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Cavity

A

Carved out space inside something like a wall

1
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Crater

A

Roundish dent left on STH when it’s being hit

2
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Fertile

A

Able to reproduce

3
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Deserted

A

Empty and abandoned

4
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Vile

A

Something no or someone that is so wrong

5
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Syrupy

A

Overly sweey

6
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Encounter

A

Casual meeting

7
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Recount

A

Tell a story of, add to STH

8
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Compromise

A

A way of settling differences by making concessions

9
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Bargain

A

A good deal

10
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Solitude

A

A state of being alone

11
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Isolation

A

To be completely alone

12
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Frail

A

Fragile

13
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Fascinate

A

Anything that sparks your interest or makes you wonder has the ability to fascinate

14
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Pacify

A

To bring peace

15
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Imitate

A

To copy

16
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Criticize

A

To find if something is wrong

17
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Plump

A

The sound of a sudden heavy water fall(or rain fall)

18
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Manuver

A

To flow sideways

19
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Confession

A

An admission of guilt, fault, or a mistake

20
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Impression

A

An imprint

21
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Triumph

A

A well earned victory

22
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Embrace

A

To hug

23
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Scold

A

To point out, to criticize

24
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Lug

A

To carried with difficulty

25
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Stumble

A

Nearly fall down

26
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Hum

A

To make a small, slow,steady, low singing sound

27
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Demand

A

An urgent request

28
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Screech

A

To make a piercing, high pitched, sound

29
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Hazy

A

Not clear

30
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Sloppy

A

Lacking neatness

31
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Miracle

A

A amazing event

32
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Reality

A

The way things is actually are

33
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Persistence

A

The ability to stick with somethings

34
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Regretful

A

The feeling of sorry of something you did

35
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Enraged

A

To be full of anger

36
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Stubborn

A

To discribe someone who is not open to new ideas

37
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Gleeful

A

Delighted or joyful

38
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Accustom

A

To make familar

39
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Alert

A

Watchful, wide awake

40
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Assign

A

To select for a position or what has to be done

41
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Budge

A

To move or shift

42
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Burly

A

Big, strong

43
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Companion

A

One who spends time with or does thing with another

44
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Compatible

A

Getting along and well together

45
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Concept

A

General idea or thought about something

46
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Distract

A

To draw one attention to

47
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Jostle

A

To push or shove

48
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Obedient

A

To do what it’s told

49
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Obstacle

A

Something that blocks your way

50
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Patient

A

A willingness for waiting without complaining
Or
A person that is in a doctor’s care

51
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Pedestrian

A

A person who is walking

52
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Retire

A

Quit Job and use what he/she already have.
Or
To go to bed

53
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Promote

A

To assign higher

54
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AUTHENTIC

A

Real

55
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NARRATE

A

A person who tells a story

56
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Establish

A

To start something

57
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Lofty

A

High, above

58
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Sympathetic

A

Understand someone’s feelings

59
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Testimony

A

Give evidence, proof

60
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Ailment

A

A sickness

61
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Irritable

A

Easy to be angry

62
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Radiant

A

Shiny

63
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Hail

A

To be loyal to

64
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Bleak

A

Lacking

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Inadequate

A

Lacking the quality required

66
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Dilapidated

A

A disaster

67
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Exemplary

A

The best, the most helpful

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Turmoil

A

A disaster, same as dilapidated

69
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Ecstasy

A

A overwhelming felling or goodness

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Abject

A

Very,very BAD

71
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Saucepan

A

A deep pan with handles on it.

