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abate  Speak
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v. subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
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n. a small room or apartment; room for privacy
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n. edge, margin, or border of a steep place verge
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n. space for the ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; the place to sleep or stay; appointment or job
abduct  Speak
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v. carry off by force; kidnap
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v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
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a. springing back; having the power of rebounding; able to return quickly to a former state or condition
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a. flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
abhor  Speak
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n. solid thick rope made of twisted steel or metal wire
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a. of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
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v. fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
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v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
abject  Speak
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n. overseer of morals; official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content
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a. worthy of contempt; deserving of scorn or disdain; mean
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v. take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
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a. being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status
abominable  Speak
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n. greediness for wealth; the insatiable desire to gain
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ad. even though; although; notwithstanding
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a. detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad
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n. keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security
abstain  Speak
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v. vary; go in different directions from the same point
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v. commence; go onboard a boat or airplane; begin a journey
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n. right-handedness; readiness and grace in physical activity; skill and ease in using the hands; expertness in manual acts
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v. refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
abstruse  Speak
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a. obscure; profound; difficult to understand
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n. law, rule, or constitution made by authority; books of the Bible officially accepted; a group of literary works
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n. overbearing pride; haughtiness; manifest feeling of personal superiority in rank, power, or estimation
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n. act of refusing or disowning; negation; refusal to admit the truth; refusal to grant; rejection of a request
absurdity  Speak
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a. confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
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n. quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment; logical contradiction
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n. cluster or close group of bushes, trees; mass; the sound of heavy treading
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v. avoid cleverly; escape the perception of
abyss  Speak
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n. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell
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v. turn away from a principle, norm; depart; diverge
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v. sail back and forth on the ocean; sail as for the protection of commerce, in search of an enemy, or for pleasure
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a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
accommodation  Speak
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v. determine votes; examine carefully or discuss thoroughly; scrutinize
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a. fit for growing crops, as by plowing
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n. living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
accomplice  Speak
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n. partner in crime; associate in wrongdoing
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v. deprive someone of benefits; remove or shorten the tail of an animal
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v. parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
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n. story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
acquiesce  Speak
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v. assent; agree without protesting
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n. false belief; mistaken or unfounded opinion
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n. intense joy or delight; any overpowering emotion
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n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
acrid  Speak
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a. unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
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v. ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
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v. deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device
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a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
adamant  Speak
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a. extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
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v. declare to be true; affirm
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a. being in low spirits; depressed
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n. something serving to influence or persuade; reward or gift to prevent judgment
admonish  Speak
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n. act of conveying; tools of conveying, especially vehicle for transportation
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v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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v. cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear
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n. passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane; the wing of a building
adoration  Speak
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n. act of playing honor to a divine being; worship paid to God; the act of addressing as a god
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v. vary; go in different directions from the same point
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n. one whose job is to kill animals for food; one who kills in large numbers; vendor, especially on a train or in theater
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v. expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
adore  Speak
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v. worship with profound reverence; pay divine honors to; regard with the utmost esteem and affection
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v. deprive someone of benefits; remove or shorten the tail of an animal
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v. ask with earnestness or importunity; ask with submission or humility; beg
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v. refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
adversary  Speak
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n. the opponent in a contest; someone who offers opposition
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a. detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad
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a. having loud, usually harsh, resonant sound; shameless
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v. decide; judge; sentence; condemn
affable  Speak
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a. climbing; rising; increasing in size or value
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n. quantity of medicine given; sufficient quantity; portion
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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a. easily approachable; warmly friendly
affirmative  Speak
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a. confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
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a. sky blue; light purplish-blue
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v. hang loosely, or with a swinging or jerking motion; swing, as something suspended loosely
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v. deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device
agency  Speak
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v. bend down; stoop low; lie close to the ground with the legs bent, as an animal when waiting for prey or in fear
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n. public entertainment of performances by acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
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v. vary; go in different directions from the same point
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n. a business that serves other businesses; an administrative unit of government
aghast  Speak
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a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
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v. scold mildly so as to correct or improve; express disapproval
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n. act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction
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v. vary; go in different directions from the same point
agitate  Speak
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v. scold mildly so as to correct or improve; express disapproval
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v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
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v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; support with evidence
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v. cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb
agrarian  Speak
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v. deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device
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a. pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters
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n. spot or stain, as of ink on paper; blur; a weak point or failing
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v. determine the nature of; give a definition; describe the nature or basic qualities of; explain
aisle  Speak
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n. act of conveying; tools of conveying, especially vehicle for transportation
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n. noisy, blustering fellow; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; insolent, tyrannical fellow
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n. passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane; the wing of a building
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a. relating to, or characterized by, skill; dexterous; skillful
alacrity  Speak
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v. deprive someone of benefits; remove or shorten the tail of an animal
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n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
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a. easily approachable; warmly friendly
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v. commit, entrust, or give in charge for care or preservation; recommend as worthy of confidence or regard
albeit  Speak
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ad. even though; although; notwithstanding
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n. vessel for drawing up water from a well; a vessel for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain
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a. very fat; large in the body; overweight
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n. headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins
allegiance  Speak
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n. living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience
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n. loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion
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a. unconventional in an artistic way
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v. violate with violence, especially to a sacred place
alleviate  Speak
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n. state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace; disobedience to, or open disrespect of
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n. the event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction; disaster; misery
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v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
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v. provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
alley  Speak
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n. a narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes
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v. dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly
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n. a small room or apartment; room for privacy
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n. the document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts; document issued to a person completing a course
allot  Speak
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n. partner in crime; associate in wrongdoing
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v. have a beginning or origin; originate; start; begin
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v. determine votes; examine carefully or discuss thoroughly; scrutinize
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v. parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
ambiguous  Speak
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v. engage in a petty, bad-tempered quarrel
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n. obvious remark; overused expression or idea
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a. unclear or doubtful in meaning
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n. a piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction
ambush  Speak
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v. commit, entrust, or give in charge for care or preservation; recommend as worthy of confidence or regard
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n. list or enumeration of names; articles arranged methodically, often in alphabetical order
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n. loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion
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n. disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station
amiable  Speak
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n. overbearing pride; haughtiness; manifest feeling of personal superiority in rank, power, or estimation
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n. story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
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a. good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
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n. breaking of union; decomposition into fragments or parts; extinction of life; decay
