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delirious

1.unable to think clearly and speak clearly coz of fear or abuse 2.happy or excited

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polemical

verbally attacking

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confute

to prove a person claim assertion or blame

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confound

1.to surprise or confuse greatly 2.to prove as false

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confounded, adj

very bad and annoying

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patent

1.exclusive 2.clear or obvious 3.of finest quality

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insolent

rude impolite or insensitive

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disconsolate

very sad and unhappy

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amiss

wrong

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hoard

to collect secretly

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horde

group THRONG

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slew

a large no

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exhilarating

gving a lot of enjoyment or fun

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inimical

1.v unfriendly 2. v sweet-able 3.harmful

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antagonistic

causing anger or trouble

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estimable

frm esteem, deserving great respect

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contumacious

stubbornly disobedient,not following rules, system

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seditious

resisting authority, rules regulations

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cabal

a small group of plotters

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hegemony

dominance

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clout

great influence or power

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rout

completely defeat

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imprecation

curse

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abash

1.to make ashamed 2.to make smbd publicly confused

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reproach

to speak or criticize angrily REBUKE

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confer

1.to discuss on a subject matter to reach a conclusion 2.to provide

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profess

1.declare 2.to have strong belief

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duress

threat

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concur

agree

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concurrent

happened together

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rigorous

hard and thorough or complete

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defunct

1.death or no longer in existence

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discreet

1.secret and sensible

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furtive

secret so that concerned may not notice

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accede

1.to admit under pressure or unwillingly 2.to hold power 3.join

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relish

Enjoy

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perturb

disturb or give trouble or to make worried

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chagrin

feeling of worried

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vex

to be worried

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whorl

1.smth that moves round and round 2.fingerprint 3.ring of leaves and flower

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vortex

1.whirlpool 2.v turbulent condition or situation MAELSTROM

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imperious

domineering, wanting others to be obeyed what is ordered

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unsparing

v harsh and unpleasant

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abstemious

sparing in eating and drinking

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bellicose

aggressive or war like

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militate

1.conspire 2.prevent from happening

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marshal

1.put into order 2.lead

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disposition

usual mood, character of a person TEMPERAMENT

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frivolous

1.not serious abt profession 2.worthless

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penitential

regretful

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austere

1.not luxurious 2.without decoration 3.very rigid and hard 4.rigid economy

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esoteric

1.hard to understand 2.knows by few people ARCANE, RECONDITE

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extraneous

irrelevant or unimportant

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apposite

v appropriate or relevant GERMANE

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germinal

1.relating to germ 2.creative

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pert

1.small and attractive 2.showing confidence and lacking respect

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pertinent

1.relevant 2.showing respect

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umbrage

1.shadow of a tree 2.to feel offended or insulted

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somber

1.dark 2.very serious, unhappy or gloomy

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abase oneself

humble

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aid and abet

assist crimes and criminals

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abate

lessen or subside

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expropriate

to take private property by the govt for public use

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gratification

satisfaction

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gratuitous

free of cost

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spawn

1.to lay eggs 2.to produce in large numbers

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pacifism

belief that war conflict should be avoided to settle a dispute

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pacific

peacefulness

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adventitious

happening by a chance not by planned

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exodus

departure in great numbers

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divest

1. to sell company properties 2.to lose smth because smbd has taken it

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emend

1.rectify 2. to improve or make better

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amend

to change word phrase sentence or theme

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autonomous

independent

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contend

1.compete VIE 2.claim or forcefully state

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contention

1. claim 2.strong disagreement or debate

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extirpate

root our or eliminate EXTERMINATE

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ingenuous

simple honest and willing to belief

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ingenious

clever

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apotheosis

1. highest point of success 2. a perfect or excellent example

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apostate

a person who betrays religion or ant type of belief

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encroach

interfere or occupy illegally

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contemplate

think deeply MUSE, PONDER, COGITATE, MEDITATE, MULL OVER, RUMINATE

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eschew

to avoid or give up coz u think it is no longer necessary SHUN

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deprecate

belittle humiliate, insult

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depredate

violently attack

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clangor

interrupted sound from hitting

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forestall

prevent from happening

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preempt

1.prevent from happening 2.journalism to cancel regular program to broadcast

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forge

1.to bring metal into shape 2.to make fake 3.establish 4.to move ahead forcefully

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scuttle

1.to sink boat ship knowingly 2.to move v quickly

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founder

verb, sink

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inculcate

to teach until u r prepared

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catechism

a religious book containing question and answer

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cataclysm

1.disaster 2.great change

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vernacular

informal

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dialect

regional language PATOIS

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polyglots

a person who knows many languages

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converse

1.to have conversation with 2.opposite

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panegyric

speech of praise ENCOMIUM