72
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Sodium

A

Na, a kind of netal

73
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Acetate

A

A kids of fabric

74
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Recyclable

A

Capable of being used again

75
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Suspened

A

To stop

76
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Parchment

A

A kind of ACIENT paper

77
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Protruding

A

To stick out

78
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Vinyl

A

Shiny,tough piece of plastic

79
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Trim

A

To cut

80
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denture

A

a section of false teeth

81
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rear

A

rise up

82
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soak

A

submerge in a liquid

83
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allegiance

A

a steadfast in devotion

84
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torch

A

a handheld flashlight

85
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Flunked

A

to do poorly on a test

86
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antelope

A

a animal that resembles a deer

87
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mattress

A

a large, soft pad

88
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pastime

A

a hobby

89
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pinch

A

to squeeze

90
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bail

A

bond money

91
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klutz

A

awkward

92
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totem

A

a emblem that features a animal

93
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pole

A

a long rod

94
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notch

A

a small cut in STH

95
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deserve

A

deserve = …thinks…

96
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tinfoil

A

foil make of tin

97
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flea

A

a tiny biting insect that is common on dogs

98
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creep

A

to move slowly and soundlessly

99
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loomed

A

coming over in a bad way

100
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investment

A

to put money in STH and let it grow

101
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lousy

A

very bad

102
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mercy

A

to be kind to someone

103
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shiver

A

to shake when cold

104
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destined

A

someone who is fated

105
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pistol

A

a fire arm

106
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banquet

A

a big feast

107
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hypothermia

A

when body temperature becomes seriously low

108
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pinch

A

to squeeze

109
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ubiquitous

A

STH is everywhere

110
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rash

A

thoughtless, inconsiderate

111
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(adj.) esteemed

A

greatly admired

112
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(n.) incentive

A

a reason to do STH , perk, motivation

113
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(n.) suffrage

A

the right to vote

114
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(n.) controversy

A

a disagreement

115
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(adj.) daunting

A

Discouraging , Dismaying

Intimidating

116
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(v.) encounter

A

to meet, to come across

117
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(v.) revert

A

to return to a normal (previous) state, condition, to go back

118
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(v.) divert

A

to change direction, to redirect

119
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(adj.) selfless

A

to care about others (oppo == selfish)

120
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(v.) tap __ into

A

to look, * to use*

121
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(n. ) reserve

A

supplies (that is not yet produced)

122
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(adj.) static

A

not changing, stable, unchanging

123
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(v.) intrude

A

to interrupt, to disturb

124
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(adj.) plausible

A

reasonable, possible

125
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(adj.) foremost

A

the first, the main

126
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(v.) curtail

A

to reduce, to downsize

127
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(adj) clandestine

A

secret, concealed

128
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(v.) inhibit

A

to block, to slow down, to prevent

129
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(adj.) transient

A

brief, fleeting

130
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(v.) disperse

A

to spread out, to scatter

131
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(adj.) distinct

A

change, different

132
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(adj.) extensive

A

large, vast, considerable

133
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(n.) fabrication

A

a lie, a made up story

134
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(v.) implement

A

to carry out, to apply, to execute

135
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(n.) sagacity

A

intelligent, knowledge, slyness,

shrewdness, soundness of perspective

136
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(n.) introvert

A

a shy person

137
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(adj) trivial

A

petty, unimportant, paltry

138
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(n.) accusation

A

charge, claim

139
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(v.) thwart

A

to block, to be a barrier

140
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(v.) rage

A

to be angry, to be furious, continue uncontrollably

141
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(v.) expedite

A

to hasten, to speed up

142
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(v.) sue

A

to take a person, or a company, to court, to {accuse} legally

143
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(v.) resolve

A

to sort out, to put right, to rectify

144
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(v.) recuse

A

to remove yourself, to disqualify

145
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(v.) skew

A

to change hastily, to change STH that is not true

146
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(adj.) legitimate

A

real, legal, lawful

147
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(v.) manipulate

A

to handle, to control

148
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(n.) trepidation

A

fear, tension, unease, alarm

149
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Spear

A

A long pointed rod

150
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Sophisticater

A

Impressive thing

151
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Former

A

First of a kind

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Forensic

A

Inventive

153
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Hover

A

Wave

154
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Suspicious

A

Something that might be fake

155
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Systematiclly

A

Do something in a orderly way

156
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Manager

A

Someone who manages

157
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Generate

A

To produce

158
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Directed

A

Having a clear direction

159
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Essentially

A

Something that is nature

160
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Incident

A

Something is noteworthy

161
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Hijack

A

To control

162
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Outage

A

A temporary stop or pause of a kind of power

163
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Stab

A

To poke

164
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Wick

A

A candle cord

165
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Shove

A

To push

166
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Expose

A

To uncover into the air

167
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Absorb

A

To suck in like a sponge

168
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Debris

A

Trash scattered around

169
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Strap

A

A long strip, which is used to tie things together

170
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Basin

A

A water container

171
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Heap

A

Piles

172
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Unfurl

A

To unroll and spread out

173
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Novice

A

New at STH, unknown

174
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wicked

A

something is evil: Don’t come alone with her, she is wicked

175
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fluent

A

Something that able to be use without having any

176
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flowing

A

Moving like water smoothly

177
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wharf

A

a platform built on the shore that extends over the surface of the water

178
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raft

A

a flat boat

179
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Faithful

A

Someone who is reliable

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ditch

A

a long trench which dug into the ground

181
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impediment

A

anything that slows or stops the progress

182
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convoluted

A

anything that is hard to understand

183
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forged

A

fake money.