amicable  Speak
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n. act of conveying; tools of conveying, especially vehicle for transportation
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n. one appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him; substitute in office
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a. exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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v. commence; go onboard a boat or airplane; begin a journey
amiss  Speak
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a. out of proper order; not in perfect shape; faulty
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v. part; separate or disunite; disengage
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v. set apart for a deity or special purposes; devote; consecrate
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v. catch sight of; discover by careful observation or scrutiny
amnesty  Speak
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n. the general pardon granted by the government, especially for political offenses
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n. combat between two persons; fought with deadly weapons by agreement;
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a. leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
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a. unconventional in an artistic way
amorous  Speak
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a. warlike or hostile in manner or temperament; showing or having the impulse to be combative
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v. convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
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a. offhand or casual; given to haughty disregard of others
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a. moved by sexual love; loving
amphitheater  Speak
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n. oval building with tiers of seats from central open space or arena
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v. rub or wipe out; make indistinct as if by rubbing
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a. skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill
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v. avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; a shifty or ingenious trick
anarchy  Speak
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n. science of the relationships between organisms and their environments
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n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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n. oval building with tiers of seats from central open space or arena
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a. skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill
animation  Speak
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n. act of animating or giving life or spirit; state of being animate or alive
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v. avoid cleverly; escape the perception of
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v. unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view
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n. state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league
ankle  Speak
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v. deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device
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n. a narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes
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n. the joint which connects the foot with the leg; tarsus
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n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
annals  Speak
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v. dry up thoroughly; make dry, dull, or lifeless; preserve foods by removing the moisture
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a. of or pertaining to an editor; written or sanctioned by an editor
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a. away from the correct path or direction, either in a literal or in a figurative sense; wandering
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n. a chronological record of the events of successive years
antagonism  Speak
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v. part; separate or disunite; disengage
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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n. expression of warm approval; praise
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v. cause to become confused or perplexed; fail to distinguish; mix up
antagonist  Speak
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n. one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent
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v. inform; give notice to; make aware
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v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
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v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
apathy  Speak
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n. act of animating or giving life or spirit; state of being animate or alive
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v. estimate value of; evaluate, especially in an official capacity
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n. lack of interest, or the attitude of not caring resulting from it; the indifference
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a. attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous
appalling  Speak
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v. fill with astonishment and perplexity; confound
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n. one of parts or spaces into which an area is subdivided; separate room, section, or chamber
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a. causing or fitted to cause dismay or horror; frightful
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v. digest; convert into nourishment by the organs of nutrition
apparel  Speak
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n. external clothing; vesture; garments; dress; a small ornamental piece
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v. wash by immersion, as in a bath; subject to bath; lave; immerse or cover one's self
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n. combat between two persons; fought with deadly weapons by agreement;
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v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; support with evidence
apparition  Speak
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n. tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula
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n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
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n. quantity of medicine given; sufficient quantity; portion
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v. declare to be true; affirm
appease  Speak
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a. being in low spirits; depressed
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n. an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; deluge or overflowing of water
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v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
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v. deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device
appellation  Speak
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n. name; title; the act of naming; the act of appealing for aid, sympathy
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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n. tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula
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a. carried to the utmost extent or degree; of the highest quality; complete; perfect
appraise  Speak
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n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
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v. estimate value of; evaluate, especially in an official capacity
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v. leave to someone by a will; hand down
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n. external clothing; vesture; garments; dress; a small ornamental piece
apprehend  Speak
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n. something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
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v. avoid cleverly; escape the perception of
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a. capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
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v. take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
apprehensive  Speak
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v. dry up thoroughly; make dry, dull, or lifeless; preserve foods by removing the moisture
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v. violate with violence, especially to a sacred place
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v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
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a. capable of knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
apprise  Speak
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v. inform; give notice to; make aware
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a. like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; merciless
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a. of or pertaining to an editor; written or sanctioned by an editor
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v. sail back and forth on the ocean; sail as for the protection of commerce, in search of an enemy, or for pleasure
approbation  Speak
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n. the joint which connects the foot with the leg; tarsus
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n. gift giver; a person who gives people or institutions financial help
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n. backward in book learning; child or another person dull or weak in intellect; dullard or dolt
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n. expression of warm approval; praise
apron  Speak
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a. offhand or casual; given to haughty disregard of others
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n. overseer of morals; official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content
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n. an article of dress, of cloth or other stuff, worn on the forepart of the body, to keep the clothes clean
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n. one of parts or spaces into which an area is subdivided; separate room, section, or chamber
arable  Speak
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v. harass; tease; lure, entice, or entrap
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a. fit for growing crops, as by plowing
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a. abashed; daunted; very modest, or modest excess; constitutionally disposed to shrink from public notice
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a. capable of being conceived, imagined, or understood
arrogance  Speak
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n. overbearing pride; haughtiness; manifest feeling of personal superiority in rank, power, or estimation
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a. fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly
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n. one appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him; substitute in office
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a. being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status
arrogant  Speak
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n. title or degree of nobility
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a. arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others
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n. law, rule, or constitution made by authority; books of the Bible officially accepted; a group of literary works
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n. passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane; the wing of a building
ascending  Speak
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a. climbing; rising; increasing in size or value
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n. attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration that misleads another to believe a false thing
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n. building or house, especially as the great hall, church, or temple; anything shaped like a cupola
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
ascertain  Speak
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v. find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of
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n. amphibious rodent about two feet in length; fur of the beaver; tall hat, originally made from beaver fur
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v. seize as forfeited to the public treasury; appropriate to the public use
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n. passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane; the wing of a building
ascetic  Speak
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a. leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
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a. having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher
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v. come or send forth from a source, used chiefly of an intangible thing, as light
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n. mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
assail  Speak
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n. a piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction
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n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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n. edge, margin, or border of a steep place verge
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v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
assassination  Speak
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n. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell
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a. springing back; having the power of rebounding; able to return quickly to a former state or condition
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n. act of assassinating; killing by treacherous violence; the murder of public figure by a surprise attack
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n. the assertion of contrary; denial of the truth of a statement; opposition, whether by argument or conduct
assiduous  Speak
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n. piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; sleeveless outer garment
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a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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v. insert into a fluid and withdraw again; immerse for baptism; wet, as if by immersing; moisten
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n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
assign  Speak
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n. lightweight elastic outer bark, used especially for bottle closures, insulation, floats
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v. appoint; allot; point out authoritatively or exactly
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a. easily approachable; warmly friendly
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v. violate with violence, especially to a sacred place
astray  Speak
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v. dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly
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n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
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v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
