
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n. Syn. loyalty; fidelity
loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion


Spelling Word: allegiance
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v. Syn. relieve; moderate; reduce
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part


Spelling Word: alleviate
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v. Syn. assign
assign; distribute according to plan


Spelling Word: allocate
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v. Syn. distribute
parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot


Spelling Word: allot
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n. Syn. authorization; permission
approval; act of allowing, granting, or admitting


Spelling Word: allowance
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v. Syn. combine; mix
combine; mix; make less pure; lessen or moderate


Spelling Word: alloy
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ad.
along or by the side; side by side with


Spelling Word: alongside
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a.
arranged in customary order of the letters of a language


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v. Syn. modify; change; convert
modify; cause to change; make different; convert


Spelling Word: alter
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a. Syn. substitute
happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute


Spelling Word: alternate
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n. Syn. elevation; height
elevation especially above sea level; height


Spelling Word: altitude
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a. Syn. nonprofessional; inexpert
nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art


Spelling Word: amateur
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v. Syn. stun; astonish; shock
astonish; affect with wonder


Spelling Word: amaze
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n.
state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty


Spelling Word: ambiguity
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a.
unclear or doubtful in meaning


Spelling Word: ambiguous
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a. Syn. aspiring; enterprising
aspiring; having a strong desire for success or achievement


Spelling Word: ambitious
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v. Syn. correct; improve
change for the better; improve; remove faults or errors


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n.
compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation


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ad. Syn. among
in the middle of; among; surrounded by


Spelling Word: amid
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ad. Syn. amid; among
amid; in the middle of; among


Spelling Word: amidst
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n. Syn. weapon
military stores or provisions; articles used in weapons, as powder, balls, shot, shells


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a.
able to live both on land and in water


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a. Syn. abundant
more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large


Spelling Word: ample
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v. Syn. intensify; increase
broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase


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v. Syn. absorb; distract; bewilder
occupy in an agreeable, pleasing, or entertaining fashion; cause laughter or be funny; delude or deceive


Spelling Word: amuse
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n. Syn. similarity; parallelism
similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity


Spelling Word: analogy
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v.
resolve anything complex into its elements; separate into parts for purpose of examination of each separately


Spelling Word: analyse
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a.
of analysis; resolving into elements or parts


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n. Syn. forefather; forebear
forefather; forebear; forerunner or predecessor


Spelling Word: ancestor
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v. Syn. fasten
secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate


Spelling Word: anchor
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n. Syn. episode; story
short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography


Spelling Word: anecdote
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v. Syn. destroy
destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence


Spelling Word: annihilate
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v. Syn. disturb; irritate
disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate


Spelling Word: annoy
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n.
annual payment of allowance or income; periodical payment, amounting to a fixed sum in each year


Spelling Word: annuity
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n. Syn. hostility; enmity
active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor


Spelling Word: antagonism
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a.
opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it


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n. Syn. song; hymn
song of praise or patriotism; song of devotion or loyalty


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n. Syn. collection
book of literary selections by various authors


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n.
social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings


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a. Syn. antibacterial
of or relating to chemical substance that kills microorganisms and cures infections


Spelling Word: antibiotic
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v. Syn. expect; predict
act in advance of; deal with ahead of time; predict


Spelling Word: anticipate
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n. Syn. expectation
something expected; pleasurable expectation; wishing with confidence


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n.
word of opposite meaning; counter term


Spelling Word: antonym
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a.
offering or expressing an apology or excuse; serving as or containing a formal justification or defense


Spelling Word: apologetic
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n. Syn. equipment
a group of parts that work together to perform given function; appliance or device for particular purpose


Spelling Word: apparatus
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a. Syn. visible
capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye


Spelling Word: apparent
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v. Syn. attach
attach; add as supplement or appendix


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n. Syn. appendage; adjunct; concomitant
something appended or added


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v. Syn. clap; acclaim
acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands


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n.
durable goods for home or office use; device or instrument for household use


Spelling Word: appliance
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n. Syn. candidate
candidate


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n. Syn. assessment; evaluation
assessment; evaluation; the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth


Spelling Word: appraisal
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a. Syn. considerable; perceptible
considerable; perceptible


