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It's a bizarre concept that Alaskan volcanoes were screwing up the Nile watershed, causing the flow of one of the world’s mightiest rivers to slow.
a. bizarre
very strange or unusual, especially so as to cause interest or amusement
v. screw up
completely mismanage or mishandle a situation
North Korean leader lobbed insults at U.S. President on Friday, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at frightening new weapons tests.
v. derange
cause (someone) to become insane.
I'm hovering in a makeshift kitchen, watching one of Italy's most eminent marine biologists gleefully playing chef.
a. eminent
famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession
a. gleeful
full of exultant joy; merry; delighted
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accelerated  Read
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a. speeded up, as of an academic course
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n. the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
n. the frequency with which a person is present
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n. a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
v. compress into a wad
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n. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
n. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
adjust  Read
Exercise
v. move or cause to move energetically or busily
n. a rapid active commotion
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v. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
v. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Exercise
a. serving or used in place of another
a. pertaining to unconventional choices
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v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
adjustment  Read
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n. the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
n. (physics) a rate of increase of velocity
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v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
Exercise
v. make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
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n. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
n. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
adornment  Read
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a. tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
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v. cause to move faster
v. move faster
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v. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
v. turn away or aside
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n. the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
n. a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
advanced  Read
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a. farther along in physical or mental development
a. far along in time
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a. having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
a. having power to arouse interest
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n. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
n. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
Exercise
a. uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow
ally  Read
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v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
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v. cause to move faster
v. move faster
Exercise
n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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n. any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
archaeological  Read
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n. the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
n. (physics) a rate of increase of velocity
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a. thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
a. devoid of objectionable language
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a. related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology
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n. successive change from one thing or state to another and back again
augment  Read
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v. form a blanket-like cover (over)
n. bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
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a. having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
a. having power to arouse interest
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n. a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
n. the person in charge of the bank in a gambling game
Exercise
v. grow or intensify
v. enlarge or increase
avert  Read
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v. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
v. turn away or aside
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v. grow or intensify
v. enlarge or increase
Exercise
v. perform the services of a barber: cut the hair and/or beard of
n. United States composer (1910-1981)
Exercise
n. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
n. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
banker  Read
Exercise
v. speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
a. consisting of segments held together by joints
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a. incongruous;inviting ridicule
a. inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
Exercise
n. a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
a. being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
Exercise
n. a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
n. the person in charge of the bank in a gambling game
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v. ascribe an achievement to


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Read [Esc] n. the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
n. pH values below 7


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Read [Esc] v. put in motion or move to act
v. make active or more active


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Read [Esc] a. capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use


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Read [Esc] n. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble


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Read [Esc] n. mixed feelings or emotions


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Read [Esc] n. reads news, commercials on radio or television
n. someone who proclaims a message publicly


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Read [Esc] n. an increase in price or value
n. a favorable judgment


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Read [Esc] a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
a. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder


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Read [Esc] v. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
v. be attractive to


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