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a. away from the correct path or direction, either in a literal or in a figurative sense; wandering
asunder  Speak
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v. leave to someone by a will; hand down
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v. estimate value of; evaluate, especially in an official capacity
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ad. into separate parts or pieces; apart
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v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
asylum  Speak
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v. wet through and through; soak; put potion down the throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly
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v. take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
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v. view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion
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n. place of refuge or shelter; protection
atone  Speak
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a. capable of being conceived, imagined, or understood
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v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
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v. deprive someone of benefits; remove or shorten the tail of an animal
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a. out of proper order; not in perfect shape; faulty
atrocity  Speak
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n. brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
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v. expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
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n. act of conveying; tools of conveying, especially vehicle for transportation
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n. the opponent in a contest; someone who offers opposition
attentive  Speak
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n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
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v. attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in
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a. alert and watchful; considerate; thoughtful
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n. any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian societies
attic  Speak
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n. something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
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a. sky blue; light purplish-blue
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n. story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
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n. a line or long thin mark made by folding or doubling
audacious  Speak
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n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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v. catch sight of; discover by careful observation or scrutiny
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v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
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a. fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold
audacity  Speak
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v. avoid cleverly; escape the perception of
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a. suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
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a. daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesome; reckless daring
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n. list or enumeration of names; articles arranged methodically, often in alphabetical order
auditory  Speak
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n. act of animating or giving life or spirit; state of being animate or alive
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a. of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
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n. the mechanism that imitates actions of humans
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v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
august  Speak
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a. impressive; majestic; inspiring awe or admiration
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v. drive out; drive away; compel to depart; dispel
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n. place of refuge or shelter; protection
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n. end of existence or activity; termination
auspicious  Speak
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v. unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view
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a. attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous
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n. deep opening in the earth surface
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v. rub or wipe out; make indistinct as if by rubbing
austere  Speak
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v. insert into a fluid and withdraw again; immerse for baptism; wet, as if by immersing; moisten
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n. act of conveying; tools of conveying, especially vehicle for transportation
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a. strict or severe in the discipline; severely simple and unornamented
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v. ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
automaton  Speak
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n. the mechanism that imitates actions of humans
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n. lack of courage to face danger; extreme timidity; base fear of danger or hurt; lack of spirit
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a. belonging or relating to the body; bodily; noncommissioned officer, next below a sergeant
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n. science of the relationships between organisms and their environments
avarice  Speak
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n. greediness for wealth; the insatiable desire to gain
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n. sudden, unexpected fancy; impulsive change of mind
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a. darkened with smoke and grime; dirty or discolored
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n. act of yielding; point yielded; acknowledgment or admission
avenge  Speak
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a. being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status
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v. take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
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v. refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
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n. story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
aver  Speak
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a. offhand or casual; given to haughty disregard of others
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n. lack of consistency; the difference
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n. tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula
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v. declare to be true; affirm
azure  Speak
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a. sky blue; light purplish-blue
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n. act of yielding; point yielded; acknowledgment or admission
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n. the opponent in a contest; someone who offers opposition
Exercise
n. a narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes
bacchanalian  Speak
86
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a. abashed; daunted; very modest, or modest excess; constitutionally disposed to shrink from public notice
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a. drunken; relating to reveling and drunkenness
Exercise
v. digest; convert into nourishment by the organs of nutrition
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v. decide; judge; sentence; condemn
bacon  Speak
87
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n. act of refusing or disowning; negation; refusal to admit the truth; refusal to grant; rejection of a request
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n. a business that serves other businesses; an administrative unit of government
Exercise
n. back and sides of a pig salted and smoked
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n. a small room or apartment; room for privacy
baffle  Speak
88
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v. commit, entrust, or give in charge for care or preservation; recommend as worthy of confidence or regard
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a. abashed; daunted; very modest, or modest excess; constitutionally disposed to shrink from public notice
Exercise
v. sail back and forth on the ocean; sail as for the protection of commerce, in search of an enemy, or for pleasure
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v. frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of
bait  Speak
89
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a. daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesome; reckless daring
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v. harass; tease; lure, entice, or entrap
Exercise
n. the joint which connects the foot with the leg; tarsus
Exercise
n. the diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work; diplomatic representatives headed by an ambassador
balcony  Speak
90
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n. intense joy or delight; any overpowering emotion
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n. small low bed for an infant, often furnished with rockers;  infancy, or very early life
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n. grave or tomb; the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave; concealing something under the ground
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n. platform projecting from the wall of a building
ballad  Speak
91
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a. treated with confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; secret
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n. popular kind of narrative poem adapted for recitation or singing
Exercise
a. carried to the utmost extent or degree; of the highest quality; complete; perfect
Exercise
n. piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; sleeveless outer garment
bamboo  Speak
92
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v. cause to become confused or perplexed; fail to distinguish; mix up
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v. subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
Exercise
n. plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries
Exercise
a. treated with confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; secret
banish  Speak
93
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v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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a. low in spirits; depressed; directed downward
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n. story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
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v. drive out; drive away; compel to depart; dispel
baron  Speak
94
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v. take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
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n. title or degree of nobility
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n. disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station
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n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
bashful  Speak
95
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a. abashed; daunted; very modest, or modest excess; constitutionally disposed to shrink from public notice
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n. external clothing; vesture; garments; dress; a small ornamental piece
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n. act of assassinating; killing by treacherous violence; the murder of public figure by a surprise attack
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
bathe  Speak
96
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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a. moved by sexual love; loving
Exercise
v. wash by immersion, as in a bath; subject to bath; lave; immerse or cover one's self
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n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
beaver  Speak
97
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v. unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view
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n. amphibious rodent about two feet in length; fur of the beaver; tall hat, originally made from beaver fur
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n. a chronological record of the events of successive years
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n. headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins
beckon  Speak
98
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v. signal or summon, as by nodding or waving; attract because of inviting or enticing appearance
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a. climbing; rising; increasing in size or value
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a. unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
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n. science of the relationships between organisms and their environments
bellicose  Speak
99
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n. obvious remark; overused expression or idea
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a. warlike or hostile in manner or temperament; showing or having the impulse to be combative
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n. place of refuge or shelter; protection
Exercise
v. wet through and through; soak; put potion down the throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly
belligerent  Speak
100
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v. dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly
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a. inclined or eager to fight; aggressive
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v. deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device
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a. somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age
belly  Speak
101
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v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
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v. shrink; reduce in size; become less
Exercise
n. the mechanism that imitates actions of humans
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n. part of the human body which extends downward from breast to thighs, and contains bowels; womb
benefactor  Speak
102
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n. story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
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v. avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; a shifty or ingenious trick
Exercise
n. gift giver; a person who gives people or institutions financial help
Exercise
v. wet through and through; soak; put potion down the throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly
beneficiary  Speak
103
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n. a person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
Exercise
v. seize as forfeited to the public treasury; appropriate to the public use
Exercise
n. an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; deluge or overflowing of water
Exercise
n. conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
benevolent  Speak
104
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n. building or house, especially as the great hall, church, or temple; anything shaped like a cupola
Exercise
a. generous in providing aid to others; charitable
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a. firm but easily broken or crumbled; brittle
