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/ə'bændən/ n. Syn. relinquish
lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm


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


Spelling Word: abdicate
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/ə'lu:ʒ(ə)n/ n. Syn. metaphor
indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor


Spelling Word: allusion
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/'æn(ə)lz/ n. Syn. records; history
chronological record of the events of successive years


Spelling Word: annals
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/æn'θɒlədʒɪ/ n. Syn. collection
book of literary selections by various authors


Spelling Word: anthology
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/bɪ'zɑr(r)/ a. Syn. fantastic
fantastic; violently contrasting; strangely unconventional in style or appearance


Spelling Word: bizarre
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/kæn'tæŋkərəs/ a. Syn. irritable
ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious


Spelling Word: cantankerous
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/kærɪkə'tjʊə(r)/ n. Syn. distortion; burlesque
representation that is deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic effect


Spelling Word: caricature
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/koʊə'lɛs/ v. Syn. combine; fuse; mix
combine; fuse; grow together; come together so as to form one whole; unite


Spelling Word: coalesce
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/koʊə'lɪʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. partnership; league; union
partnership; league; state of being combined into one body


Spelling Word: coalition