184
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Compassion

A

Shows kindness, or caring

185
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Compel

A

to force someone to do something

186
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Competent

A

To have necessary skill to do something.

187
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comprehensive

A

including more detail

188
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concise

A

Short and get right to the point

189
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condemn

A

to criticize someone who is behaving in a way you don’t like

190
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confer

A

to consult, together, chat, conversation

191
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conform

A

to having the ability to fit in with new conditions

192
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confound

A

to mistakenly confuse

193
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congenital

A

something present at birth but not necessarily inherited from the parents; UNABLE TO GET A PIC HERE COMES THE FuNnY sentence: He is congenital because his face is weirdly wide and his parents are not.

194
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conniving

A

Someone who is calculating

195
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consensus

A

when everyone agrees

196
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conspicuous

A

obvious to the eye or mind; UNABLE TO GET A PIC HERE COMES THE FuNnY sentence: It’s to conspicuous that earth goes around the sun

197
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consume

A

serve oneself to, or consume regularly

198
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contemplate

A

Think about carefully

199
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contradiction

A

a idea which is opposite to another

200
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controversial

A

something that will cause a long discussion

201
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conventional

A

Things that is normal

202
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corpulent

A

a fat person or animal

203
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counsel

A

to give advice

204
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counterfeit

A

fake

205
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creed

A

a system of beliefs or principal

206
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dawdle

A

Moving too slowly

207
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defiant

A

boldly resisting authority or an opposing force

208
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deficient

A

not enough

209
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deft

A

showing cleverness or slyness

210
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Dejection

A

depression for some time, sad, melancholy

211
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Deliberate

A

to carefully think or talk

212
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depict

A

to draw a picture of it

213
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desolate

A

feel alone

214
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detest

A

to dislike something

215
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deviate

A

break the normal routine or change it

216
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dignity

A

someone who is worthy of respect

217
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dilute

A

to make something thinner or weaker

218
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disavow

A

deny support for someone

219
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discreet

A

someone or something that is appropriately quiet

220
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dismayed

A

to be shock

221
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dispel

A

to get rid of something

222
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disparage

A

to degrade a person’s idea

223
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disperse

A

to spread out people or things, making them move in different directions.

224
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Flotsam

A

A floating ship

225
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Flourish

A

A extra touch

226
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Fluctuate

A

Something that changes

227
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Foolhardy

A

Rushing into a event without necessarily preparation or sequence

228
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Foreseen

A

No such word as foreseen

229
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Formulate

A

To come up a plan

230
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Foster

A

To help grow

231
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Frugal

A

To save money and not waste

232
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Genial

A

Friendly

233
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Germane

A

To fit in

234
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Hoard

A

To seve for future use

235
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Homely

A

Plain or unattractive

236
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Ignoble

A

Base or low

237
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Immaculate

A

Spotless

238
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Impasse

A

The situation in which no progress can make

239
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Impulsive

A

Without carefully thinking

240
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Inane

A

Silly or senseless

241
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Incidental

A

Less importance

242
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Incision

A

A cut usually make by doctors

243
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Incisive

A

Something that is sharp or could be sharp

244
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Indignant

A

Angry about a unfair situation

245
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Infiltrate

A

Join a group to gain information

246
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disputed

A

subject to disagreement and debate

247
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dissect

A

to break something down to see its part

248
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distasteful

A

Things that you find disagreeable or unpleasant

249
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docile

A

easily taught or handled

250
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dormant

A

inactive or lifeless

251
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drastic

A

violent or forceful

252
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drenched

A

to cover

253
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duration

A

how long something lasts

254
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eager

A

having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy

255
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economize

A

to be careful and not wasting

256
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egotist

A

self-absorbed, bragging person

257
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egress

A

exit

258
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eloquent

A

have a way of words

259
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innocuous

A

Something that’s innocuous isn’t harmful or likely to cause injury

260
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insight

A

you have a feeling or emotion or thought that helps you to know something essential about a person or thing