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v. vary; go in different directions from the same point
bequeath  Speak
105
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n. downward slope, as of a hill
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v. leave to someone by a will; hand down
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v. insert into a fluid and withdraw again; immerse for baptism; wet, as if by immersing; moisten
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n. expression of warm approval; praise
berth  Speak
106
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a. capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
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n. space for the ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; the place to sleep or stay; appointment or job
Exercise
v. dry up thoroughly; make dry, dull, or lifeless; preserve foods by removing the moisture
Exercise
n. disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station
beseech  Speak
107
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a. flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
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v. reveal; make known to the public
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v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
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a. overpowering; drivingly forceful; urgently requiring attention
beset  Speak
108
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a. firm but easily broken or crumbled; brittle
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n. a skilled worker who makes, finishes, and repairs wooden objects and structures
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v. attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in
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v. cut short or reduce; cut off end or tail, or any part
bicker  Speak
109
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v. cut short or reduce; cut off end or tail, or any part
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v. engage in a petty, bad-tempered quarrel
Exercise
n. the joint which connects the foot with the leg; tarsus
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a. having been shortened; effectively cut short; rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner
birch  Speak
110
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a. good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
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a. very fat; large in the body; overweight
Exercise
n. tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula
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a. pertaining to electricity;  electric
blatant  Speak
111
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v. dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly
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a. flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
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v. form into a coiled or spiral shape; twist into ringlets or coils; move in curve or spiral
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n. a line or long thin mark made by folding or doubling
blot  Speak
112
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v. view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion
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n. spot or stain, as of ink on paper; blur; a weak point or failing
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a. full of light; shining; bright; sharp and clear in tone
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a. carried to the utmost extent or degree; of the highest quality; complete; perfect
blunder  Speak
113
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n. something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
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n. serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion
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a. causing or fitted to cause dismay or horror; frightful
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a. one who communicates information, especially, by letter or telegram to newspaper or periodical
bohemian  Speak
114
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a. unconventional in an artistic way
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v. make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify
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v. slumber; sleep lightly; be in dull or stupefied condition, as if half asleep; be drowsy
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v. provide; bestow a quality on
boisterous  Speak
115
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n. the event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction; disaster; misery
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n. name; title; the act of naming; the act of appealing for aid, sympathy
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a. rough and stormy; loud, noisy, and lacking in restraint or discipline
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v. convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
bolt  Speak
116
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a. secretive, not openly shown
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v. avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; a shifty or ingenious trick
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v. dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly
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a. unclear or doubtful in meaning
bother  Speak
117
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v. annoy; trouble; make agitated or nervous; fluster
Exercise
v. wet through and through; soak; put potion down the throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly
Exercise
v. engage in a petty, bad-tempered quarrel
Exercise
n. end of existence or activity; termination
bounty  Speak
118
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a. like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; merciless
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n. a narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes
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a. offhand or casual; given to haughty disregard of others
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n. goodness, kindness; virtue; liberality in giving
bower  Speak
119
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a. moved by sexual love; loving
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n. shady shelter or recess in a garden or woods; anchor carried at the bow of the ship; a muscle that bends a limb
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n. state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league
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a. gracious; showing warmth and friendliness
brace  Speak
120
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v. bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain
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v. cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear
Exercise
n. false belief; mistaken or unfounded opinion
Exercise
n. something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
brake  Speak
121
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v. decide; judge; sentence; condemn
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n. a piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction
Exercise
a. having qualities of ideal knight; faithful; brave
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n. title or degree of nobility
brand  Speak
122
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n. name; title; the act of naming; the act of appealing for aid, sympathy
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n. a burning piece of wood; mark made by burning with a hot iron; distinctive mark upon in any way
Exercise
a. darkened with smoke and grime; dirty or discolored
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a. springing back; having the power of rebounding; able to return quickly to a former state or condition
brazen  Speak
123
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v. commit, entrust, or give in charge for care or preservation; recommend as worthy of confidence or regard
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a. having loud, usually harsh, resonant sound; shameless
Exercise
n. external clothing; vesture; garments; dress; a small ornamental piece
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v. set apart for a deity or special purposes; devote; consecrate
breakthrough  Speak
124
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n. act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction
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a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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a. rough and stormy; loud, noisy, and lacking in restraint or discipline
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a. of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
bribe  Speak
125
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n. something serving to influence or persuade; reward or gift to prevent judgment
Exercise
v. bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain
Exercise
a. being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status
Exercise
a. drunken; relating to reveling and drunkenness
bridle  Speak
126
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n. a person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
Exercise
v. provide; bestow a quality on
Exercise
n. headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins
Exercise
n. something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
brilliant  Speak
127
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n. cluster or close group of bushes, trees; mass; the sound of heavy treading
Exercise
a. full of light; shining; bright; sharp and clear in tone
Exercise
a. good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
Exercise
v. set apart for a deity or special purposes; devote; consecrate
brink  Speak
128
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n. edge, margin, or border of a steep place verge
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a. attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous
Exercise
n. back and sides of a pig salted and smoked
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a. suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
broach  Speak
129
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a. extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
Exercise
v. introduce;  bring up for discussion or debate; announce
Exercise
n. conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
Exercise
a. unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
brood  Speak
130
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a. away from the correct path or direction, either in a literal or in a figurative sense; wandering
Exercise
v. think long and anxiously;  be in a state of gloomy, serious thought
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v. move quickly and violently; jump vertically; strive with determination
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v. convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
brutal  Speak
131
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a. like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; merciless
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a. darkened with smoke and grime; dirty or discolored
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n. the orderly arrangement as years, months, weeks, and days; a table showing months, weeks, and days
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a. plentiful; containing plenty; affording ample supply
buck  Speak
132
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v. provide; bestow a quality on
Exercise
v. move quickly and violently; jump vertically; strive with determination
Exercise
n. attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration that misleads another to believe a false thing
Exercise
n. a narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes
bucket  Speak
133
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n. the trench made in the earth by digging; any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth
Exercise
n. vessel for drawing up water from a well; a vessel for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain
Exercise
a. good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
Exercise
v. utter with a melodious voice; celebrate in song; make melody with the voice
bully  Speak
134
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n. mutual agreement of two or more persons or parties; contract; stipulation
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a. able to produce the desired effect; valid
Exercise
n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
Exercise
n. noisy, blustering fellow; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; insolent, tyrannical fellow
burial  Speak
135
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n. combat between two persons; fought with deadly weapons by agreement;
Exercise
n. partner in crime; associate in wrongdoing
Exercise
a. leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
Exercise
n. grave or tomb; the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave; concealing something under the ground
butcher  Speak
136
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v. wet through and through; soak; put potion down the throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly
Exercise
n. act of refusing or disowning; negation; refusal to admit the truth; refusal to grant; rejection of a request
Exercise
n. one whose job is to kill animals for food; one who kills in large numbers; vendor, especially on a train or in theater
Exercise
n. great flood; heavy downpour; any overflowing of water
buttress  Speak
137
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a. pertaining to electricity;  electric
Exercise
n. public entertainment of performances by acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
Exercise
n. something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
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v. support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
cable  Speak
138
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n. solid thick rope made of twisted steel or metal wire
Exercise
n. a business that serves other businesses; an administrative unit of government
Exercise
n. crack or crevice; a split or indentation between two parts, as of the chin
Exercise
v. dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly
cajole  Speak
139
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a. offhand or casual; given to haughty disregard of others
Exercise
n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
Exercise
v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
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v. subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
calamity  Speak
140
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n. the event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction; disaster; misery
Exercise
a. left and abandoned; negligent in performing a duty
Exercise
n. attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration that misleads another to believe a false thing
Exercise
v. charm; enthrall; seize by force, as an enemy in war, or anything belonging to an enemy
calendar  Speak
141
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a. extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
Exercise
a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
Exercise
n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
Exercise
n. the orderly arrangement as years, months, weeks, and days; a table showing months, weeks, and days
canon  Speak
142
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n. the joint which connects the foot with the leg; tarsus
Exercise
n. title or degree of nobility
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n. agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
Exercise
n. law, rule, or constitution made by authority; books of the Bible officially accepted; a group of literary works
canvass  Speak
143
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v. turn away from a principle, norm; depart; diverge
