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automated
 
 
(1)
a.  E.g. Engineers strive to combine automated devices with mathematical and organizational tools to create complex systems.
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pertaining to the moon; affecting the moon
not elastic; lacking elasticity; unyielding or inadaptable
produced under conditions involving intense heat
logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; well grounded
mechanical; automatic; accomplished without the intervention of a human operator
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colonial
 
 
(2)
a.  E.g. Britain, the former colonial power, said it looked forward to working with the new government.
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precisely agreeing with standard, fact, or truth; perfectly conforming
of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony
not in accordance with the season
old; belonging to, made in, or typical of an earlier period
possessed at birth; inborn
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contrary
 
 
(3)
a.  E.g. Our boat took a course contrary to theirs.
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not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy
marked with, or exhibiting, folly; void of understanding; weak in intellect; without judgment
relation of direct opposition; very opposed in nature or character or purpose
negligent; taking insufficient care
lucky; bringing something good and unforeseen
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disagreeable
 
 
(4)
a.  E.g. He found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it.
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not agreeing with tastes or expectations
liberal; not conforming to or in accord with tradition
not wise; innocent; lacking complexity
near the back or upper surface
relation of direct opposition; very opposed in nature or character or purpose
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finance
 
 
(5)
n.  E.g. Mr. Brown's views on economic matters are pretty well established and internationally he's known among finance ministers for his grasp of detail.
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property of something that can be hammered or shaped under pressure without breaking
management of money and credit and banking and investments; subsidizing; fund
physical force exerted for the purpose of violating, damaging, or abusing
one who invades; assailant; encroacher; intruder
official prohibition; decree that prohibits something
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indent
 
 
(6)
v.  E.g. You should indent the paragraphs of a letter.
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provide living quarters for; lodge; contain; harbor
put an abrupt end to; block to prevent rolling or slipping
nick; set in from margin; impress or stamp
put at risk; adventure
purify; make more precise; improve
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melodic
 
 
(7)
a.  E.g. She is going to sleep in melodic harmony music.
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reasonable; based on known statements or events or conditions
melodious; tuneful; of the nature of melody
queer; of a strikingly odd or unusual character; strange
prominent or protruding; projecting outwardly; moving by leaps or springs
not capable of being swayed; unyielding; implacable
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peripheral
 
 
(8)
a.  E.g. We lived, not in central London, but in one of those peripheral suburbs that spring up on the outskirts of a great city.
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located in outer boundary; unimportant; auxiliary
alone; only; without another
not wise; innocent; lacking complexity
exhibiting courtesy and politeness; showing regard or thought for others
not human; not belonging to or produced by or appropriate to human beings
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qualified
 
 
(9)
a.  E.g. Unable to give the candidate full support, the mayor gave him only a qualified endorsement.
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without parallel, equal, or match; unequaled
without any others being included or involved; purely; strictly
ravenous; excessively greedy and grasping; devouring or craving food in great quantities
not wise; innocent; lacking complexity
restricted; having the appropriate qualifications for an office, position, or task
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saliva
 
 
(10)
n.  E.g. Even thinking the word made saliva grow thick against her tongue.
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precious stone; jewel; pearl or mineral that has been cut and polished for use as an ornament
liquid that is produced naturally in the mouth
one who diets, usually in an effort to lose weight
person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
particle; a very small spot ; stain
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slipper
 
 
(11)
n.  E.g. Because of their success, she became a co-founder of R.G. Barry Corporation where she invented the world's first foam-soled, soft washable slipper.
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receding; pull back or move away or backward; withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position
one following the pursuits of civil life, especially one who is not an active member of military or police
one who loves and defends his or her country
mistaken thought, idea, or notion; erroneous conception; false opinion
low footwear that can be on and off easily; one who slips or slides because of loss of traction
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urgent
 
 
(12)
a.  E.g. The FAO called the meeting to discuss urgent and concrete measures to address the humanitarian crisis in Africa.
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prominent; celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements
not capable of being swayed; unyielding; implacable
pressing; compelling immediate action or attention
misleading, likely or attempting to deceive; fraudulent
of or relating to harmony as distinct from melody and rhythm
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