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High School: 9th Grade
antiquated     Speak
 
(1)
a. or ad.  
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first in excellence, quality, or value; at the best stage; peak; first in degree or rank; chief
too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged
moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick
in great numbers; in a plentiful or sufficient degree; plentifully
spread or scattered over a considerable extent; occurring or accepted widely
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babble     Speak
 
(2)
v.  
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become slower; loosen; become less vigorous, intense, or severe
make such as is required; give added or requisite qualities to; make legally capable
recover; find and bring in; get back
talk foolishly or idly; utter meaningless confusion of words or sounds
conquer; overcome; come out better in a competition
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celebrity     Speak
 
(3)
n.  
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inquiry; doubt in the mind; mental reservation
a widely known person; the state of being well known
one derived from another; offspring or descendant; result of creative effort, as product
field covered with grass; meadow
act that violates of the rules of a sport
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conclude     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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make such as is required; give added or requisite qualities to; make legally capable
find or declare guilty
blow in heavy gusts; speak in a loudly arrogant or bullying manner
enclose; reach as an end of reasoning; make final determination ; judge or decide; bring to an end
consider; think about carefully; weigh
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contribute     Speak
 
(5)
v.  
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set up or found; build
provide; bestow a quality on
acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands
utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds
enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments
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detain     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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keep back or from; withhold; restrain from proceeding; stay or stop; delay
explain or tell the meaning of; translate orally; decipher
appear or take shape, usually in enlarged or distorted form
separate with a sieve, as the fine part of a substance from the course; examine critically or minutely; scrutinize
kindle; cause to start burning; set fire to
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employ     Speak
 
(7)
v.  
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make such as is required; give added or requisite qualities to; make legally capable
engage the services of; put to work; apply
cause to feel better; give moral or emotional strength to
appear or take shape, usually in enlarged or distorted form
force or drive back; disgust; offer resistance to; fight against
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famine     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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liquid food made by boiling oatmeal
fight; noisy quarrel or fight; loud party
shortage of food; starvation
an achievement that requires great courage, skill, or strength; accomplishment
fixed foundation; established base; region of the air; sky or heavens; the most remote of the celestial spheres
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focus     Speak
 
(9)
n.  
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shaking or vibrating movement; slight quiver
any substance used to make soil more fertile
piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential; area of land; ground
most important thing; a fixed reference point; center of interest or activity
pretense of strength; mislead or deceive
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gradual     Speak
 
(10)
a. or ad.  
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causing death; leading to failure or disaster
effective; acting directly to produce an effect; exhibiting a high ratio of output to input
offering fun and gaiety; joyous; celebratory
proceeding by steps or degrees; advancing, step by step, as in ascent or descent or from one state to another; regularly progressive
valuable under estimation; inestimable; priceless
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impede     Speak
 
(11)
v.  
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beg for urgently; make an earnest appeal
hinder; charge with improper conduct; challenge validity of; try to discredit
drive forward; cause to move forward or onward; push
reduce level; lower grade of something
be unwilling or reluctant to give or admit; be envious; show discontent
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leniency     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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protection; exemption from normal legal duties
satisfaction; pleasure; entertainment; freedom from care
anything that contributes causally to a result; element; variable
mildness; quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case
interjection; word or phrase having no independent meaning; expression usually of surprise or anger
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monotonous     Speak
 
(13)
a. or ad.  
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boring; dull; tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
cheating; deceitful; planning or using fraud; given to practice of fraud
of a rich deep red color inclining to purple; bloody
special; characteristic; unusual; odd; bizarre
fierce; savage; wild; indicating cruelty
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permission     Speak
 
(14)
n.  
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mildness; quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case
consent; approval to do something
opponent in contest; someone who offers opposition
unfortunate accident; bad luck
inflammation of the lungs
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pneumonia     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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inflammation of the lungs
a physical attack; onslaught
prisoner taken by force; one kept in power of another; one charmed or subdued by beauty, excellence, or affection
freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle
loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency
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reconciliation     Speak
 
(16)
n.  
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prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
protection; exemption from normal legal duties
act of reconciling, or state of being reconciled; reconcilement; restoration to harmony; renewal of friendship
severe dizziness; reeling sensation; feeling about to fall
almost no; very little; deliberate discourtesy
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reliable     Speak
 
(17)
a. or ad.  
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having total knowledge; knowing everything
physically weak; easily broken
worthy of being depended on; trustworthy
proceeding by steps or degrees; advancing, step by step, as in ascent or descent or from one state to another; regularly progressive
making a strong or vivid impression; producing a strong effect
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sift     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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separate with a sieve, as the fine part of a substance from the course; examine critically or minutely; scrutinize
plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; swirl; revolve; turn on or around an axis or a center
decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
disregard; ignore; pay little or no attention to
keep from being seen, found, observed, or discovered; secrete
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span     Speak
 
(19)
n.  
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an achievement that requires great courage, skill, or strength; accomplishment
duration; distance; cover; extent or measure of space between two points
lack of trust or confidence
boundary line of a circle, figure, area, or object
shutting up of a place by troops or ships; obstruction to passage
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tyrant     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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absolute ruler; sovereign unrestrained by law or constitution
prison; confinement; state of being a prisoner
piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential; area of land; ground
exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; risk of loss or injury
any substance used to make soil more fertile
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