Exercise
v. determine votes; examine carefully or discuss thoroughly; scrutinize
Exercise
n. small low bed for an infant, often furnished with rockers;  infancy, or very early life
Exercise
n. the mechanism that imitates actions of humans
cape  Speak
144
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n. piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; sleeveless outer garment
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a. capable of being conceived, imagined, or understood
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a. sorrowful; filled with or expressing grief; mournful
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a. bodily; of material nature; tangible
caprice  Speak
145
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n. a skilled worker who makes, finishes, and repairs wooden objects and structures
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a. exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
Exercise
v. parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
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n. sudden, unexpected fancy; impulsive change of mind
capricious  Speak
146
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a. fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly
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a. able to produce the desired effect; valid
Exercise
n. a narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes
Exercise
n. shady shelter or recess in a garden or woods; anchor carried at the bow of the ship; a muscle that bends a limb
captivate  Speak
147
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n. piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; sleeveless outer garment
Exercise
v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
Exercise
v. dry up thoroughly; make dry, dull, or lifeless; preserve foods by removing the moisture
Exercise
v. charm; enthrall; seize by force, as an enemy in war, or anything belonging to an enemy
carnage  Speak
148
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n. destruction of life; the savage and excessive killing of many people
Exercise
n. science of the relationships between organisms and their environments
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n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
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a. capable of being conceived, imagined, or understood
carpenter  Speak
149
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n. name; title; the act of naming; the act of appealing for aid, sympathy
Exercise
n. a skilled worker who makes, finishes, and repairs wooden objects and structures
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v. vary; go in different directions from the same point
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a. inclined or eager to fight; aggressive
caste  Speak
150
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n. any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian societies
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a. firm but easily broken or crumbled; brittle
Exercise
n. something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
Exercise
a. gracious; showing warmth and friendliness
cataclysm  Speak
151
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n. an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; deluge or overflowing of water
Exercise
v. hang loosely, or with a swinging or jerking motion; swing, as something suspended loosely
Exercise
a. unconventional in an artistic way
Exercise
v. introduce;  bring up for discussion or debate; announce
catalogue  Speak
152
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n. list or enumeration of names; articles arranged methodically, often in alphabetical order
Exercise
a. of precious stone of rich green color; of a rich green color
Exercise
v. move quickly and violently; jump vertically; strive with determination
Exercise
n. back and sides of a pig salted and smoked
caustic  Speak
153
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n. noisy, blustering fellow; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; insolent, tyrannical fellow
Exercise
n. a skilled worker who makes, finishes, and repairs wooden objects and structures
Exercise
a. capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
Exercise
n. space for the ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; the place to sleep or stay; appointment or job
cavalier  Speak
154
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n. any of the hereditary social classes and subclasses of South Asian societies
Exercise
v. cut short or reduce; cut off end or tail, or any part
Exercise
n. mental calmness; calm or tranquil state of mind
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a. offhand or casual; given to haughty disregard of others
cement  Speak
155
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v. introduce;  bring up for discussion or debate; announce
Exercise
v. take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
Exercise
n. the joint which connects the foot with the leg; tarsus
Exercise
n. any substances used for making bodies adhere to each other; bond of union; concrete pavement
cemetery  Speak
156
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n. backward in book learning; child or another person dull or weak in intellect; dullard or dolt
Exercise
n. place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; graveyard
Exercise
n. plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries
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a. generous in providing aid to others; charitable
censor  Speak
157
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v. cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear
Exercise
n. attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration that misleads another to believe a false thing
Exercise
n. overseer of morals; official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content
Exercise
a. fickle; impulsive and unpredictable; apt to change opinions suddenly
censure  Speak
158
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v. estimate value of; evaluate, especially in an official capacity
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v. part; separate or disunite; disengage
Exercise
v. expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
Exercise
n. serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion
certificate  Speak
159
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n. story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
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n. the document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts; document issued to a person completing a course
Exercise
n. greediness for wealth; the insatiable desire to gain
Exercise
n. part of the human body which extends downward from breast to thighs, and contains bowels; womb
cessation  Speak
160
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a. capable of knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
Exercise
v. make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify
Exercise
v. wash by immersion, as in a bath; subject to bath; lave; immerse or cover one's self
Exercise
n. bringing or coming to an end; cease
champagne  Speak
161
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a. secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
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n. light wine, of several kinds, originally made in the province of Champagne, in France
Exercise
n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
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a. struck by shock, terror, or amazement
chant  Speak
162
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a. of precious stone of rich green color; of a rich green color
Exercise
v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
Exercise
n. quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment; logical contradiction
Exercise
v. utter with a melodious voice; celebrate in song; make melody with the voice
chasm  Speak
163
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a. unconventional in an artistic way
Exercise
n. science of the relationships between organisms and their environments
Exercise
n. deep opening in the earth surface
Exercise
n. the orderly arrangement as years, months, weeks, and days; a table showing months, weeks, and days
chicanery  Speak
164
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a. expressing devotion or piety; earnest in the religious field
Exercise
n. mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
Exercise
a. pertaining to electricity;  electric
Exercise
n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
chide  Speak
165
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n. an article of dress, of cloth or other stuff, worn on the forepart of the body, to keep the clothes clean
Exercise
v. cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear
Exercise
n. place of refuge or shelter; protection
Exercise
v. scold mildly so as to correct or improve; express disapproval
chivalrous  Speak
166
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v. scold mildly so as to correct or improve; express disapproval
Exercise
v. ask with earnestness or importunity; ask with submission or humility; beg
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a. having qualities of ideal knight; faithful; brave
Exercise
a. having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher
circus  Speak
167
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n. combat between two persons; fought with deadly weapons by agreement;
Exercise
n. public entertainment of performances by acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
Exercise
n. overseer of morals; official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content
Exercise
v. vary; go in different directions from the same point
clandestine  Speak
168
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n. swirling current of water, air; flow in a circular current
Exercise
a. causing or fitted to cause dismay or horror; frightful
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v. hang loosely, or with a swinging or jerking motion; swing, as something suspended loosely
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a. secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
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n. the diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work; diplomatic representatives headed by an ambassador
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n. fastening device; firm grip
Exercise
n. intense joy or delight; any overpowering emotion
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n. the document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts; document issued to a person completing a course
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v. engage in a petty, bad-tempered quarrel
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v. insert into a fluid and withdraw again; immerse for baptism; wet, as if by immersing; moisten
Exercise
n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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n. crack or crevice; a split or indentation between two parts, as of the chin
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v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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a. of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
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n. obvious remark; overused expression or idea
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a. skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
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n. someone who pays to get goods or services
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a. capable of being conceived, imagined, or understood
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n. goodness, kindness; virtue; liberality in giving
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v. convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
climax  Speak
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n. overbearing pride; haughtiness; manifest feeling of personal superiority in rank, power, or estimation
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n. loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion
Exercise
n. upward movement; steady increase; the highest point; the greatest degree
Exercise
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
closet  Speak
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a. able to produce the desired effect; valid
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a. carried to the utmost extent or degree; of the highest quality; complete; perfect
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n. something serving to influence or persuade; reward or gift to prevent judgment
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n. a small room or apartment; room for privacy
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a. offhand or casual; given to haughty disregard of others
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a. alert and watchful; considerate; thoughtful
Exercise
n. cluster or close group of bushes, trees; mass; the sound of heavy treading
Exercise
n. sudden, unexpected fancy; impulsive change of mind
comely  Speak
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ad. terribly; with alarm; fearfully
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v. set apart for a deity or special purposes; devote; consecrate
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v. rub or wipe out; make indistinct as if by rubbing
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a. pleasing or attractive to the eye; handsome; graceful
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v. have a beginning or origin; originate; start; begin
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v. digest; convert into nourishment by the organs of nutrition
Exercise
n. act of refusing or disowning; negation; refusal to admit the truth; refusal to grant; rejection of a request
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a. pleasing or attractive to the eye; handsome; graceful
commend  Speak
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v. commit, entrust, or give in charge for care or preservation; recommend as worthy of confidence or regard
Exercise
v. take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
Exercise
n. mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
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v. catch sight of; discover by careful observation or scrutiny
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n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
Exercise
n. tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula
Exercise
a. skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill
Exercise
v. kill by submerging and suffocating in water; overwhelm in water; deaden one's awareness of
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n. one of parts or spaces into which an area is subdivided; separate room, section, or chamber
Exercise
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
Exercise
v. refuse to submit to or cooperate with; be unaffected by; resist or withstand
Exercise
a. springing back; having the power of rebounding; able to return quickly to a former state or condition
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v. come or send forth from a source, used chiefly of an intangible thing, as light
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a. easily approachable; warmly friendly
Exercise
v. insert into a fluid and withdraw again; immerse for baptism; wet, as if by immersing; moisten
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a. overpowering; drivingly forceful; urgently requiring attention
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a. confirmative; ratifying; giving assent or approval; confirming
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a. low in spirits; depressed; directed downward
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n. mental calmness; calm or tranquil state of mind
Exercise
n. destruction of life; the savage and excessive killing of many people
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n. overly high self-esteem; feelings of excessive pride
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v. wash by immersion, as in a bath; subject to bath; lave; immerse or cover one's self