261
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insinuate

A

you imply or suggest something that may or may not be true

262
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insipid

A

lacking in flavor or interest

263
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Insolent

A

marked by casual disrespect

264
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Integrity

A

personal quality of fairness that we all aspire to

265
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Intermission

A

Pause, interruption

266
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Integrate

A

To make a whole

267
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Intricate

A

complex and have many elements

268
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inundate

A

quickly fill up or overwhelm, just like a flood

269
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Keen

A

Really really in to something

270
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Kinetic

A

To move

271
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Laudatory

A

To do with praise

272
Q

Lavish

A

Generous, extravagant

273
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Legacy

A

Headed down from one generation to generation(property)

274
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Legend

A

Very upset about something

275
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Legitimate

A

The real deal according to law

276
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Lenient

A

Soft(on judges and decision)

277
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Limber

A

Flexible

278
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Linger

A

Taking long time to depart

279
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Lofty

A

Something that is high above the ground

280
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Lure

A

To entice someone.

281
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Malicious

A

Bully(N. A person)

282
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Meager

A

Small and often applies portions

283
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Meander

A

To wander aimlessly

284
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Meddle

A

To interfere

285
Q

Menance

A

Posing,showing danger, bullying

286
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Meticulous

A

To be annoying

287
Q

Mimic

A

Copy,imitating

288
Q

Modify

A

To change or transform

289
Q

Abdicate

A

To give up power: A king does this

290
Q

Abrupt

A

Sudden and unexpected

291
Q

Abyss

A

A DEEP hole

292
Q

Acclaim

A

enthusiastic approval

293
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Accord

A

Happening in the same time

294
Q

acute

A

sharp

295
Q

Adamant

A

stubbornly refuse to change your mind about something

296
Q

adapt

A

change in a way that allows you to deal with the new circumstances

297
Q

agenda

A

a list of things to do

298
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akin

A

related

299
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Allege

A

accuse someone of committing a crime but the proof of the wrongdoing isn’t yet found

300
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Eradicate

A

To get rid of: I wnat to eradicate these ants

301
Q

Violate

A

No respect: I am violate to school rules

302
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Vivacious

A

Lively and spirited: He is vivacious and spirited

303
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Nimble

A

Moving fast and quick: He is as nimble as a tiny mice

304
Q

Hyperbole

A

Too much, over stand the truth: No way! His mom wouldn’t be 10 feet tall, he is hyperbolizing the truth

305
Q

Isolation

A

Completely alone: He is isolation, no one would like to care about him.

306
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Exaggeration

A

Overstate the truth, hyper bowl: he is exaggeration because he overstates that he has a house full of animal.

307
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Curve

A

Not straight: is hard to walk on such a curvy road.

308
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Innocent

A

Harmless to humans: do not saying Tigers is innocent

309
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Subterranean

A

Below what the human eye could see: can’t make a sentence

310
Q

Blatant

A

Something is really obvious

311
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(v.) Materialize

A

To appear, to happen, to take form

312
Q

(adj.) Porous

A

To allow the liquid to pass through,permeable

313
Q

(adj.) Lofty

A

High, tall

314
Q

(v.) Hie

A

to hurry, to hasten

315
Q

(n.) mediator

A

peace maker, negotiator

316
Q

(adj.) covert

A

Hidden, secret (syn.clandestine)

317
Q

(v.) indifferent

A

unconcerned, nonchalant

318
Q

(adj.) remiss

A

Not responsible, lackadaisical

319
Q

(v.) Rescind

A

To cancel, revoke

320
Q

(n.) conviction

A

Strong* belief *

321
Q

(n.) strain

A

Melody, tune

322
Q

(adj.) ardent

A

Very strong, passionate

323
Q

(adj.) Penurious

A

Very* stingy*, mean (syn. Parsimonious)

324
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(adj.) terrestrial

A

relating to* earth*

325
Q

(v.) insinuate

A

To imply in a incorrect way

326
Q

devious

A

to lie, trick

327
Q

allegiance

A

loyalty, dedication

328
Q

cordial

A

friendly, polite

329
Q

era

A

a period of time

330
Q

genre

A

type, kind

331
Q

feeble

A

weak, no strength

332
Q

nonchalant

A

unconcerned, indifferent

333
Q

elude

A

hard to grab, avoid

334
Q

primitive

A

wild, early ancestor

335
Q

immaterial

A

no physical form

336
Q

vital

A

necessary for life

337
Q

consistent

A

same, though out

338
Q

dense

A

close together, thick

339
Q

perceptible

A

able to be noticed

340
Q

perserve

A

keep its condition

341
Q

elaborate

A

detailed, complicated

342
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Cryptic

A

Comments or messages are hard to understand because they seem to have a hidden meaning

