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theatrical     Speak
 
(1)
a.  
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belonging or relating to the body; bodily; noncommissioned officer, next below a sergeant
inclined; lying face downward; having a tendency
transient; brief; temporary; passing quickly
of or pertaining to theater, or to scenic representations; resembling manner of dramatic performers; histrionic; artificial
present or potential but not evident or active; dormant; hidden
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chalk     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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soft, earthy substance, usually of white, used for drawing
failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
exclusive control or possession of something; domination
overabundance; lavish or unrestrained expense
passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane
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vinegar     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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science that deals with mental processes and behavior
insect typically having a slender body with broad colorful wings
dilute acetic acid
former occupant of post; ancestor or forefather
a quality that outshines the usual
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downwards     Speak
 
(4)
ad.  
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out of proper order; not in perfect shape; faulty
showing kindness and sympathy to others, especially those who are suffering
firmly or constant loyal; fixed or unchanging
in a relative manner; by comparison to something else
spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
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sordid     Speak
 
(5)
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resembling or characteristic of a phantom
inadequate; lacking an essential quality or element
beyond question
expressing extreme contempt
filthy; unethical or dishonest; dirty; foul; morally degraded
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dissatisfied     Speak
 
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extremely hot; sincerely or intensely felt
in accord with physical laws
lacking kindness
lacking in seriousness; not serious; relatively unimportant
in a state of sulky dissatisfaction
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malignant     Speak
 
(7)
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lacking energy or vitality; weak; sluggish; lacking spirit or liveliness
morally pure in thought or conduct; decent and modest
injurious; tending to cause death; disposed to do evil
poorly articulated or enunciated, or drowned by noise
firmly or constant loyal; fixed or unchanging
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wage     Speak
 
(8)
v.  
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utter a loud, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do; utter a sound expressive of distress; cry aloud and mournfully
vibrate or move quickly; drive in disorder; throw into confusion; wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner
abandon; disown; turn away from; give up
grieve or protest loudly and bitterly; express sorrow by a mournful vocal sound; moan; cry
hazard on the event of a contest; stake; engage in, as a contest; adventure, or lay out, for hire or reward; hire; employ
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vigilance     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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rapidity or speed of motion; swiftness
watchfulness; wakefulness; process of paying close and continuous attention
any of the five digits at the end of the human foot
a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river
a food made from roasted and ground cacao seeds
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befall     Speak
 
(10)
v.  
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write a computer program
happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance
be cautious or wary about; be alert to
make a sharp sound; break suddenly as under tension; utter in angry or sharp tone
make sure or secure, specifically against loss by a contingent event; give or take insurance on
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dock     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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outward appearance or aspect; mode of dress; false appearance
solid bony part of the tail of animal; platform where trucks, ship, or trains can be loaded or unloaded
a magnifier of images of distant objects
barrier to prevent the flow of liquid, especially built across a water course
watchfulness; wakefulness; process of paying close and continuous attention
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pavilion     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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span of one thousand years; thousandth anniversary
a large building in which sports or entertainments take place
group; bunch; group of the same or similar elements gathered or occurring closely
cause to penetrate with a circular motion; fastener with shank and slotted head
a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
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pirate     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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robber on seas; one who by open violence takes the property of another on seas
state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full development; arrival of the time fixed for payment
course or direction in which a ship or aircraft is moving; title, subtitle, or topic that stands at the top or beginning
tact; politics; negotiation between nations
device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
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exposition     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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a very large marine mammal with a streamlined hairless body, breathing through a blowhole on the head
one of the gases which make up the air
angry disturbance; excited state of agitation; needlessly nervous or useless activity; protest; quarrel
state or quality of being fertile or fruitful; fruitfulness; productiveness
exhibition; part of a play that provides the background information; opening section of a fugue
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craving     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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cover conspicuously, as by pasting something on; adhesive tape used in dressing wounds; a hardened surface as on a wall or ceiling
goods or money obtained illegally
covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment
cotton trousers made of corduroy cloth
vehement or urgent desire; longing for; consuming desire; yearning
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mortality     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
the rate of failure or loss; death, especially of large numbers; heavy loss of life
the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings; the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers
one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
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trader     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
cooking by dry heat in an oven
the state of being blind or lacking sight
act of making something more noticeable than it really is; overstatement
characterized by high spirits and animation
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tint     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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color; dye with a color
characterized by high spirits and animation
a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open
robber on seas; one who by open violence takes the property of another on seas
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine
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poultry     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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offensively bold behavior; trait of being rude
domestic fowls reared for eating, or for their eggs or feathers, such as cocks and hens, capons, turkeys, ducks, and geese
living being; system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
state or quality of being mature; ripeness; full development; arrival of the time fixed for payment
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spit     Speak
 
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v.  
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draw fluid or gas by pressure or suction; supply in great quantities
expel or eject from the mouth; rain gently
travel in a caravan
render an equivalent to, for service, loss; requite; remunerate; compensate; give in return; pay back
bring two objects, ideas, or people together
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