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a. having loud, usually harsh, resonant sound; shameless
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a. secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
conceivable  Speak
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n. back and sides of a pig salted and smoked
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a. capable of being conceived, imagined, or understood
Exercise
n. the document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts; document issued to a person completing a course
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a. low in spirits; depressed; directed downward
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v. warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
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n. the document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts; document issued to a person completing a course
Exercise
a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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n. act of yielding; point yielded; acknowledgment or admission
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v. ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
Exercise
v. digest; convert into nourishment by the organs of nutrition
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a. having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher
Exercise
n. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell
concord  Speak
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n. greediness for wealth; the insatiable desire to gain
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n. passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane; the wing of a building
Exercise
n. agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
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n. lack of interest, or the attitude of not caring resulting from it; the indifference
confidential  Speak
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a. generous in providing aid to others; charitable
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n. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell
Exercise
v. refuse to submit to or cooperate with; be unaffected by; resist or withstand
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a. treated with confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; secret
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
Exercise
v. seize as forfeited to the public treasury; appropriate to the public use
Exercise
n. partner in crime; associate in wrongdoing
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n. public entertainment of performances by acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
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v. cause to become confused or perplexed; fail to distinguish; mix up
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n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
Exercise
v. attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in
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a. being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status
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v. drive out; drive away; compel to depart; dispel
Exercise
n. state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league
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n. space for the ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; the place to sleep or stay; appointment or job
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a. pleasing or attractive to the eye; handsome; graceful
console  Speak
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a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
Exercise
v. harass; tease; lure, entice, or entrap
Exercise
n. platform projecting from the wall of a building
Exercise
v. cheer from distress or depression; alleviate grief and raise spirits of; relieve; comfort
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n. headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins
Exercise
a. secretive, not openly shown
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a. carried to the utmost extent or degree; of the highest quality; complete; perfect
Exercise
v. utter with a melodious voice; celebrate in song; make melody with the voice
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n. state of being despised or dishonored; disgrace; disobedience to, or open disrespect of
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a. full of light; shining; bright; sharp and clear in tone
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n. downward slope, as of a hill
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n. cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
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v. charm; enthrall; seize by force, as an enemy in war, or anything belonging to an enemy
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a. worthy of contempt; deserving of scorn or disdain; mean
Exercise
n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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n. living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience
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n. expression of warm approval; praise
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n. overbearing pride; haughtiness; manifest feeling of personal superiority in rank, power, or estimation
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a. scornful; expressing contempt; showing a lack of respect
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n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
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a. attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous
Exercise
v. estimate value of; evaluate, especially in an official capacity
Exercise
n. the assertion of contrary; denial of the truth of a statement; opposition, whether by argument or conduct
Exercise
n. a person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
contribute  Speak
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v. provide; bestow a quality on
Exercise
a. expressing devotion or piety; earnest in the religious field
Exercise
n. platform projecting from the wall of a building
Exercise
a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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v. fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
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a. arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others
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v. form by an exercise of ingenuity; invent or design
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n. act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction
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v. carry from one place to another; bear or transport
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v. hang loosely, or with a swinging or jerking motion; swing, as something suspended loosely
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v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
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v. influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
conveyance  Speak
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n. act of conveying; tools of conveying, especially vehicle for transportation
Exercise
n. plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries
Exercise
v. bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
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n. public entertainment of performances by acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
copious  Speak
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a. plentiful; containing plenty; affording ample supply
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a. flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
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v. parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
Exercise
n. backward in book learning; child or another person dull or weak in intellect; dullard or dolt
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v. insert into a fluid and withdraw again; immerse for baptism; wet, as if by immersing; moisten
Exercise
a. gracious; showing warmth and friendliness
Exercise
n. place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; graveyard
Exercise
n. act of playing honor to a divine being; worship paid to God; the act of addressing as a god
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a. having been shortened; effectively cut short; rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner
Exercise
n. the mechanism that imitates actions of humans
Exercise
n. lightweight elastic outer bark, used especially for bottle closures, insulation, floats
Exercise
v. make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify
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a. strict or severe in the discipline; severely simple and unornamented
Exercise
v. drive out; drive away; compel to depart; dispel
Exercise
n. upward movement; steady increase; the highest point; the greatest degree
Exercise
a. belonging or relating to the body; bodily; noncommissioned officer, next below a sergeant
corporeal  Speak
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a. bodily; of material nature; tangible
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n. spot or stain, as of ink on paper; blur; a weak point or failing
Exercise
n. cluster or close group of bushes, trees; mass; the sound of heavy treading
Exercise
n. story or room directly below the roof of a building, especially a house;
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a. very fat; large in the body; overweight
Exercise
n. breaking of union; decomposition into fragments or parts; extinction of life; decay
Exercise
n. brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
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n. noisy, blustering fellow; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; insolent, tyrannical fellow
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v. provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
Exercise
v. rub or wipe out; make indistinct as if by rubbing
Exercise
v. bend down; stoop low; lie close to the ground with the legs bent, as an animal when waiting for prey or in fear
Exercise
a. one who communicates information, especially, by letter or telegram to newspaper or periodical
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n. living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience
Exercise
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; support with evidence
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a. offhand or casual; given to haughty disregard of others
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n. headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins
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n. mutual agreement of two or more persons or parties; contract; stipulation
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n. end of existence or activity; termination
Exercise
v. attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in
Exercise
n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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a. secretive, not openly shown
Exercise
v. seize as forfeited to the public treasury; appropriate to the public use
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v. support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
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a. exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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n. lack of courage to face danger; extreme timidity; base fear of danger or hurt; lack of spirit
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a. flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
Exercise
v. worship with profound reverence; pay divine honors to; regard with the utmost esteem and affection
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v. assent; agree without protesting
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n. small low bed for an infant, often furnished with rockers;  infancy, or very early life
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a. out of proper order; not in perfect shape; faulty
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v. provide; bestow a quality on
Exercise
n. name; title; the act of naming; the act of appealing for aid, sympathy
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n. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell
Exercise
a. relating to, or characterized by, skill; dexterous; skillful
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n. a narrow passage, especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes
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v. inform; give notice to; make aware
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n. a piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction
Exercise
v. ask with earnestness or importunity; ask with submission or humility; beg
Exercise
v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
Exercise
n. spot or stain, as of ink on paper; blur; a weak point or failing
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n. a line or long thin mark made by folding or doubling
Exercise
v. deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device
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v. estimate value of; evaluate, especially in an official capacity
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a. firm but easily broken or crumbled; brittle
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n. one appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him; substitute in office
Exercise
n. act of refusing or disowning; negation; refusal to admit the truth; refusal to grant; rejection of a request
Exercise
v. shrink; reduce in size; become less
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a. firm but easily broken or crumbled; brittle
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n. title or degree of nobility
Exercise
a. left and abandoned; negligent in performing a duty
Exercise
v. bend down; stoop low; lie close to the ground with the legs bent, as an animal when waiting for prey or in fear
Exercise
ad. even though; although; notwithstanding
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v. scold mildly so as to correct or improve; express disapproval
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a. unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
Exercise
n. act of refusing or disowning; negation; refusal to admit the truth; refusal to grant; rejection of a request
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a. of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance
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a. alert and watchful; considerate; thoughtful
Exercise
n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
Exercise
v. sail back and forth on the ocean; sail as for the protection of commerce, in search of an enemy, or for pleasure
Exercise
n. back and sides of a pig salted and smoked
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v. charm; enthrall; seize by force, as an enemy in war, or anything belonging to an enemy
Exercise
a. having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher
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n. solid thick rope made of twisted steel or metal wire
Exercise
a. of precious stone of rich green color; of a rich green color
cumulative  Speak
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a. gracious; showing warmth and friendliness
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a. increasing by successive addition
Exercise
v. refuse to submit to or cooperate with; be unaffected by; resist or withstand
Exercise
a. springing back; having the power of rebounding; able to return quickly to a former state or condition
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n. a line or long thin mark made by folding or doubling
Exercise
v. harass; tease; lure, entice, or entrap
Exercise
v. bend or curve; guide and manage, or restrain
Exercise
n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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v. form into a coiled or spiral shape; twist into ringlets or coils; move in curve or spiral
