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adhesive
 
 
(1)
n.  E.g. Painting before the adhesive is applied will keep the color on much longer.
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fort; castle; fortified place, especially a large military stronghold, often includes a town
extreme dislike or aversion; opposition; conflict; resistance, in a physical sense
inadequacy or insufficiency; sum of money falls short of required amount; shortage
halves; half of a sphere bounded by a great circle
glue; paste ; substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
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butterfly
 
 
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n.  E.g. The diverse patterns formed by their brightly colored wings have made butterfly watching a fairly popular hobby.
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insect typically having a slender body with broad colorful wings
land or an area of land of high elevation
essential premise; underlying assumption
drawback; defect; hinder; unfavorable condition or circumstance
king; sole and absolute ruler; sovereign, such as a king or empress
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component
 
 
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n.  E.g. I wish this component like all others of my stereo system is working at the same time.
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field covered with grass; meadow
element; ingredient; abstract part of something
inadequacy or insufficiency; sum of money falls short of required amount; shortage
fluid; juice; substance in fluid state
art of drawing, particularly of precise mechanical drawing, as of architectural and engineering plans
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distant
 
 
(4)
a.  E.g. His distant greeting made me feel unwelcome from the start.
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extremely robust; rigid; inflexible; made of cast iron
isolated; existing, living, or going without others; alone; unaccompanied
far in space or time; cold in manner
endlessly; incessantly; for a long time, no end defined; forever
dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person
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finesse
 
 
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v.  E.g. The standards finesse the argument about use of calculators in school mathematics by concentrating on what is to be learned, without worrying about how it is learned.
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give indication beforehand; indicate by signs
fill or make complete again; add a new stock or supply to
express the need or desire for; ask for
handle or manage carefully or skillfully; handle with a deceptive
frighten; alarm; strike with sudden fear
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ignorance
 
 
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n.  E.g. Do you think that her ignorance is a reasonable argument for this failure?
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group; bunch; group of the same or similar elements gathered or occurring closely
lack of knowledge or education
knife; short pointed weapon with sharp edges
items of business at a meeting; list or program of things to be done or considered
extent; greatness of rank, size, or position
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institution
 
 
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n.  E.g. Police in the South Indian state say 25 patients at an institution for the mentally ill have died after a fire broke out there early on Monday morning.
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institute; organization; introducing something new
hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
group of people working together, as in spacecraft, ship, plane or train
expression whose meaning differs from meanings of its individual words; distinctive style
end a marriage; legal dissolution of a marriage
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nucleus
 
 
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n.  E.g. Instruments on board will analyze the chemical composition of the comet nucleus - the icy core in the head of the comet.
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imaginary circle on surface of the earth through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator; noon
act of binding oneself by a social, legal, or moral tie; written promise to repay a debt
central or essential part around which other parts are gathered or grouped; core
fatigue; tiredness; feeling of dissatisfaction or vexation
discussion intended to produce an agreement
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poverty
 
 
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n.  E.g. President Correa has shown he is determined to follow a radical program of reforms to tackle poverty in Ecuador.
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fine granular substance produced in flowers; fine bran or flour
follow a certain course; move ahead; travel onward
group of people working together, as in spacecraft, ship, plane or train
exact sameness; distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity
lack of money; state of being poor; lack of the means of providing material needs or comforts
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simultaneous
 
 
(10)
a.  E.g. In 1985, in Hamburg, I played against thirty-two different chess computers at the same time in what is known as a simultaneous exhibition.
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held in common; of a group of people
for a limited time only
dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants
involving advantage or good ; greater than zero; very sure; confident
existing, happening, or done at the same time
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specification
 
 
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n.  E.g. For web developers interested in HTML5, this article looks at support for the specification from the view of industry.
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law enacted by legislature; decree or edict, as of a ruler
emotion, desire, physiological need; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
height; status; high level of respect
instruction; description; act of specifying, or making a detailed statement
lack of proper respect; disrespectful act or remark
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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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lacking physical depth; not deep or strong
in waves; fluctuate; having curls
in conjunction with; accompanying; associated with
further; extra; supplemental or added to
fastened together; joined by wall, especially by sharing a wall with another building; not freestanding
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