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clerical     Speak
 
(1)
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preceding and preparing for something
of or relating to clerks
more desirable or worthy than another; better or more suitable
in a statistically significant way
not giving satisfaction; inadequate
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meagre     Speak
 
(2)
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deficient in amount, quality, or extent; having little flesh; lean; scanty or inadequate;
not capable of being swayed; unyielding; implacable
slow and laborious because of weight; labored and dull
of primary import
burning; flaming
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austere     Speak
 
(3)
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prohibited by law, by official, or by accepted rules
in or into the highest position; in or into the most prominent position, as in the mind; at or nearest to the top
strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented
being or seeming to be without an end; endless; tedious; continual
poor; indigent; being in need; impoverished
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ferocity     Speak
 
(4)
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small part of something intended as representative of the whole
savage wildness or fierceness; fury; cruelty
degree, usually a slight degree, of some color, taste
honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation
a ceremonial or emblematic staff
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disclose     Speak
 
(5)
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be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
come into prominence; spring up; appear
cause to become confused or perplexed; fail to distinguish; mix up
unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view
walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg; move or proceed haltingly or unsteadily
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commodore     Speak
 
(6)
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small area set off by walls for special use; booth
a commissioned naval officer who ranks above a captain and below a rear admiral; the lowest grade of admiral
aspect; air; manner; demeanor; carriage; bearing
someone whose job is to officially inspect something
a decorative loop of braid or cord
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averse     Speak
 
(7)
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of or relating to clerks
reluctant; disinclined; turned away or backward; unwilling
lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
bearing or covered with hair; made of or resembling hair; rough with hair
logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; well grounded
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sensual     Speak
 
(8)
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unaware, without noticing; unmindful or thoughtless
physical rather than spiritual or intellectual; affecting any of senses or sense organ; sensory
overpowering; drivingly forceful; urgently requiring attention
not due; not yet owing; not just, proper, or legal; ; excessive
pertaining to territory or land; limited to a certain district
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fray     Speak
 
(9)
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relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind; rate; proportion
cutting, often ironic remark intended to wound; stinging rebuke; form of humor by mocking with irony
outline; biographical sketch
battle, assault, or quarrel with violence; wear away by rubbing
scarcity; lack or shortage, especially of something essential to health
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affirmative     Speak
 
(10)
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lax in enforcing laws
always watchful
even though; although; notwithstanding
more desirable or worthy than another; better or more suitable
confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
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rigging     Speak
 
(11)
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management of money and credit and banking and investments; subsidizing; fund
compensation for a wrong
informal terms for money
unit of poem, written or printed as a paragraph
formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
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scorned     Speak
 
(12)
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come into prominence; spring up; appear
drive out; drive away; compel to depart; dispel
form by assembling or combining parts; build; create
look down on with disdain
slide; move in a smooth, effortless manner
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undue     Speak
 
(13)
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of or from the sun, or using the energy from the sun to produce electric power
making severe demands; rigorous; requiring great care, effort, or attention
physical rather than spiritual or intellectual; affecting any of senses or sense organ; sensory
not due; not yet owing; not just, proper, or legal; ; excessive
lacking orderly continuity
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forfeit     Speak
 
(14)
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deprive of freedom; take into confinement
stop; bring to an end or halt
enclose; arrange or fold as a cover or protection
make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred
lose or be deprived of property or a right or privilege as a penalty for wrongdoing
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desertion     Speak
 
(15)
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withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
a person who has religious faith
study of myths; collection of myths
the body of ordained religious practitioners
quality produced by the sensation of taste; a variety of tastes attributed to an object
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invest     Speak
 
(16)
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put clothe on, as with office or authority; place in possession of rank, dignity, or estate; endow; lay out money or capital in business
put to disorderly flight or retreat; drive out; cause to flee; defeat overwhelmingly
look over; examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws
lose or be deprived of property or a right or privilege as a penalty for wrongdoing
be circulated as an unverified account
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smelt     Speak
 
(17)
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turn round rapidly; move round rapidly; move swiftly
drive out; drive away; compel to depart; dispel
ascribe a particular fact or characteristic to; consider; suppose
melt or blend ores, changing their chemical composition
lose or be deprived of property or a right or privilege as a penalty for wrongdoing
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dissolve     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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grasp and hold tightly; attempt to grasp or seize
enclose; arrange or fold as a cover or protection
comply with; follow; fit; meet
draw up or contract the shoulders, especially by way of expressing dislike, dread, doubt, or the like
melt; liquefy; cause to pass into solution; cause to disappear or vanish
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lookout     Speak
 
(19)
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bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain
cry out suddenly, as from surprise or emotion
be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
comply with; follow; fit; meet
provide a view of, especially from above
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ignoble     Speak
 
(20)
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in distinction from others
tending to repel or drive off; causing repugnance or aversion; disgusting
weak; ineffective; lacking physical strength or vigor; incapable of sexual intercourse
of lowly origin; not noble in quality, character, or purpose; unworthy
shockingly brutal or cruel; exceptionally bad or displeasing
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