343
Q

oblivious

A

don’t notice or aren’t aware

344
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bilk

A

cheat you out of money that was justly yours

345
Q

specify

A

To explicitly name something or state a particular detail

346
Q

bevy

A

a flock of birds

347
Q

bogus

A

fake

348
Q

replete

A

full in a satisfying way

349
Q

covert

A

secretly infiltrating an enemy stronghold

350
Q

glamorous

A

full of beauty

351
Q

gaunt

A

look skinny like you’re sick

352
Q

gruesome

A

horror senes

I won’t tell you how bloody this set looks after I add the pics

353
Q

That’s called the work of 10/20/2015

A

That means

The End For Today!

354
Q

detract

A

take away some of its value or diminish it

355
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fund

A

a supply of money to be used for a specific purpose

356
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scruffy

A

shabby and untidy

357
Q

unkempt

A

not combed, sloppy, shabby

358
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stealthy

A

STH that is marked by secrecy

359
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judgmental

A

someone who often rushes to judgment without reason

360
Q

inattentive

A

isn’t paying enough attention

361
Q

genial

A

friendly and outgoing

362
Q

irreverent

A

don’t show respect toward something

363
Q

sublime

A

excellent(not to get mixed up with submarine)

364
Q

treacherous

A

not trusted or dangerous

365
Q

limb

A

Arms, legs, wings, flippers

366
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That’s called the work of 10/21/2015

A

That means

The End For Today!

367
Q

abate

A

to become less intense or widespread

368
Q

abet

A

to aid or encourage someone to do something wrong

369
Q

abdicate

A

to renounce one’s throne

370
Q

abjure

A

to renounce, to give something up

371
Q

abode

A

a place of residence; a house or home

372
Q

accord

A

(v) grant someone power, status, or recognition & be harmonious or consistent with, (n) an official agreement

373
Q

acrid

A

having an irritatingly strong and unpleasant taste or smell

374
Q

adamant

A

hard; stubborn

375
Q

adept

A

(adj) very skilled or proficient at something, (n) a person who is skilled or proficient at something

376
Q

adjacent

A

next to or adjoining something else & having a common vertex and a common side

377
Q

adjunct

A

something added to another thing but not an essential part of it

378
Q

adroit

A

clever or skillful in using the hands or mind

379
Q

advocate

A

(n) a person who publicly supports/recommends a particular cause, (v) publicly recommend or support

380
Q

affable

A

friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to

381
Q

affliction

A

something that causes pain or suffering & pain or suffering & an instance of one celestial body afflicting another

382
Q

agile

A

nimble, quick

383
Q

akin

A

of similar character & related by blood

384
Q

allege

A

to assert without proof or confirmation

385
Q

allot

A

to distribute

386
Q

aloof

A

distant or unsympathetic in attitude

387
Q

allure

A

to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong attraction ; the power to attract, charm

388
Q

ambiguous

A

doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways

389
Q

ameliorate

A

make something bad or unsatisfactory better

390
Q

amiss

A

(adj) not quite right; inappropriate or out of place, (adv) wrongly or inappropriately

391
Q

amorphous

A

without a shape

392
Q

anarchy

A

a lack of government and law; confusion

393
Q

animosity

A

strong hostility

394
Q

antithesis

A

the opposite

395
Q

apathy

A

lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern

396
Q

apthetic

A

showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern

397
Q

apex

A

(n) the top or highest part of something, especially one forming a point, (v) reach a high point or climax

398
Q

apocryphal

A

doubtful in authenticity

399
Q

arbitrary

A

unreasonable; based on one’s wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness

400
Q

ardor

A

passion

401
Q

articulate

A

(v) clear in speech, (adj) intelligible

402
Q

aspire

A

direct one’s hopes or ambitions toward achieving something & rise high; tower

403
Q

assess

A

evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of & calculate or estimate the price or value of & set the value of a tax, fine, etc., for (a person or property) at a specified level

404
Q

assimilate

A

take in information, ideas, or culture and understand fully & cause something to resemble; liken