Exercise
v. digest; convert into nourishment by the organs of nutrition
Exercise
a. out of proper order; not in perfect shape; faulty
Exercise
n. agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
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n. cluster or close group of bushes, trees; mass; the sound of heavy treading
Exercise
a. having been shortened; effectively cut short; rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner
Exercise
a. sorrowful; filled with or expressing grief; mournful
Exercise
a. capable of knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
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v. subside; decrease; become less in amount or intensity
Exercise
a. pleasing or attractive to the eye; handsome; graceful
Exercise
v. cut short or reduce; cut off end or tail, or any part
Exercise
v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
custody  Speak
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n. sudden, unexpected fancy; impulsive change of mind
Exercise
n. agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
Exercise
n. keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security
Exercise
n. the trench made in the earth by digging; any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth
cynical  Speak
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a. of or pertaining to an editor; written or sanctioned by an editor
Exercise
a. extremely poor; utterly lacking; devoid
Exercise
a. skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
Exercise
v. slumber; sleep lightly; be in dull or stupefied condition, as if half asleep; be drowsy
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v. hang loosely, or with a swinging or jerking motion; swing, as something suspended loosely
Exercise
v. expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
Exercise
v. support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
Exercise
n. breaking of union; decomposition into fragments or parts; extinction of life; decay
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n. agreement of opinions; harmonious state of things
Exercise
n. false belief; mistaken or unfounded opinion
Exercise
a. being in low spirits; depressed
Exercise
n. attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration that misleads another to believe a false thing
decipher  Speak
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n. something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;
Exercise
v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
Exercise
v. convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
Exercise
a. of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance
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v. bend down; stoop low; lie close to the ground with the legs bent, as an animal when waiting for prey or in fear
Exercise
n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
Exercise
v. catch sight of; discover by careful observation or scrutiny
Exercise
n. downward slope, as of a hill
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a. low in spirits; depressed; directed downward
Exercise
v. set apart for a deity or special purposes; devote; consecrate
Exercise
v. worship with profound reverence; pay divine honors to; regard with the utmost esteem and affection
Exercise
v. engage in a petty, bad-tempered quarrel
deem  Speak
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v. utter with a melodious voice; celebrate in song; make melody with the voice
Exercise
a. moved by sexual love; loving
Exercise
v. decide; judge; sentence; condemn
Exercise
a. arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others
define  Speak
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a. of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance
Exercise
v. determine the nature of; give a definition; describe the nature or basic qualities of; explain
Exercise
a. attended by favorable circumstances; marked by success; prosperous
Exercise
n. act of conveying; tools of conveying, especially vehicle for transportation
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Exercise
v. deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device
Exercise
n. upward movement; steady increase; the highest point; the greatest degree
Exercise
v. frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of
Exercise
v. parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot
defy  Speak
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Exercise
v. refuse to submit to or cooperate with; be unaffected by; resist or withstand
Exercise
v. decide; judge; sentence; condemn
Exercise
a. left and abandoned; negligent in performing a duty
Exercise
n. lack of interest, or the attitude of not caring resulting from it; the indifference
degenerate  Speak
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Exercise
v. insert into a fluid and withdraw again; immerse for baptism; wet, as if by immersing; moisten
Exercise
n. overly high self-esteem; feelings of excessive pride
Exercise
a. plentiful; containing plenty; affording ample supply
Exercise
v. become worse; decline; fall
dejected  Speak
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a. capable of knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
Exercise
a. being in low spirits; depressed
Exercise
n. loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion
Exercise
v. become worse; decline; fall
deluge  Speak
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n. act of conveying; tools of conveying, especially vehicle for transportation
Exercise
n. act of playing honor to a divine being; worship paid to God; the act of addressing as a god
Exercise
n. great flood; heavy downpour; any overflowing of water
Exercise
v. kill by submerging and suffocating in water; overwhelm in water; deaden one's awareness of
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Exercise
n. combat between two persons; fought with deadly weapons by agreement;
Exercise
a. one who communicates information, especially, by letter or telegram to newspaper or periodical
Exercise
v. cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear
Exercise
n. false belief; mistaken or unfounded opinion
demise  Speak
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Exercise
ad. even though; although; notwithstanding
Exercise
n. end of existence or activity; termination
Exercise
a. belonging or relating to the body; bodily; noncommissioned officer, next below a sergeant
Exercise
a. relating to, or characterized by, skill; dexterous; skillful
denial  Speak
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Exercise
n. act of refusing or disowning; negation; refusal to admit the truth; refusal to grant; rejection of a request
Exercise
a. overpowering; drivingly forceful; urgently requiring attention
Exercise
n. attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration that misleads another to believe a false thing
Exercise
n. conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
deputy  Speak
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Exercise
n. absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
Exercise
v. move quickly and violently; jump vertically; strive with determination
Exercise
n. one appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him; substitute in office
Exercise
a. belonging or relating to the body; bodily; noncommissioned officer, next below a sergeant
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Exercise
v. attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in
Exercise
n. headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins
Exercise
v. introduce;  bring up for discussion or debate; announce
Exercise
a. left and abandoned; negligent in performing a duty
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Exercise
v. attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in
Exercise
a. of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing
Exercise
v. ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
Exercise
n. state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league
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v. wash by immersion, as in a bath; subject to bath; lave; immerse or cover one's self
Exercise
v. move quickly and violently; jump vertically; strive with determination
Exercise
v. catch sight of; discover by careful observation or scrutiny
Exercise
v. convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
desecrate  Speak
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v. violate with violence, especially to a sacred place
Exercise
a. very fat; large in the body; overweight
Exercise
n. popular kind of narrative poem adapted for recitation or singing
Exercise
a. having loud, usually harsh, resonant sound; shameless
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n. brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness
Exercise
v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
Exercise
v. dry up thoroughly; make dry, dull, or lifeless; preserve foods by removing the moisture
Exercise
v. wet through and through; soak; put potion down the throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly
desist  Speak
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Exercise
v. cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear
Exercise
n. conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
Exercise
a. out of proper order; not in perfect shape; faulty
Exercise
n. the event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction; disaster; misery
destitute  Speak
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a. extremely poor; utterly lacking; devoid
Exercise
v. assault; attack with or as if with violent blows
Exercise
n. difference; condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree
Exercise
v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
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a. aimless; haphazard; at random; not connected with the subject
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a. overpowering; drivingly forceful; urgently requiring attention
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a. daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesome; reckless daring
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v. form into a coiled or spiral shape; twist into ringlets or coils; move in curve or spiral
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v. part; separate or disunite; disengage
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n. lack of consistency; the difference
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a. one who communicates information, especially, by letter or telegram to newspaper or periodical
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n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
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v. unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view
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n. place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; graveyard
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n. building or house, especially as the great hall, church, or temple; anything shaped like a cupola
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v. keep back or from; withhold; restrain from proceeding; stay or stop; delay
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v. inform; give notice to; make aware
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n. building or house, especially as the great hall, church, or temple; anything shaped like a cupola
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v. turn away from a principle, norm; depart; diverge
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a. capable of being conceived, imagined, or understood
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n. name; title; the act of naming; the act of appealing for aid, sympathy
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v. ask with earnestness or importunity; ask with submission or humility; beg
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v. signal or summon, as by nodding or waving; attract because of inviting or enticing appearance
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a. expressing devotion or piety; earnest in the religious field
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n. right-handedness; readiness and grace in physical activity; skill and ease in using the hands; expertness in manual acts
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n. lack of courage to face danger; extreme timidity; base fear of danger or hurt; lack of spirit
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a. climbing; rising; increasing in size or value
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a. secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
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a. skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill
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v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
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n. the document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts; document issued to a person completing a course
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a. relating to, or characterized by, skill; dexterous; skillful
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n. the trench made in the earth by digging; any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth
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a. darkened with smoke and grime; dirty or discolored
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v. carry off by force; kidnap
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n. mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
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n. the orderly arrangement as years, months, weeks, and days; a table showing months, weeks, and days
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a. suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
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v. take into custody; arrest a criminal; grasp mentally; perceive
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v. insert into a fluid and withdraw again; immerse for baptism; wet, as if by immersing; moisten
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v. seize as forfeited to the public treasury; appropriate to the public use
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v. unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view
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n. the diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work; diplomatic representatives headed by an ambassador
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n. a burning piece of wood; mark made by burning with a hot iron; distinctive mark upon in any way
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n. a chronological record of the events of successive years
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n. conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
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v. hang loosely, or with a swinging or jerking motion; swing, as something suspended loosely
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v. determine votes; examine carefully or discuss thoroughly; scrutinize
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a. increasing by successive addition
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n. lack of consistency; the difference
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v. engage in a petty, bad-tempered quarrel
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n. act of animating or giving life or spirit; state of being animate or alive
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v. deprive someone of benefits; remove or shorten the tail of an animal
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v. view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion
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v. vary; go in different directions from the same point
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n. lack of interest, or the attitude of not caring resulting from it; the indifference
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n. lack of interest, or the attitude of not caring resulting from it; the indifference
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n. difference; condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree
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n. mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
