Demo Test Sheet

abundance
 
 
(1)
n.  E.g. It is good for those who have in abundance to share with those who suffer from want.
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refuge; shelter; harbor or anchorage; port
push; driving force; act of propelling
great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing
profit, money made from selling something; income arising from land or other property
observer; audience; one who looks on
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compensate
 
 
(2)
v.  E.g. He said improved trade would compensate for the jobs lost to competition from India's world beating out-sourcing and computer software industries.
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reinforce; fortify; make strong or increase the strength of
make amends for; reimburse
put an abrupt end to; block to prevent rolling or slipping
bring into or return to a suitable condition for use; claim back; make useful again
perform; conduct oneself in a proper way
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conspiracy
 
 
(3)
n.  E.g. Information minister Jerry Gana released a statement in which he says there has been an international media conspiracy against Nigeria.
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long life; great duration of life; long duration or continuance, as in an occupation
line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet; range of one's knowledge, experience, or interest
plot; intrigue; agreement to perform together an illegal, wrongful, or subversive act
one who divides something into pieces by cutting; making decorative wooden panels
pretense of strength; mislead or deceive
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descendant
 
 
(4)
n.  E.g. John Fraser, is an accomplished descendant from the early days of journalists.
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one who divides something into pieces by cutting; making decorative wooden panels
plants of an area or a region; plant life
offspring; person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
liveliness and eagerness; quickness; vigor or rapidity in action
overprice; a price that is too high
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ford
 
 
(5)
n.  E.g. Half a mile beyond the ford is a collection of three or four huts, called Rancho Grande.
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passage or way out; act of going away or out
one who relies on another especially for financial support
place where a river can be crossed on foot; shallow place
offspring; person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
objects for sale; goods
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intermittent
 
 
(6)
a.  E.g. The outdoor wedding reception had to be moved indoors to avoid the intermittent showers that fell on and off all afternoon.
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hard to find; absent or rare; limited
periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
of or relating to a person's life or an account of a person's life
being in opposition; contrary; rival; incompatible
massive; taking a great amount of time and effort to complete; in manner of a monument
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log
 
 
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n.  E.g. His anxiety was increasing with the advance of the season, and his log is a record of deep yearning to be free and active again.
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receding; pull back or move away or backward; withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position
practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
place; district; surrounding or nearby region; particular neighborhood
record of a voyage or flight; record of day to day activities
one of a number of lines diverging from a point; a line of light or heat proceeding from a point
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nourish
 
 
(8)
v.  E.g. Along with a devoted team of sixteen full-time staffers and several volunteers, they now nourish kids in seventy Toronto daycares.
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relate to particular cause or source; ascribe; explain
be any thick messy substance; pass gradually; progress slowly but steadily
provide with nourishment; provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth
raise; give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
look over; examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws
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pioneer
 
 
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n.  E.g. He went west as pioneer with only the possessions he could carry with him.
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musical composition for voices and orchestra based on religious text
small piece of material, such as glass, plastic, or wood, that is pierced for stringing
originator; explorer
length of straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
rank, quality, state, or attributes of a king; royal authority; sovereign power; rule; dominion; monarchy
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residential
 
 
(10)
a.  E.g. The explosion did not cause any casualties, but it was under the tip of our noses in a Shell residential compound.
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neighboring; being in contact at some point or line; joining to
outstanding; superior to or notable above all others
mild and pleasant; fragrant
of or relating to or connected with residence
likely to develop in a desirable manner; affording hope
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spanking
 
 
(11)
a.  E.g. That night, he watched the Dallas Cowboys play their first game in their spanking, state of the art stadium.
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permitting leaks or leakage; permitting liquids to penetrate
produced by imagination; characterized by vision or foresight; imaginary; idealistic
no longer usable or practical; obsolete; not in fashion
necessary; critical; vital; constituting or being part of the essence of something
quick and energetic; exceptional of its kind; remarkable
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wed
 
 
(12)
v.  E.g. The young man and woman will wed in the following week.
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model; fit tightly, follow the contours of ; frame; make something for a specific shape; become moldy
melt; liquefy; cause to pass into solution; cause to disappear or vanish
put in; infuse ; force or drive fluid into something
marry; perform a marriage ceremony
reach conclusion; become systemic and spread throughout the body
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