405
Q

assuage

A

to make easier

406
Q

astute

A

having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one’s advantage

407
Q

atrocity

A

an extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel act; something very bad or unpleasant

408
Q

audacious

A

showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks & showing an impudent lack of respect

409
Q

augment

A

to make larger, increase

410
Q

avert

A

turn away one’s eyes or thoughts & prevent or ward off an undesirable occurrence

411
Q

avid(rt)

A

having or showing a keen interest in or enthusiasm for something & having an eager desire for something

412
Q

avuncular

A

helpful, friendly (like an uncle)

413
Q

awry

A

away from the appropriate, planned, or expected course; amiss & out of the normal or correct position; askew

414
Q

banal

A

so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring

415
Q

banter

A

to exchange playful remarks, tease; (n) talk that is playful and teasing

416
Q

barter

A

an exchange in trade; (v) to exchange goods

417
Q

bellicose

A

warlike

418
Q

belligerent

A

given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; (n) one at war, one engaged in war

419
Q

benefactor

A

a person who gives money or other help to a person or cause

420
Q

benighted

A

being in a state of intellectual darkness; ignorant; unenlightened

421
Q

benign

A

good

422
Q

bigot

A

an intolerant, prejudiced, or biased person

423
Q

bizarre

A

very strange or unusual, especially so as to cause interest or amusement

424
Q

blatant

A

of bad behavior done openly and unashamedly & completely lacking in subtlety; very obvious

425
Q

bleak

A

bare, dreary, dismal

426
Q

blithe

A

happy

427
Q

boon

A

a gift

428
Q

breach

A

(n) a break; (v) to break

429
Q

brisk

A

vigorous, energetic

430
Q

cache

A

a hiding place; something hidden or stored

431
Q

candid

A

truthful and straightforward; frank & taken informally, especially without the subject’s knowledge (photograph)

432
Q

capacious

A

having a lot of space inside; roomy

433
Q

capricious

A

given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior

434
Q

capsize

A

(v) overturn in the water (boat), (n) an instance of capsizing

435
Q

cascade

A

a steep, narrow waterfall; something falling or rushing forward in quantity; (v.) to flow downward (like a waterfall)

436
Q

chaff

A

husks of grain separated from the seed by threshing.

437
Q

chagrin

A

(n) distress or embarrassment at having failed or been humiliated, (v) feel distressed or humiliated

438
Q

chastise

A

rebuke or reprimand severely & punish, especially by beating

439
Q

choleric

A

bad-tempered or irritable & influenced by or predominating in the humor called choler

440
Q

circumlocution

A

talking in a roundabout way

441
Q

citadel

A

a fortress, typically on high ground, protecting or dominating a city

442
Q

clad

A

past participle of clothe (clothed) & provided with cladding

443
Q

clarify

A

make statement/situation less confused+more clearly comprehensible

444
Q

coalesce

A

come together and form one mass or whole & combine (elements) in a mass or whole

445
Q

cogent

A

clear, logical, and convincing (argument/case)

446
Q

cogitate

A

think deeply about something; meditate or reflect

447
Q

cognizant

A

having knowledge or being aware of

448
Q

component

A

(n) a part/element of larger whole, especially a part of a machine or vehicle, (adj) constituting part of a larger whole; constituent

449
Q

concur

A

to agree

450
Q

condone

A

accept+allow behavior morally wrong/offensive to continue & approve/sanction something, especially with reluctance

451
Q

confiscate

A

take or seize someone’s property with authority & take a possession, especially land, as penalty+give it to public treasury

452
Q

congeal

A

solidify or coagulate, especially by cooling & take shape or coalesce, especially to form a satisfying whole

453
Q

connoisseur

A

an expert judge in matters of taste

454
Q

consensus

A

general agreement

455
Q

console

A

to comfort

456
Q

contiguous

A

sharing a common border; touching & next or together in sequence

457
Q

conventional

A

based on/in accordance with what’s done/believed&concerned with what is held to be acceptable at expense of individuality+ sincerity(person)&following traditional form+genre(art/literature)

458
Q

copious

A

abundant in supply or quantity & profuse in speech or ideas

459
Q

cordial

A

(adj) warm and friendly, (n) another term for liqueur & a comforting or pleasant-tasting medicine

460
Q

counsel

A

(n) advice, especially that given formally & the lawyer or lawyers conducting a case, (v) give advice to someone

