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deficiency     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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informal terms for money
a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge to arrange hair
scarcity; lack or shortage, especially of something essential to health
simple machine consisting of a rigid bar pivoted on a fixed point and used to transmit force
long piece of cloth worn about the head, neck, or shoulders
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meagre     Speak
 
(2)
a. or ad.  
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deficient in amount, quality, or extent; having little flesh; lean; scanty or inadequate;
endlessly; incessantly; for a long time, no end defined; forever
very unpleasant
decisive or convincing; achieved easily or by a large margin
rough and stormy; loud, noisy, and lacking in restraint or discipline
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swine     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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any animal of the hog kind, especially one of the domestic species; pig
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
nib ;horny projecting mouth of a bird
elaboration by the use of decorative detail; ornamentation of fabric with needlework
overbearing pride; haughtiness; manifest feeling of personal superiority in rank, power, or estimation
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mainland     Speak
 
(4)
n.  
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someone who listens attentively
the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula
act of refusing to accept, use, or believe someone or something
a tie in tennis or table tennis that requires winning two successive points to win the game
flight of missiles; round of gunshots; tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces
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scare     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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frighten; alarm; strike with sudden fear
flourish; thrive; gain in wealth; grow stronger
row slowly and gently; move through water by repeated short strokes of the limbs
cover as if with clothing
ascribe a particular fact or characteristic to; consider; suppose
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spider     Speak
 
(6)
n.  
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a small creature with eight thin legs that catches insects in a web
one who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience; sorcerer; wizard
an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip
rough surface quality; structure of interwoven fibers or other elements; feel of a surface or a fabric
a starchy plant tuber, one of the most important food crops, cooked and eaten as a vegetable
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sporting     Speak
 
(7)
a. or ad.  
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endlessly; incessantly; for a long time, no end defined; forever
from that circumstance or source
crowded; populated
pertaining to the public treasury or revenue; revenue
exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
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intimation     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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an indirect suggestion
a cherished desire
any epidemic disease with a high death rate
the quality or state of something that is not easily changed or likely to change
a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
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trailer     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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a numerical quantity that is not a whole numbers; a very small amount
a cherished desire
someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
step; pace; significant progress
fertilizer; any animal or plant material used to fertilize land; spread manure
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perusal     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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reading carefully with intent to remember
a person who owns something
part of the leg between the hip and the knee
publication that appears at fixed intervals
tall cabinet, closet, or small room built to hold clothes
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glide     Speak
 
(11)
v.  
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call up or summon; call together for a common purpose
diminish; undermine the foundations; dig
open and shut the eye rapidly; blink; wink
slide; move in a smooth, effortless manner
put clothe on, as with office or authority; place in possession of rank, dignity, or estate; endow; lay out money or capital in business
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preferable     Speak
 
(12)
a. or ad.  
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uniform; in complete agreement
of more than one
fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly
more desirable or worthy than another; better or more suitable
making severe demands; rigorous; requiring great care, effort, or attention
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accommodate     Speak
 
(13)
v.  
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pull, or move with a sudden movement; move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar
make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred
disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate
do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable
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explicit     Speak
 
(14)
a. or ad.  
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tending to repel or drive off; causing repugnance or aversion; disgusting
done by design
precisely and clearly expressed; definite; outspoken
unrestrained by convention or morality; wasteful of health or possessions in pursuit of pleasure
refined; made or rendered pure or more pure
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ankle     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
the bulb of an onion plant
degree, usually a slight degree, of some color, taste
absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
joint which connects the foot with the leg; tarsus
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sate     Speak
 
(16)
v.  
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put to disorderly flight or retreat; drive out; cause to flee; defeat overwhelmingly
satisfy appetite fully; satisfy to excess
imitate; mimic, as an ape imitates human actions
stop; bring to an end or halt
change something dishonestly, especially to own advantage
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disobedience     Speak
 
(17)
n.  
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funding; money set aside for a specific purpose
the power of creative imagination
skill in an occupation or trade
being unwilling to obey
an expression of approval and commendation
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bang     Speak
 
(18)
n.  
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haircutter; one whose business is to cut hair and to shave or trim beards
a vigorous blow; a conspicuous success
a state of confusion, uncertainty, or disorder
moral corruption or contamination; invasion of body which can lead to tissue damage and disease
a glossy brown nut that may be roasted and eaten
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exploration     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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travel for the purpose of discovery
any rock or stone that is thin and flat, for roofing or covering houses
practice of cooperating; joint operation or action
the feeling of being displeased and discontent
a stick of black carbon material used for drawing; a very dark gray color
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embark     Speak
 
(20)
v.  
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cause to move upward or onward by a lifting effort; lift; raise; hoist; throw
prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away
distribute; prepare and give out; deal out in parts or portions
commence; go on board a boat or airplane; begin a journey
row slowly and gently; move through water by repeated short strokes of the limbs
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