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ample
 
 
(1)
a.  E.g. They insist that food are being provided to the Palestinians in ample supplies, and that the only way to weaken Hamas is to maintain the blockade.
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contracted or compressed so as to be smaller in certain places or parts than in others
projecting inward; entering as an improper or unwanted
more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large
plant having foliage that persists and remains green throughout the year
out of house; out of doors
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charter
 
 
(2)
v.  E.g. As a result we decide to charter the school to use bigger writing for the French version.
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live in; occupy; reside in
put into effect; supply with tools
make or become free of frost or ice
license; authorize; hold under a lease or rental agreement of goods and services
purify; make more precise; improve
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continuation
 
 
(3)
n.  E.g. For Martin, it was a continuation from a first half in which he scored 18 points.
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liquids for drinking, usually excluding water; refreshment
prolongation; extension by which something is carried to a further point
musician who plays the trumpet or cornet; a person who announces important news
low footwear that can be on and off easily; one who slips or slides because of loss of traction
quality of being just; practical conformity to human or divine law; equity; uprightness
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drag
 
 
(4)
v.  E.g. We would drag the truth out of the reluctant witness before any decision.
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make too low an estimate of the quantity; undervalue
melt; liquefy; cause to pass into solution; cause to disappear or vanish
miss a step and fall or nearly fall; walk unsteadily
receive from an ancestor by legal succession or will; receive by bequest or as a legacy
move or bring by force or with great effort
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fireproof
 
 
(5)
a.  E.g. They are kept for safety mainly in underground fireproof bunkers.
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living by preying on other animals
make resistant to fire
pertinent; having connection with matter at hand
marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
pleasant-smelling; odorous
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hide
 
 
(6)
v.  E.g. But he did not hide their disagreement over Kyoto.
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act as force or influence that balances, checks or limits an opposite one
prevent from being seen or discovered
perceive the identity of; consent or admit with a formal acknowledgment; show appreciation of
move to act; incite; give rise to; assist with a reminder
provide living quarters for; lodge; contain; harbor
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layout
 
 
(7)
n.  E.g. In gymnastics, a layout is a position in which the gymnast's body is completely stretched, toes pointed and legs straight.
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margin; periphery; decorative border of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band
punishment established by law or authority for a crime or offense; fine
pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
overall design of a page; plan or design of something that is laid out
quality of having legal force or effectiveness
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overt
 
 
(8)
a.  E.g. According to the United States Constitution, a person must commit an overt act before he may be tried for treason.
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openly distrustful and unwilling to confide; questionable
open to view; not secret or hidden
like corpse; pale; Having appearance or color of dead human body
profitable; producing good profit
of or relating to a constitution, or establishment form of government
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portraitist
 
 
(9)
n.  E.g. Painter and portraitist, Adrian Gottlieb, offers instruction in painting methods developed from the Renaissance through the early 20th century.
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quality of having legal force or effectiveness
pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
organ having nerve endings that respond to stimulation
painter or drawer of portraits
one who diets, usually in an effort to lose weight
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reclaim
 
 
(10)
v.  E.g. To reclaim the Constitution from conservatives, we must realize that there is no such thing as a neutral method of interpreting the Constitution.
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put in; infuse ; force or drive fluid into something
protect from impacts or other disturbing effect; absorb the shock of
put down by force or intimidation ; restrain; crush; oppress; conceal or hide
raise; advance; push or shove upward
bring into or return to a suitable condition for use; claim back; make useful again
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spot
 
 
(11)
n.  E.g. 'Give your evidence,' said the King; 'and don't be nervous, or I'll have you executed on the spot.'
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moment of calm; a period of calm weather; temporary quiet and rest
part; nature; description of a person's attributes, traits, or abilities
location; place; site; pinpoint; mark to allow easy recognition
management; supervision; people who are in charge for management; activity of government for powers and duties
measuring instrument; measure; judge
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watercourse
 
 
(12)
n.  E.g. A watercourse is any flowing body of water; these include rivers, streams, and brooks.
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one who writes a book about somebody's life
make or place something to another's side; of or relating to multiple operations at same time; not intersecting
organization of performers and associated personnel
one that argues for a cause; supporter or defender
natural or artificial channel through which water flows
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