461
Q

counterfeit

A

(adj) made in imitation of something valuable/important with intention to deceive/defraud, (n) fraudulent imitation of something else; forgery, (v) imitate fraudulently

462
Q

covet

A

yearn to possess or have something

463
Q

credulous

A

having or showing too great a readiness to believe things

464
Q

crucial

A

decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something & of great importance

465
Q

crusade

A

(n)medieval military quest by european to get holy land from muslim in 11th,12th,+13th century,(v)lead/take part in energetic +organized campaign concerning social,political,/religious issue

466
Q

culminate

A

reach climax/point of highest development & be climax/point of highest development & reach highest point at meridian (celestial body)

467
Q

debilitating

A

weakening, harmful

468
Q

debunk

A

to expose as false

469
Q

debut

A

first appearance

470
Q

deceptive

A

intending to mislead or trick

471
Q

decipher

A

decode, to figure out, to work out meaning

472
Q

decree

A

an order having the force of law

473
Q

deface

A

to mar the appearance of; vandalize

474
Q

defer

A

respect; courtesy

475
Q

deficient

A

lacking a necessary or required element, quality, or skill; inadequate in amount

476
Q

deft

A

skillful

477
Q

deplete

A

to use up as a result of spending or consumption; to diminish greatly

478
Q

deplore

A

to feel or express regret or disapproval

479
Q

deploy

A

to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up

480
Q

deter

A

to discourage or prevent from taking action

481
Q

dexterous

A

skillful in the use of hands or body; clever

482
Q

dialect

A

a regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation

483
Q

dilemma

A

a difficult or perplexing situation or problem

484
Q

diminutive

A

small

485
Q

dire

A

a form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives

486
Q

discern

A

to see clearly, recognize

487
Q

discreet

A

careful about what one says or does; prudent

488
Q

discrete

A

distinct, separate

489
Q

disdain

A

(v) to look upon with scorn & to refuse scornfully; (n) a feeling of contempt

490
Q

disgruntled

A

in bad humor, discontented, annoyed

491
Q

dismal

A

causing great sadness or pessimism

492
Q

dispatch

A

(v) to send off for a purpose; to kill, (n) an official message; promptness, speed; the act of killing

493
Q

dispel

A

to clear away; to remove or get rid of, as if by scattering

494
Q

disperse

A

to scatter, spread far and wide

495
Q

distraught

A

very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict

496
Q

distress

A

extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain

497
Q

docile

A

easily taught, led, or managed; obedient

498
Q

doctrine

A

belief, creed; dogma

499
Q

dormant

A

inactive; in a state of suspension; sleeping

500
Q

dross

A

refuse, waste products

501
Q

dub

A

invest with name,character,dignity/title;style;name;call&strike light with sword in conferring knighthood ceremony;make/ designate knight&strike,cut,rub/make smooth,as leather/ timber

502
Q

dubious

A

(adj) doubtful, questionable, suspect

503
Q

durable

A

(adj) sturdy, not easily worn out/destroyed; lasting for long time, (n) consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years

504
Q

edible

A

suitable to be eaten.

505
Q

egress

A

an exit

506
Q

elegy

A

a sorrowful poem or speech

507
Q

elite

A

(n) the choice part of a group of people or things, (adj) superior

508
Q

embargo

A

(n) order to forbid trade in/movement of commercial good; any restraint/hindrance, (v) forbid enter/leave port; forbid trade with

509
Q

embark

A

to go aboard; to make a start; to invest

510
Q

encroach

A

to advance beyond the usual or proper limits, trespass

511
Q

endeavor

A

(v) to attempt earnestly; a serious, earnest effort toward a goal, a serious attempt or effort

512
Q

engender

A

to bring into existence, give rise to, produce; to come into existence, assume form

513
Q

enigma

A

someone or something that is extremely puzzling; that which cannot be understood or explained

