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breadth

width; extent

2

zenith

point directly overhead in the sky; summit

3

stealth

slyness; sneakiness; secretiveness

4

labyrinth

maze

5

behemoth

huge creature; monstrous animal

6

mammoth

gigantic; enormous

7

betroth

become engaged to marry

8

dearth

scarcity

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unearth

dig up

10

girth

distance around something; circumference

11

mirth

merriment; laughter

12

uncouth

outlandish; clumsy; boorish

13

ennui

boredom

14

bleak

cold or cheerless; unlikely to be favorable

15

quack

charlatan; impostor

16

check

stop motion; curb or restrai

17

fleck

spot

18

flick

light stroke as with a whip

19

limerick

humorous short verse

20

maverick

rebel; nonconformist

21

deadlock

standstill; stalemate

22

mock

ridicule; imitate, often in derisio

23

unfrock

to strip a priest or minister of church authority

24

meek

quiet and obedient; spiritless

25

reek

emit (odor)

26

trek

travel; journey

27

balk

foil or thwart; stop short; refuse to go o

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bilk

swindle; cheat

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caulk

make watertight by filling in cracks

30

skulk

move furtively and secretly