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bide

to remain in a condition or state; to wait

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consent

to approve;to agree

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volition

a conscious choice or decision

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nascent

coming into being; being born

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amplify

to make larger

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lurid

causing shock or horror

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own

to admit

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collude

to plot secretly

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tally

to count

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disarray

confusion

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tepid

moderately warm

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conjecture

an inference or conclusion based on incomplete evidence

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pious

exhibiting reverence

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abet

to encourage, to assist

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interloper

one who interferes with the affairs of others

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subsequent

happening afterward

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surmise

to infer something by intuition or with slender evidence

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jot

to write briefly and hastly

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discern

to perceive and understand so as to make distinctions

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blight

a plant disease

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voluble

talkative

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divine

related to a god

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premonition

a sense of a future event

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poverbial

well-known b/c widely repeated

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grave

serious; dignified

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indefatigable

tireless

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deploy

to station or assemble groups

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codify

to organize something

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relent

to become less severe

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loathe

to dislike something greatly

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cubersome

clumsy or difficult

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affected

behaving in an artificial way

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skittish

nervous

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colloquial

appropriate to spoken; informal

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scenario

an outline for a planned series of events

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drastic

extreme; severe

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inept

without skill

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multifarious

having any different parts or forms

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efficacy

the power to produce the desired effect

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dissonant

harsh and disagreeable

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brusque

abrupt and curt of manner

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ambiance

enviroment

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voluminous

having great size

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vanquish

to defeat

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pilfer

to steal a sall ao

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disdain

a feeling of contempt

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reconcile

to make friendly again

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banish

to drive away

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vacillate

to swing back and forth

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morose

sour tempered and inclined to be silent