514
Q

enmity

A

hatred, ill-will

515
Q

epoch

A

a distinct period of time, era, age

516
Q

equivocate

A

to lie by using ambiguous language

517
Q

eradicate

A

to root out, get rid of, destroy completely

518
Q

evoke

A

to call up or produce

519
Q

excavate

A

to dig out of the ground and remove

520
Q

facile

A

easy; superficial

521
Q

facilitate

A

movement of specific molecules across cell membranes through protein channels

522
Q

fallacy

A

a false notion or belief; an error in thinking

523
Q

fastidious

A

meticulous, demanding, having high and often unattainable standards

524
Q

feign

A

to pretend

525
Q

fission

A

a nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy

526
Q

flagrant

A

extremely bad, glaring; scandalous, notorious

527
Q

flustered

A

nervous and confused

528
Q

foreboding

A

a warning or feeling that something bad will happen

529
Q

forfeit

A

surrender or lose as a result of an error, crime, or failure to fulfill an obligation

530
Q

formidable

A

531
Q

foster

A

532
Q

frugal

A

thrifty; not costly

533
Q

fulsome

A

abundant; offensively insincere

534
Q

fundamental

A

535
Q

fusion

A

536
Q

garrulous

A

excessively talkative

537
Q

gauche

A

538
Q

gaudy

A

539
Q

gaunt

A

thin, bony; emaciated

540
Q

genial

A

541
Q

glut

A

542
Q

grapple

A

543
Q

gregarious

A

544
Q

grueling

A

545
Q

guile

A

546
Q

gullible

A

547
Q

haggard

A

548
Q

hamper

A

to hinder, to get in the way of, to interfere with

549
Q

haughty

A

550
Q

haven

A

551
Q

heinous

A

552
Q

hew

A

to cut down

553
Q

hybrid

A

554
Q

ignoble

A

not noble; common

555
Q

illiterate

A

556
Q

immaculate

A

spotlessly clean; pure

557
Q

impair

A

558
Q

impede

A

559
Q

implore

A

560
Q

imply

A

561
Q

inane

A

562
Q

incense

A

563
Q

incite

A

564
Q

incredulous

A

565
Q

indifferent

A

566
Q

indolent

A

567
Q

innate

A

568
Q

insipid

A

569
Q

insolent

A

570
Q

integrate

A

571
Q

invoke

A

572
Q

irascible

A

573
Q

irate

A

angry

574
Q

ire

A

anger

575
Q

jeer

A

576
Q

jest

A

577
Q

jocular

A

578
Q

jubilant

A

579
Q

juxtapose

A

580
Q

lament

A

581
Q

languish

A

582
Q

laud

A

583
Q

laudable

A

584
Q

lavish

A

585
Q

lax

A

586
Q

lexicon

A

587
Q

lithe

A

flexible, supple; graceful

588
Q

lucid

A

589
Q

lucrative

A

590
Q

luminous

A

591
Q

malcontent

A

592
Q

meager

A

593
Q

meander

A

594
Q

mendicant

A

a beggar

595
Q

mercenary

A

596
Q

merge

A

597
Q

meticulous

A

598
Q

mettle

A

599
Q

millennium

A

600
Q

mimic

A

601
Q

mirth

A

602
Q

modify

A

603
Q

mollify

A

604
Q

monotonous

A

605
Q

morose

A

606
Q

mundane

A

ordinary

607
Q

muse

A

608
Q

nadir

A

the lowest point

609
Q

negligent

A

610
Q

neurotic

A

611
Q

nimble

A

612
Q

noisome

A

offensive; foul

613
Q

nomadic

A

wandering, roaming

614
Q

notorious

A

famous for something bad

615
Q

obdurate

A

stubborn; hard-hearted

616
Q

oblique

A

617
Q

obstreperous

A

noisily defiant

618
Q

odious

A

offensive, repugnant

619
Q

opulent

A

620
Q

ornate

A

621
Q

ostentatious

A

622
Q

ostracize

A

to exclude

623
Q

ovation

A

624
Q

oration

A

625
Q

pact

A

an agreement

626
Q

paragon

A

627
Q

parsimony

A

628
Q

partial

A

629
Q

partisan

A

630
Q

pathos

A

631
Q

pedantic

A

632
Q

perfidious

A

633
Q

peripatetic

A

walking

634
Q

pernicious

A

extremely harmful

635
Q

perturb

A

636
Q

petty

A

of small importance

637
Q

pied

A

multicolored, patchwork

638
Q

pious

A

639
Q

pique

A

640
Q

pivotal

A

641
Q

plausible

A

642
Q

plunder

A

643
Q

potent

A

powerful

644
Q

precocious

A

645
Q

prim

A

excessively proper; prudish

646
Q

principal

A

647
Q

prodigy

A

648
Q

profane

A

649
Q

profound