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bigot

a person who is strongly partial to his or her own group, race or religion

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caprice

sudden, unexpected fancy; whim

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clout

great influence (especially political or social)

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conjugal

pertaining to marriage

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covenant

agreement

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delinquent

not paid on time; neglectful of a duty failing to do what the law requires; a person who is delinquent

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dire

disastrous

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divine

perceive intuitively; foresee the future

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encipher

encode; convert a message into code

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ethereal

very light; delicate; heavenly

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exuberant

very energetic; high-spirited

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florid

ruddy; reddish; flowery

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garrulous

loquacious; wordy; talkative

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hardy

sturdy; robust; able to stand inclement weather

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impel

drive or force onward

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incisive

cutting; sharp

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infuriate

enrage; anger

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invigorate

energize; stimulate

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lateral

coming from the side

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malevolent

wishing evil

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miser

a stingy person; tightwad; hoarder

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neologism

new or newly coined word or phrase

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omniscient

having or seeming to have unlimited knowledge; all-knowing

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pantomime

acting without dialogue

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persevere

persist; endure; strive

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plumb

examine critically in order to understand; measure depth

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primal

being first in time; original; of importance

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prowess

extraordinary ability; military bravery

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ratiocination

reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises

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remission

temporary moderation of disease symptoms; cancellation of a debt; forgiveness or pardon

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revamp

to renovate; to revise or reconstruct

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scurry

move briskly

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solicitous

worried; concerned

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strident

loud and harsh; insistent

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sycophant

servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man

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titillate

to cause to feel pleasantly excited; to stimulate; to tease

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unassailable

not open to attack, doubt, or denial

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veer

change in direction

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wary

very cautious

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addendum

an addition or supplement

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annul

make void

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attribute

essential quality

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bigotry

stubborn intolerance

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capricious

unpredictable; fickle

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clump

cluster or close group (of bushes, trees); mass; sound of heavy treading

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conjure

summon a devil; practice magic; imagine or invent

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covetous

avaricious; eagerly desirous of

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delude

deceive

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disaffected

disloyal

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divulge

reveal