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v. support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
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v. think long and anxiously;  be in a state of gloomy, serious thought
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n. the trench made in the earth by digging; any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth
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a. alert and watchful; considerate; thoughtful
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n. breaking of union; decomposition into fragments or parts; extinction of life; decay
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a. leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
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n. the trench made in the earth by digging; any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth
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v. unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view
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a. firm but easily broken or crumbled; brittle
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v. sail back and forth on the ocean; sail as for the protection of commerce, in search of an enemy, or for pleasure
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v. vary; go in different directions from the same point
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v. cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb
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n. deep opening in the earth surface
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a. overpowering; drivingly forceful; urgently requiring attention
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v. reveal; make known to the public
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n. one appointed as the substitute of another, and empowered to act for him; substitute in office
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v. carry from one place to another; bear or transport
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v. make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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v. avoid cleverly; escape the perception of
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v. deprive someone of benefits; remove or shorten the tail of an animal
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n. disturbed or violent motion; agitation; public disturbance; riot; excitement
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v. kill by submerging and suffocating in water; overwhelm in water; deaden one's awareness of
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v. avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; a shifty or ingenious trick
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a. somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age
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a. unclear or doubtful in meaning
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v. introduce;  bring up for discussion or debate; announce
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n. a line or long thin mark made by folding or doubling
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a. sorrowful; filled with or expressing grief; mournful
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a. springing back; having the power of rebounding; able to return quickly to a former state or condition
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a. very fat; large in the body; overweight
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n. building or house, especially as the great hall, church, or temple; anything shaped like a cupola
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n. expression of warm approval; praise
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n. living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience
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n. crack or crevice; a split or indentation between two parts, as of the chin
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n. quantity of medicine given; sufficient quantity; portion
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a. strict or severe in the discipline; severely simple and unornamented
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a. low in spirits; depressed; directed downward
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n. plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries
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v. dry up thoroughly; make dry, dull, or lifeless; preserve foods by removing the moisture
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v. wet through and through; soak; put potion down the throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly
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a. pleasing or attractive to the eye; handsome; graceful
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v. slumber; sleep lightly; be in dull or stupefied condition, as if half asleep; be drowsy
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a. darkened with smoke and grime; dirty or discolored
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a. arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others
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v. leave to someone by a will; hand down
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a. drunken; relating to reveling and drunkenness
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ad. terribly; with alarm; fearfully
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n. quantity of medicine given; sufficient quantity; portion
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v. catch sight of; discover by careful observation or scrutiny
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n. any substances used for making bodies adhere to each other; bond of union; concrete pavement
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v. wet through and through; soak; put potion down the throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly
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n. the opponent in a contest; someone who offers opposition
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n. space for the ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; the place to sleep or stay; appointment or job
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n. name; title; the act of naming; the act of appealing for aid, sympathy
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v. kill by submerging and suffocating in water; overwhelm in water; deaden one's awareness of
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n. great flood; heavy downpour; any overflowing of water
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n. place of refuge or shelter; protection
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v. sail back and forth on the ocean; sail as for the protection of commerce, in search of an enemy, or for pleasure
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a. very fat; large in the body; overweight
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a. questionable; filled with doubt
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n. the trench made in the earth by digging; any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth
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a. capable of knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
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v. declare to be true; affirm
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n. combat between two persons; fought with deadly weapons by agreement;
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a. treated with confidence; trusted in; trustworthy; secret
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n. the event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction; disaster; misery
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v. decide; judge; sentence; condemn
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v. fill with astonishment and perplexity; confound
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a. unconventional in an artistic way
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v. carry from one place to another; bear or transport
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n. backward in book learning; child or another person dull or weak in intellect; dullard or dolt
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v. violate with violence, especially to a sacred place
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v. provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
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v. shrink; reduce in size; become less
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v. commence; go onboard a boat or airplane; begin a journey
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n. great flood; heavy downpour; any overflowing of water
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n. science of the relationships between organisms and their environments
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a. climbing; rising; increasing in size or value
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n. the mechanism that imitates actions of humans
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v. declare to be true; affirm
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a. detestable; extremely unpleasant; very bad
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v. take vengeance for something, or on behalf of someone
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v. provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
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n. intense joy or delight; any overpowering emotion
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a. capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
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n. bringing or coming to an end; cease
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n. swirling current of water, air; flow in a circular current
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n. great flood; heavy downpour; any overflowing of water
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v. appoint; allot; point out authoritatively or exactly
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a. of or pertaining to an editor; written or sanctioned by an editor
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n. state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league
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a. easily approachable; warmly friendly
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v. refuse to submit to or cooperate with; be unaffected by; resist or withstand
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a. suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
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v. unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view
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n. act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction
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n. one whose job is to kill animals for food; one who kills in large numbers; vendor, especially on a train or in theater
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a. belonging or relating to the body; bodily; noncommissioned officer, next below a sergeant
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v. rub or wipe out; make indistinct as if by rubbing
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v. determine votes; examine carefully or discuss thoroughly; scrutinize
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v. beg; plead with; ask for or request earnestly
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a. exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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a. able to produce the desired effect; valid
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n. a skilled worker who makes, finishes, and repairs wooden objects and structures
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v. refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
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n. gift giver; a person who gives people or institutions financial help
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a. springing back; having the power of rebounding; able to return quickly to a former state or condition
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n. platform projecting from the wall of a building
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a. extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
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a. somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age
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v. avoid a blow by moving or shifting quickly aside; a shifty or ingenious trick
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v. kill by submerging and suffocating in water; overwhelm in water; deaden one's awareness of
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a. pertaining to electricity;  electric
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a. sorrowful; filled with or expressing grief; mournful
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v. cause to become confused or perplexed; fail to distinguish; mix up
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a. exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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a. leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial; austere
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n. ghostly figure; sudden or unusual sight; appearance; state of being visible
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v. make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify
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n. a piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction
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n. active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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n. place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; graveyard
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v. avoid cleverly; escape the perception of
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n. edge, margin, or border of a steep place verge
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a. strict or severe in the discipline; severely simple and unornamented
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v. come or send forth from a source, used chiefly of an intangible thing, as light
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v. declare to be true; affirm
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a. unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
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n. list or enumeration of names; articles arranged methodically, often in alphabetical order
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n. act of playing honor to a divine being; worship paid to God; the act of addressing as a god
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a. strict or severe in the discipline; severely simple and unornamented
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v. commence; go onboard a boat or airplane; begin a journey
embassy  Speak
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a. expressing devotion or piety; earnest in the religious field
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n. the diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work; diplomatic representatives headed by an ambassador
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a. suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
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v. convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
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a. of precious stone of rich green color; of a rich green color
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a. constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
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v. attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in
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n. act of animating or giving life or spirit; state of being animate or alive