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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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/ækrɪ'moʊnɪəs/ a. Syn. rancorous
bitter and sharp in language, tone, or manner


Spelling Word: acrimonious
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/'ædvɜrs/ a. Syn. unfavorable; hostile
in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose


Spelling Word: adverse
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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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/æpə'θɛtɪk/ a.
feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent


Spelling Word: apathetic
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/'æpəθɪ/ n. Syn. indifference
lack of caring; indifference


Spelling Word: apathy
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/ɔtə'krætɪk/ a. Syn. dictatorial
having absolute, unchecked power; dictatorial


Spelling Word: autocratic
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/'blændɪʃmənt/ n. Syn. flattery
flattery; speech or action expressive of affection or kindness, and tending to win the heart


Spelling Word: blandishment
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/blaɪt/ v.
blast; prevent the growth and fertility of; destroy the happiness of; ruin; frustrate


Spelling Word: blight
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/kændə(r)/ n. Syn. frankness
frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech


Spelling Word: candor