Spelling Word: appreciable
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n.
works for an expert to learn a trade; beginner; learner


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v. Syn. approach
approach; come near


Spelling Word: approximate
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a. Syn. appropriate; suitable
likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand


Spelling Word: apt
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n. Syn. intelligence; talent
inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding


Spelling Word: aptitude
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n.
tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals


Spelling Word: aquarium
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a. Syn. watery
consisting of, relating to, or being in water


Spelling Word: aquatic
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a. Syn. capricious; impulse
randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle


Spelling Word: arbitrary
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n.
continuous portion of a circle; something curved in shape


Spelling Word: arc
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n.
any part of a curved line


Spelling Word: arch
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a. Syn. antiquated
no longer current or applicable; antiquated


Spelling Word: archaic
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n.
one who designs and supervises the construction of buildings or other large structures


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n.
public records; place where public records are kept


Spelling Word: archives
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a. Syn. intense; passionate; zealous
displaying or by strong enthusiasm or devotion; passionate


Spelling Word: ardent
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a. Syn. hard; strenuous
demanding great effort or labor; difficult


Spelling Word: arduous
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n.
playing field where sports events take place; large structure for open-air sports or entertainments


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v. Syn. spring
come up from a lower to a higher position; come above the horizon; spring up; come into action


Spelling Word: arise
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n.
defensive covering, as of metal, wood, or leather, worn to protect the body against weapons


Spelling Word: armour
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v. Syn. excite; stimulate; awake
excite; stimulate; awaken from or as if from sleep


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v. Syn. marshal
set out for display or use; place in orderly arrangement


Spelling Word: array
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a. Syn. effective; distinct
expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language


Spelling Word: articulate
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a. Syn. unreal
made by humans; produced rather than natural.


Spelling Word: artificial
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n.
large weapons, such as cannon and missile launchers operated by crews; branch of army in use of large weapons


Spelling Word: artillery
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v. Syn. climb; mount
climb; mount


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n.
upward slope or grade; movement upward


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v. Syn. discover; insure
find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of


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v. Syn. refer; attribute; assign
inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality


Spelling Word: ascribe
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n. Syn. respect; facet
distinct feature or element in a problem; a way in which something can be viewed by the mind


Spelling Word: aspect
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n. Syn. ambition; longing
ambition; longing


Spelling Word: aspiration
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v. Syn. dream; seek
seek to attain; long for; strive toward an end


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n.
act of assassinating; killing by treacherous violence; murder of public figure by surprise attack


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v. Syn. gather
put together; bring or call together into a group or whole


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v. Syn. declare
declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly


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v. Syn. estimate; judge
estimate value; judge worth of something


Spelling Word: assess
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n. Syn. properties; advantage
properties; advantage; useful or valuable quality


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v. Syn. appoint; allot
appoint; allot; make over; point out authoritatively or exactly


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a. Syn. varied; miscellaneous
varied; miscellaneous


Spelling Word: assorted
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n. Syn. hypothesis; supposition
something taken for accepted as true without proof; taking over or taking possession of


Spelling Word: assumption
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n. Syn. certainty; confidence; insurance; guaranty
promise or pledge; certainty; self-confidence; freedom from doubt


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v. Syn. surprise; shock
affect with wonder; surprise; shock


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n.
branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and universe as a whole


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n. Syn. protection
place of refuge or shelter; protection


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n.
sports man; one who contended for prize in public games


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n.
a bound volume of maps, charts, or tables


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v. Syn. fasten; annex
fasten; annex; be in contact with


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v. Syn. gain
achieve or accomplish; gain


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n.
act of being present


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n. Syn. aide; servant
aide; servant; accompanying; person who participates in a meeting


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n. Syn. trait
essential quality; reputation; honor


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a. Syn. perceptible; discernible
perceptible; heard or perceptible by the ear


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n.
examination of accounts; adjustment or correction of accounts


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n.
area of theater or concert hall where audience sits


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v. Syn. increase
make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity


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a. Syn. genuine; real; valid; trustworthy
not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy


Spelling Word: authentic
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n.
beginner, former, or first mover of anything; creator; originator; one who composes or writes book or composer


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a.
having weight of authority; peremptory and dictatorial


