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Contingent

Dependent on conditions or circumstances

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Beleaguered

Harassed

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Regal

Kingly

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Radical

Favoring fundamental or extreme change

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Errant

Wandering outside of established limits

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Chagrin

Feeling of Embarassment

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Contentious

Always ready to argue

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Patriarch

A man who rules a family clan

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Umbrage

Offense it resentment

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Paradigm

an example

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Lethargic

Dull and sluggish

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Dissent

Disagree

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Inherit

Included as an essential part

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frail

Easily broken

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Intransigent

Refusing to compromise

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Laughingstock

A person or thing that is the object of laughter

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Fulminate

To issue a strong verbal attack

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Juncture

A point of time

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Recruit

To restore

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Ravage

To cause great destruction to

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Hectic

Characterized by intense activity

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Appraise

To officially estimate the worth of

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Deride

To redicule

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Exuberant

Lively and happy

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Guise

External appearance

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Juxtapose

To put side by side

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Throng

A crowd, a number of people gathering together

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Wake

Track of turbulence left by something moving through water

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Ramification

A develop it consequence resulting from a course of action.

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Articulate

Able to express oneself clearly and effectively

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Destitution

The lack of any jeans of subsistence, poor

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Propriety

Good manners, proper behavior

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Implausible

Difficult to believe

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Conjecture

An inference or conclusion based on incomplete evidence

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Sublime

Of high spiritual or moral worth

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Composure

A calm state of mind

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Sediment

A residue that settles in the bottom of something

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Felon

One who had committed a serious crime

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Incipient

Beginning to appear or to be noticed

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Excavate

To expose to view by digging out

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Endemic

Native to a particular county

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Exalt

To raise in status

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Imperative

Urgently necessary

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Incognito

In disguise

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Maintain

To provide support

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Adjudicate

To judge to preside

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Perjury

Lying under oath

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Flora

Plants as a group

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Lout

An awkward, stupid person

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Abate

To lessen in amount, intensity or strength

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Hue

A shade of color

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Relinquish

To surrender or release

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Tributary

A stream flowing into a larger river

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Mystical

Having a spiritual sense or importance

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Staple

A basic or principal item

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Maneuver

To direct through a series of movements

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Ramshackle

About to fall apart

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Internecine

Pertaining to conflict within a group

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Hearten

Encourage

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Sluggish

Lazy, lacking energy

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Orchestrate

To arrange so as to achieve a desired effect

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Verbiage

Excessive wordiness

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Pristine

Remaining in a pure state

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Scoff

To make fun of

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Inoculate

To inject something

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Defame

To attack a persons reputation

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Opaque

Not letting in light

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Vigorous

Energetic, forceful

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Partisan

A strong, often militant

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Mausoleum

A huge tomb

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Monarch

One who rules a state

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Nadir

The lowest point

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Bequeath

To pass down to

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Resuscitate

To revive, from apparent death

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Fallacy

A false notion

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Polemic

A controversial argument

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Hearsay

Rumor, gossip

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Bellow

To tell very loudly

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Vagrant

A person who wanders from place to place

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Indigenous

Native

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Inert

Unable to move or respond

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Pandemic

General, widespread

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Nascent

Coming into being

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Brazen

Showing shamelessness, boldness

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Harbinger

Someone or something that indicates what is to come

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Stalwart

Firm and resolute

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Ledger

A book for keeping financial records

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Assiduous

Diligent, hard working

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Quarantine

Enforced isolation to prevent the spread of a disease

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Harrowing

Very stressful

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Abet

To encourage, assist

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Obscure

Lacking light

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Immaculate

Perfectly clean

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Office

A duty or function

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Repository

A place where things are kept for safekeeping

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Verdant

Green

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Incite

To provoke, to urge on

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Indisposed

Slightly Ill

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Inveterate

Established for a long time

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Husband

To conserve

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Admonish

To warn so a fault can be corrected

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Commute

To change a punishment to one less severe

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Meager

Lacking in quantity or vigor

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Disparage

To speak in a disapproving or slighting manner

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Neutral

Pertaining to a nerve

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Refusal

Garbage

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Prosperity

Wealth, good fortune

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Engulf

To swallow up

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Saturate

To soak or fill to capacity

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Invalidate

To cancel

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Wreak

To inflict, to cause

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Auditory

Relating to the sense of hearing

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Muse

To meditate, to consider thoughtfully

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Disdain

A feeling of contempt

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Grovel

To beg; to lower oneself to please another

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Delegate

To entrust another person

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Retrospect

The consideration of past events

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Utopia

An ideally perfect place

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Ponder

To think over with great care

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Intervene

To come between two things

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Ineffable

Incapable of being expressed

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Imposing

Impressive by virtue of size, power

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Vanguard

The leading position in an army or fleet

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Calamity

An event causing trouble

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Irony

Use of words in which the intending meaning is different from the literal sense