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affection
 
 
(1)
n.  E.g. I happen to think that the physical expression of love and affection is just about the best thing we humans do.
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inherent capacity for coming into being; an aptitude that may be developed
largest flying birds in the western hemisphere; gold coin of some South American countries
fundamental or essential constituent of a composite entity; basic assumptions or principles of a subject
duties; obligation; state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable
fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
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breakup
 
 
(2)
n.  E.g. She called the breakup peaceable and said that they planned to continue raising their two young children together.
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divorce; separation; loss of control or composure
law determining the fundamental political principles of a government; the act of forming something
fatigue; tiredness; feeling of dissatisfaction or vexation
expression whose meaning differs from meanings of its individual words; distinctive style
fighter; combatant; one who is engaged in or experienced in battle
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costume
 
 
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n.  E.g. His dark eyes and swarthy skin suited the costume exactly.
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gorge; deep narrow steep-sided valley
flat piece of metal; thick sheet of metal; small, usually circular, vessel of metal or wood for food table
incentive; psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal
inclination of head, or bending of body for reverence, respect, civility, or submission; bending or rounded part of ship forward
dress; attire; aset of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion or season
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enduring
 
 
(4)
a.  E.g. Keats believed in the enduring power of great art, which would outlast its creators' brief lives.
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exceptional; remarkable; beyond what is ordinary or usual
extremely hungry; voracious; eager for prey
expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language
in an clever or skillful manner; in an ingenious manner
lasting; surviving; long-suffering; patient
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fervor
 
 
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n.  E.g. At the protest rally, the students cheered the strikers and booed the dean with equal fervor.
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fish eggs; egg mass; female of any species of deer
high ranking police officer; investigator who observes carefully
image of something as reflected by mirror; remark expressing careful consideration
kindness; virtue; all of the inhabitants of the earth
intensity of feeling; warmth of feeling; intense, heated emotion
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indented
 
 
(6)
a.  E.g. The first paragraph isn’t indented, which is slightly problematic; it should be as second and third paragraphs.
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honored; respected; reputed; exerting influence by reason of high status
inadequate; lacking an essential quality or element
cut in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; having an uneven, irregular border
interchangeable; comparable; equal, as in value, force, or meaning
dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person
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intervention
 
 
(7)
n.  E.g. The Council decided to allow these nations to view the documents that could dictate the course of military intervention against Iraq.
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drawback; defect; hinder; unfavorable condition or circumstance
interference; interfering in some course of events
keeping away from or preventing from happening
elaboration by the use of decorative detail; ornamentation of fabric with needlework
germ; minute life form; microorganism, especially a bacterium that causes disease
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pasture
 
 
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n.  E.g. This time every year the local farm moves its ewes and rams to fresh pasture land up on the high ground.
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elevation especially above sea level; height
highland; upland; relatively flat highland
land densely overgrown with tropical vegetation; dense, confused mass
field covered with grass; meadow
act of forming into military unit or large group of people; imposition of order or discipline; organization
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professionalism
 
 
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n.  E.g. Our professionalism as individuals and as a group is constantly under scrutiny.
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finch-like colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests
draw out; flow out; waste
addictive drug, such as opium, that reduces pain, alters mood and behavior; inducing sleep
open the mouth wide with a deep inhalation, usually involuntarily from drowsiness, fatigue, or boredom
expertness characteristic of a professional person
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reformism
 
 
(10)
n.  E.g. Socialist reformism is the belief that gradual democratic changes in a society can change a society's fundamental economic relations and political structures.
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law determining the fundamental political principles of a government; the act of forming something
instance that does not conform to a rule
jewel; precious stone that may be used as a jewel when cut and polished
one who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback; one who is reckless or irresponsible
doctrine or movement of reform
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spark
 
 
(11)
n.  E.g. As for USA history of 18th century, the main spark was Lincoln winning in 1860 and trying to ban slavery.
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endurance; steady persistence in adhering to a course of action
act of binding oneself by a social, legal, or moral tie; written promise to repay a debt
healthcare facility for outpatient care
flash; sparkle; emit or produce sparks
friction between body and surface on which it moves
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wavy
 
 
(12)
a.  E.g. This scarf is really simple and easy - but the wavy ribs cause the edges of the scarf to curve in and out, making it look more complicated than it is.
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insulate against noise; impermeable to noise
flexible; moving and bending with ease
in or into a high place; high or higher up
infectious; of or relating to communicable diseases
in waves; fluctuate; having curls
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