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v. Syn. empower; sanction
empower; give permission for; sanction


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v.
replace or enhance human labor with machines


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a. Syn. automated; mechanized; involuntary
mechanized; operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control


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n.
act or process of converting the controlling of a machine or device to a more automatic system, such as computer or electronic controls


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n.
self-propelled vehicle suitable for use on street or roadway


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n. Syn. independence; liberty
independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination


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a. Syn. aiding; supplementary
helper, additional or subsidiary


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v. Syn. profit; promote
turn to advantage of; be of service to; profit; promote


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n.
great mass of falling snow and ice


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v. Syn. prevent
prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away


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n. Syn. flying; flight; aeronautics
art or science of flying; flight; aeronautics


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n. Syn. shaft; pivot
the center around which something rotates; pivot


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a.
directed to the back or rear; unwilling; averse; reluctant; hesitating; undeveloped


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n.
single celled organism with no nucleus


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n.
game played on a court with light long-handled rackets


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v. Syn. frustrate; perplex
frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of


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n.
printed or written ticket used in voting; act of voting; whole number of votes cast at an election


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n.
plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries


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n. Syn. Prohibition
official prohibition; decree that prohibits something


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n.
strip of woven material, used in dressing and binding up wounds


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v. Syn. dispel
drive out; drive away; compel to depart; dispel


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a.
penniless, without any money; financially ruined


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n. Syn. feast
feast; entertainment of eating and drinking


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n. Syn. yelp; howl
sound made by a dog; harsh sound uttered by a dog


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n.
instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere


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a. Syn. desolate
desolate; fruitless and unproductive; lacking


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n. Syn. obstacle
hastily put together defensive barrier; obstacle


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n. Syn. obstacle; hindrance; hurdle
obstacle; structure built to bar passage; boundary or limit


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v. Syn. trade; exchange
trade goods or services without the exchange of money


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n.
quantity of bread baked at one time; a collection of things or persons to be handled together


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v. Syn. lave; immerse
wash by immersion, as in a bath; subject to bath; lave; immerse or cover one's self


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v.
beat with successive blows; beat repeatedly and with violence


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n. Syn. pearl; drops; droplet
small piece of material, such as glass, plastic, or wood, that is pierced for stringing


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n.
one skilled in giving cosmetic treatments; one who does hair styling, manicures, and other beauty treatments


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ad. Syn. previously; aforetime
in state of anticipation; in advance; by way of preparation


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a. Syn. helpful; useful
helpful; tending to promote physical well-being


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n.
space for ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; place to sleep or stay; appointment or job


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v. Syn. harass; attack
attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in


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n. Syn. refreshment
liquids for drinking, usually excluding water; refreshment


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v. Syn. confuse
lead into perplexity or confusion; perplex with mazes


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n. Syn. prejudice; preference
preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way


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n.
list of works of a specific author or publisher; list of writings relating to a given subject


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a. Syn. mutual; lateral
two-sided; mutual


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n.
using or able to use two languages, especially with equal or nearly equal fluency


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v. Syn. contract; cohere; stick
tie, or confine with a cord, band, or chain; make fast; contract; cohere or stick together


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n.
an account of the series of events making up a person's life; accounts of people's life


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n.
mineral pitch; black, tarry substance, burning with a bright flame


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n. Syn. flame
brilliant burst of fire; destructive fire; flame


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v. Syn. whiten; blanch
make white or colorless; blanch


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a. Syn. cold; cheerless
cold or cheerless; unlikely to be favorable


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n. Syn. combination; mixture
combination; mixture; forming uniform mixture


Spelling Word: blend
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n.
a group of nations, parties, or persons united for common action


Spelling Word: bloc
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n. Syn. flower; blossom
flower; blossom; best time of youth; period of greatest prosperity or productivity


Spelling Word: bloom
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n.
reproductive organ of plants, especially one having showy or colorful parts


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n.
spot or stain, as of ink on paper; blur; weak point or failing


Spelling Word: blot
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n. Syn. error
serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion


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a. Syn. insensitive
having a dull edge or end; not sharp; lacking in feeling; insensitive


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n. Syn. stain; dim
something that is hazy and indistinct to the sight or mind; dim, confused appearance; moral stain or blot


