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construction: Read
/kən'strʌkʃ(ə)n/ n.
act of constructing or building something

contemptuous: Read
/kən'tɛmptjʊəs/ a. Syn. scornful
scornful; expressing contempt; showing a lack of respect

copious: Read
/'koʊpɪəs/ a. Syn. plentiful
plentiful; containing plenty; affording ample supply

cosmopolitan: Read
/kɒzmə'pɒlɪt(ə)n/ a. Syn. sophisticated
sophisticated; of worldwide scope

countenance: Read
/'kaʊntɪnəns/ v. Syn. approve; tolerate
give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve

credible: Read
/'krɛdɪb(ə)l/ a.
capable of being credited or believed; worthy of belief; entitled to confidence; trustworthy

cringe: Read
/krɪndʒ/ v.
shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility

cryptic: Read
/'krɪptɪk/ a.
having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher

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conduct; management; way in which a person behaves
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make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
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straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
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contrast; direct contrast; opposition
apprise  Speak
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stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid
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inform; give notice to; make aware
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predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options
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sad; cheerless; gloomy; hopeless or not expecting
ascetic  Speak
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place of refuge or shelter; protection
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leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
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representation that is deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic effect
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emotionally hardened; unfeeling; toughened
bombastic  Speak
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pompous; using inflated language; high-sounding but with little meaning
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predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options
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something given or received as payment as for a service or loss or injury
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decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
callous  Speak
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mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
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intense state of fear or dismay; astonishment combined with terror
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leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
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emotionally hardened; unfeeling; toughened
chronic  Speak
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lasting for long period; marked by frequent recurrence, as certain diseases
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offensively self-assertive; liable to give or take offense; forward; pushing
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stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid
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dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants
clandestine  Speak
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take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
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mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
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offensively self-assertive; liable to give or take offense; forward; pushing
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secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
coalition  Speak
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partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
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make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
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embarrass; make ashamed or uneasy; disconcert
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delightful; delicious; extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
concede  Speak
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carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious
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agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede
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indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor
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admit; yield; give up physical control of another
consternation  Speak
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shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility
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intense state of fear or dismay; astonishment combined with terror
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stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid
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emotionally hardened; unfeeling; toughened
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/ə'bændən/ n. Syn. relinquish
lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm


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/'æbdɪkeɪt/ v. Syn. renounce
give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim


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/'ænəkɪ/ n. Syn. lawlessness; disorder
absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion


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/æn'θɒlədʒɪ/ n. Syn. collection
book of literary selections by various authors


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/'ɑrbɪtə(r)/ n. Syn. judge
person with power to decide a dispute; judge


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/'ærɪd/ a. Syn. dry; barren
dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants


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/ɑr'tɪkjʊlət/ a. Syn. effective; distinct
expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language


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/'eɪθiɪst/ n. Syn. nonbeliever
nonbeliever; one who denies the existence of god


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/'bʊlwək/ n.
earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends


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/sɜrkəm'vɛnt/ v. Syn. outwit
surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit


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