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inquiry     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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a sum of money paid
investigation; search for knowledge
quality or condition of being certain; fact or truth unquestionable established; clearness
the quantity contained in a basket
cunning or deceitful activity; attempt to get others to do something foolish
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misfortune     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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light current of air; gentle wind; progress swiftly and effortlessly
the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
freedom from control or influence of others
bad fortune or ill luck; bad luck
a single dried stalk of grain
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simplicity     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
a memory of something; power of recalling ideas to the mind
easiness; plainness; absence of luxury or showiness; lack of good sense or intelligence; foolishness
the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
cognitive process of thinking about what to do in case something happening
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purchase     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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lay legal claim to
buy something; acquire something by paying for it
press tightly together or cram
understand a situation, sometimes suddenly
touch; feel with the hand; use or hold with the hand; manage in using; deal with
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enjoyment     Speak
 
(5)
n.  
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sound which follows flash of lightning; discharge of electricity; loud noise
a natural object that covers or envelops
all the knowledge and values shared by a society ; foster; raising of plants or animals
unusual largeness in size, extent, or number
the pleasure felt when having a good time
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scorn     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; expression of mockery, derision, contempt, or disdain
a long round rod of wood, metal, or plastic
partial or total darkness; thick shade; obscurity; shady, gloomy, or dark place or grove; cloudiness or heaviness of mind
stem of a tree; main stem, without the branches
act of revealing or disclosing to others what was unknown before; manifestation of divine truth
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engagement     Speak
 
(7)
n.  
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the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments
act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest; state of being in gear
the act of managing something
plan suggested for acceptance; a matter to be dealt with; subject for discussion or analysis
a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something
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tragedy     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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event resulting in great loss and misfortune; disaster
a timepiece that shows the time of day
act of revolving; motion of body round a fixed point or line; rotation; total or radical change; fundamental change in political organization
one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
the quality of naivete; the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
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research     Speak
 
(9)
v.  
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read copy or proof for purposes of error detection and correction
arrange a program of or for
engage the services of; put to work; apply
inquire into; attempt to find out in scientific manner
endure; put up with; bear; tolerate
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metal     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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the elected head of a republican state
arms; any object used in fighting or war, such as a gun, bomb, knife, etc.
feeling; perception associated with stimulation of a sense organ or with a specific body condition
tutor; teacher
solid shiny mineral substance which can be shaped by pressure and used for passing an electric current
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joke     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
special group delegated to consider some matter
the act of managing something
direction or teaching; activities of educating or instructing
polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
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primitive     Speak
 
(12)
a.  
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doomed to extinction
suffering severe and damaging lack of basic material;
belonging to an early stage; simple or naive in style; primeval
in large part; mainly or chiefly
restricted to something
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improvement     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
the act of improving something
punishment inflicted in return for an injury or an offense; retribution
place of worship that is smaller than and subordinate to a church; service conducted in a chapel
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effective     Speak
 
(14)
a.  
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humble; less ambitious; moderate
in a grave and sober manner
made more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially made ready for use or marketing
efficient; productive; producing a strong impression or response
before now
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vice     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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indecision in speech or action
bad fortune or ill luck; bad luck
propelling something on wheels
remnant; something left after other parts have been taken away
moral fault or failing; evil, degrading, or immoral practice or habit; physical defect or weakness
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stomach     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity
an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions; a body of people associated together
principal organ of digestion
one who has committed a crime; one who is found guilty by verdict
unusual largeness in size, extent, or number
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alter     Speak
 
(17)
v.  
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decree or designate beforehand
press tightly together or cram
perceive the identity of; admit with a formal acknowledgment
modify; cause to change; make different; convert
travel with; be associated with
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inquire     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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hug; adopt or espouse; accept readily; hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection
press tightly together or cram
be a mystery or bewildering to
modify; cause to change; make different; convert
ask a question; seek for truth or information by putting queries
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secretly     Speak
 
(19)
ad.  
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made or joined or united into one
of, worked by, charged with, or producing electricity
used of a height or viewpoint
in secrecy; not openly
extreme anger; raging; full of activity; energetic or rapid
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machinery     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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crowd or throng; a great number of persons; pile or mass
the act of choosing or selecting
machines or machine systems collectively
public declaration of faith
portraiture; picture; likeness of a person, especially one showing the face
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