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allot

to assign or distribute in shares or portions

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amass

to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assemble

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audacious

bold, adventurous, recklessly daring

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comply

to yield to a request or command

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devoid

not having or using, lacking

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elite

the choice part of a group of people or things; superior

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grapple

an iron hook used to grab and hold; to come to gips with, wrestle or fight with

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incapacitate

-to deprive of strength or ability
-to make legally ineligible

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instigate

to urge on; to stir up, start, incite

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logevity

long life, long duration, length of life

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myriad

in very great numbers; a very great number

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perspective

-a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally
-the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place or distance

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perturb

to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion

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prodigious

immense; extraordinary in bulk size, or degree

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relevant

connected with or related to the matter at hand

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skittish

extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable

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tether

-a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object
-the outer limit of strength or resources
-to fasten with a rope or chain

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unison

a sounding together; agreement or accord

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vie

-to complete
-to strive for victory or superiority

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willful

stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate

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Few intellects have rivaled the __ mind of Albert Einstein.

prodigious

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I found several Web sites that provided information __ to the topic of my research paper.

relevant

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Only an experienced and confident rider should mount a __ horse.

skittish

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Some young people find it difficult to break the emotional and financial __ that bind them to their parents.

tether

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Before the storm, I __ the boat securely to the dock.

tether

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The members of our new student orchestra need to practice playing in __.

unison

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Many actors __ for the leading role in the famous director's new film.

vie

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After lengthy deliberations, the jury found the defendant guilty of __ murder.

willful

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The teachers __ books and supplies to each student on the first day of school.

allot

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A prudent investor can __ a fortune in the stock market over a long period of time.

amass

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The audience cheered the __ eats of the trapeze artists.

audacious

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Employees who fail to __ with a company's rules may lose their jobs.

comply

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The old well on my grandparents' property has long been __ of water.

devoid

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Each year, the social __ of the community sponsors several events to benefit local charities.

elite

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You can get a fine education regardless of whether you attend an __ school.

elite

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A ship equipped with __ may be used to recover large pieces of wreckage from the ocean floor.

grapples

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Store employees __ with the thieves and held them until the police arrived.

grappled

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In the 1940s and 1950s, polio __ many thousands of people each year all over the world.

incapacitated

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Several demonstrators in the angry crowd did their best to __ a riot.

instigate

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The sea turtle is know for its __.

longevity

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Scientists continue to make new discoveries in their studies of the __ life-forms of the jungle.

myriad

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You will find information about a __ of subjects on the Internet.

myriad

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The designs for the children's playhouse were drawn to scale and in the right __.

perspective

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The rude and disruptive behavior of several party guests __ the host and hostess.

perturb

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syn: apportion, parcel out, allocate

allot

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syn: pile up, garner

amass

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syn: enterprising, brave

audacious

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syn: consent, acquiesce

comply

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syn: wanting, bereft

devoid

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syn: cream of the crop. upper crust

elite

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syn: tackle, confront, struggle with

grapple

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syn: debilitate, paralyze, cripple

incapacitate

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syn: innumerable, countless

myriad

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syn: veiwpoint, sense of proportion

perspective

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syn: upset, agitate, anger

perturb

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syn: gigantic, tremendous, astounding

prodigious

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syn: pertinent, germane, applicable

relevant

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syn: jumpy, restive, capricious, fickle

skittish

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syn: tie up, chain up, leash

tether

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syn: harmony, concord, assent

unison

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syn: content, rival

vie

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syn: headstrong, obstinate, premeditated

willful

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ant: puny, miniscule, insignificant

prodigious

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ant: unconnected, extraneous

relevant

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ant: bold, daring, reckless, cool, unflappable

skittish

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ant: untie, let loose

tether

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ant: docile, obedient, tractable

willful

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ant: scatter, dissipate, squandor, waste

amass

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ant: timid, cowardly

audacious

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ant: reject, refuse, decline

comply

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ant: full, abounding

devoid

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ant: rank and file, dregs of society

elite

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ant: rehabilitate, renew

incapacitate

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ant: stop, quell, squelch, quash

instigate

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ant: shortness, transcience

longevity

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ant: few, scant, sparse

myriad

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ant: delight, gladden, please

perturb