Spelling Word: blur
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v.
become rosy or reddish; turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame


Spelling Word: blush
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v. Syn. brag; vaunt
show off oneself; speak of with excessive pride


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v.
be agitated; pass from a liquid to vapor when heated; be excited with passion; heat in water


Spelling Word: boil
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n.
case with shelves for holding books, especially one with glazed doors


Spelling Word: bookcase
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n.
one who keeps accounts; one who has charge of keeping books and accounts in an office


Spelling Word: bookkeeper
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n.
stall where books are sold, as on a street; table with enclosed sides, for displaying books for sale


Spelling Word: bookstall
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v. Syn. raise; advance
raise; advance; push or shove upward


Spelling Word: boost
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n. Syn. border; frontier
dividing line; border; frontier


Spelling Word: boundary
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n. Syn. kindness; virtue
goodness, kindness; virtue; liberality in giving


Spelling Word: bounty
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n. Syn. bunch
small cluster or arrangement of flowers; an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present


Spelling Word: bouquet
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n.
a part or division of intestine; interior of something; any internal organ of the body, as the stomach, liver, brain


Spelling Word: bowel
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v.
refrain from buying or using


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n.
something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;


Spelling Word: brace
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n.
a piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction


Spelling Word: brake
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n.
characteristic of being brash; trait of being rash and hasty; tasteless showiness


Spelling Word: brashness
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n. Syn. violation; infringement
breaking of contract or duty


Spelling Word: breach
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n.
act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction


Spelling Word: breakthrough
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v. Syn. raise; hatch; mate
raise; produce offspring; give birth to or hatch; mate


Spelling Word: breed
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v. Syn. boil; cook
boil or seethe; cook; be in a state of preparation; be mixing, forming, or gathering


Spelling Word: brew
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n. Syn. verge; border
edge, margin, or border of a steep place verge


Spelling Word: brink
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a. Syn. energetic; swift
marked by speed, liveliness, and vigor; energetic; swift; keen or sharp in speech or manner


Spelling Word: brisk
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n. Syn. pamphlet
pamphlet; small book usually having paper cover


Spelling Word: brochure
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n.
an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements


Spelling Word: bronze
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v.
think long and anxiously; be in a state of gloomy, serious thought


Spelling Word: brood
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v. Syn. graze
graze; skim or glance at casually


Spelling Word: browse
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v.
injure, as by a blow or collision; contuse; fight with the fists


Spelling Word: bruise
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v. Syn. fold; fasten; distort
fold or collapse; bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat


Spelling Word: buckle
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n.
table with food set out for people to serve themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set out


Spelling Word: buffet
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n.
rounded part of a cylindrical structure; electric lamp consisting of a glass ball


Spelling Word: bulb
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v.
cause to curve outward; swell up; stick out; protrude


Spelling Word: bulge
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n. Syn. majority; mass
majority; main part; volume; mass


Spelling Word: bulk
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n.
brief statement of facts; any public notice or announcement; a periodical publication


Spelling Word: bulletin
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n.
something as bars at edges to absorb shock and prevent serious damage


Spelling Word: bumper
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n. Syn. packet; parcel
packet; a package of things tied together; a large sum of money


Spelling Word: bundle
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n.
small house or cottage usually having a single story and attic


Spelling Word: bungalow
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a.
able to float; cheerful and optimistic


Spelling Word: buoyant
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n.
over-regulated administrative system


Spelling Word: bureaucracy
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v. Syn. thrive; mushroom
grow forth; send out buds; grow or develop rapidly


Spelling Word: burgeon
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n. Syn. grave
grave or tomb; ritual placing of a corpse in a grave; concealing something under the ground


Spelling Word: burial
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n. Syn. tunnel; den
tunnel; hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter; dig; move through by or as by digging


Spelling Word: burrow
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v. Syn. teem
move or cause to move energetically and busily; teem


Spelling Word: bustle
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n. Syn. slaughterer
one whose job is to kill animals for food; one who kills in large numbers, or with unusual cruelty; vendor, especially on train or in theater


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n.
insect typically having a slender body with broad colorful wings


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n.
channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture; conductor having low resistance in parallel


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