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High School: 9th Grade
antique     Speak
 
(1)
n.  
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guarantee; assurance by seller; authorization or certification
director; overseer; one who is in charge of a particular unit, as in government or school system
act of treating for the adjustment of differences; negotiation
any furniture old and valuable; out of fashion
noisy, disorderly fight or quarrel; disturbance
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blockade     Speak
 
(2)
n.  
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patch; wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky
slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff; overwhelming electoral victory
protection; exemption from normal legal duties
follow a certain course; move ahead; travel onward
shutting up of a place by troops or ships; obstruction to passage
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boggle     Speak
 
(3)
v.  
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burn without flame; be liable to break out at any moment
talk foolishly or idly; utter meaningless confusion of words or sounds
cultivate; make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
hesitate as if in fear or doubt; shy away or be overcome with fright or astonishment
ease or lessen pain; satisfy or appease
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commence     Speak
 
(4)
v.  
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run with speed; run or move in a quick, hurried manner; hasten away
move or shift from the usual place or position, especially to force to leave a homeland
place in front of, or over against; set opposite; exhibit; confront; resist; withstand
put out a fire; extinguish; put an end to; destroy
have a beginning or origin; originate; start; begin
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cordial     Speak
 
(5)
a. or ad.  
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expressing, or consisting of, the number two; belonging to two
curative; having or exhibiting healing powers; relating to healing art
causing difficulty or annoyance; bothersome
gracious; showing warm and friendliness
outermost; utmost; farthest; most remote; at the widest limit
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dismiss     Speak
 
(6)
v.  
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stop considering; end employment or service of; discharge; refuse to accept or recognize
keep or confine within limits
restrain; prevent or forbid; hold back
connect or join together; combine
put force upon; force; constrain; compel; put in motion or action by violence
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embark     Speak
 
(7)
v.  
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dwindle; reduce; make smaller or less or to cause to appear so
throw or bend back light from a surface; give back or show an image of; mirror
commence; go on board a boat or airplane; begin a journey
gaze; stare; look searchingly; company with
charm by sorcery; get control of by magical words and rites
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expedition     Speak
 
(8)
n.  
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slender, elongated, threadlike object or structure; material to make paper or cloth
government by a few persons, especially by a small faction of persons or families
sign; indication; any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient
great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind
journey organized for a particular purpose
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ferocious     Speak
 
(9)
a. or ad.  
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cheating; deceitful; planning or using fraud; given to practice of fraud
lacking vigor, force, or effectiveness; faint; frail
fierce; savage; wild; indicating cruelty
difficult or impossible to discipline, control, or rule; not according to rule; irregularly
involving advantage or good ; greater than zero; very sure; confident
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fuss     Speak
 
(10)
n.  
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forerunner; one who precedes an event and indicates its approach
a strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen
duration; distance; cover; extent or measure of space between two points
angry disturbance; excited state of agitation; needlessly nervous or useless activity; protest; quarrel
enemy; one who entertains hatred, grudge; adversary
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ignorance     Speak
 
(11)
n.  
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prototype; original model or type after which other similar things are patterned
human being that eats human flesh; anything that devours its own kind
lack of knowledge or education
lack of money; state of being poor; lack of the means of providing material needs or comforts
small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth; side; a smooth surface
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lash     Speak
 
(12)
n.  
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teaching by giving a discourse on some subject; speech that is open to the public
elaborate and systematic plan; plan of action intended to accomplish a specific goal
prison; confinement; state of being a prisoner
any of the short hairs fringing the edge of the eyelid
small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth; side; a smooth surface
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lull     Speak
 
(13)
n.  
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severe dizziness; reeling sensation; feeling about to fall
reproductive organ of plants, especially one having showy or colorful parts
moment of calm; a period of calm weather; temporary quiet and rest
any substance used to make soil more fertile
shifting; conveyance or removal of something from one place, person, or thing to another
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penetrate     Speak
 
(14)
v.  
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disregard; ignore; pay little or no attention to
come close or be similar to something in quality, nature, or quantity; come near
pierce; go through; permeate
sell or transfer abroad; send to another country for sale
crouch or curl up ; mass; heap; crowd or draw together
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predicament     Speak
 
(15)
n.  
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act or practice of one who is hospitable; reception and entertainment of strangers or guests without reward
shaking or vibrating movement; slight quiver
tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma; troublesome
king; sole and absolute ruler; sovereign, such as a king or empress
light; brightness; fierce or angry stare
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recount     Speak
 
(16)
v.  
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stir to anger; give rise to; stir to action or feeling
eliminate; eradicate; kill on a large scale; kill man
cause to go gently and smoothly through air or over water
be any thick messy substance; pass gradually; progress slowly but steadily
narrate or tell; count over again
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reliable     Speak
 
(17)
a. or ad.  
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overjoyed; extremely happy and excited
worthy of being depended on; trustworthy
mobile; easily or conveniently transported
feverish; very busy with activity and confusion; habitual; marking particular habit or condition of body
neatly dressed; very stylish in dress; lively and alert
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shed     Speak
 
(18)
v.  
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be any thick messy substance; pass gradually; progress slowly but steadily
fall or tumble down; destroy; devastate; exterminate
avoid cleverly; escape perception of
mark with deformity; injure or impair, as anything which is excellent; make defective, either the body or mind
get rid of ; cast off; cause to pour forth
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terrific     Speak
 
(19)
a. or ad.  
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unhurried; slow; taking abundant time
too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged
unconquerable; incapable of being overcome
lacking of judgment, sense, or reason; unsuited; inappropriate; foolish
causing extreme terror; very great; extraordinarily good
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treaty     Speak
 
(20)
n.  
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pain of a guilty conscience; feeling of deep regret
guarantee; assurance by seller; authorization or certification
elaborate and systematic plan; plan of action intended to accomplish a specific goal
breaking of contract or duty
act of treating for the adjustment of differences; negotiation
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