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1

difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify.

mysterious

2

the state of being away from a place or person

absence

3

buy or obtain (an asset or object) for oneself.

acquire

4

a class or division of people or things regarded as having particular shared characteristics

category

5

(of a person) cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, typically in order to gain some personal advantage.

deceive

6

the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience.

discipline

7

a daughter of one's brother or sister, or of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law.

niece

8

sound that is directed through two or more speakers so that it seems to surround the listener and to come from more than one source; stereophonic sound.

stereo

9

a soft leather slipper or shoe, strictly one without a separate heel, having the sole turned up on all sides and sewn to the upper in a simple gathered seam, in a style originating among North American Indians.

moccasin

10

an upright pillar, typically cylindrical and made of stone or concrete, supporting an entablature, arch, or other structure or standing alone as a monument.

column

11

there is never a single person there

no one

12

a huge explosive

missile

13

a number between 80 and 100

ninety

14

an army officer of high rank, in particular (in the US Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps) an officer above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general.

colonel

15

take the place of (a person or thing previously in authority or use); supplant.

supersede

16

belonging to or associated with which person.

whose

17

it's a piece of jewelry

earring

18

new to a skill or something

amateur

19

it is what makes you hungry

appetite

20

asking for information specifying one or more people or things from a definite set.

which