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dogged

1.very determined to reach destination 2.faithful and determined

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perseverance

strong determination to reach destination

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tenant

a person who holds rooms, apartment in rent

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tenuous

1. not firm or strong 2.thin or rare

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tarantula

a big poisonous spider

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relentless

1. continuous 2. that cant be stopped

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relent

stop or give in

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inexorable

that can be stopped or changed

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stances

standing

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relapse

getting back to the previous condition

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immure

imprison INCARCERATE

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muster

gather under compulsion

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musty

unfresh

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wont

1.habitual action. Adj. Likely to do

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wean off/from

to stop or prevent

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redoubtable

1.very strong 2.causing fear and deserving great respect

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formidable

1.ferocious 2.very strong and impressive 3.causing fear and deserving great respect

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sterling

of the best quality

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salvo

continuous firing, FUSILLADE

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flocculent

resembling to wool

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rift

1.crack or opening 2.severe disagreement or division

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flaccid

not tight FLABBY

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levy

charge

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taxing

requiring much time and effort

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sinewy

1.tough to chew 2.thin but strong 3.having muscular strength

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thew

muscular strength

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brawn

muscular strength while comparing to the intelligence

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condemn

1. severely criticize or disapprove 2.punish

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vehement

violent or extreme or forceful

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Burke

to kill smnd or commit a crime without leaving any mark

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motif

1. a pattern or art 2.theme 3.theme based on which a story is developed

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adroit

skillful

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deft

skillful at moments

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pilfer

to steal insignificant things generally at the workplace, FILCH

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draconial

very harsh or severe

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epitomize

to give perfect example or to be representative

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quiescent

inactive or dromant

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aver

to state strongly ASSERT, AFFIRM

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diatribe

long abusive or angry speech TIRADE, JEREMIAD

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tribunal

court

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cozen

cheat or trick

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sacrosanct

1.very holy 2.very important

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enchanted with

greatly attracted with

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bucolic

of the country side

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stench

bad smell

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avuncular

kind or generous

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atavistic

1.resembling forefathers 2.very old

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putrid

1.rotten or bad smell 2.very unpleasant

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odium

feeling of strong hatred RANCOR

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fiasco

complete failure, DEBACLE

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hallow

1.to make holy 2.greatly respect

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sanctify

1.to make holy 2.to give official approval or acceptance

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sanctum

1.holy place 2.a private room or place where u r not disturbed

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sanctimonious

pretending oneself morally better then others

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sacrilegious

making unholy

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malicious

causing harm

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churlish

rude, impolite or insensitive SURLY, INSOLENT, IMPUDENT

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querulous

complaining in an irritating way

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pest

a person who irritates or bothers others GADFLY

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implication

hint or suggestion INKLING

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destitute

very poor

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dismal

1.very bad 2.lacking secuirty

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abysmal

bottom less

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abject

very bad or extreme

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eminence

professional fame or success

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Preeminent

extra ordinary or outstanding

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imminent

happening soon IMPENDING

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depravity

immoral behavior TURPITUDE

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complacence

too much satisfaction of what you have done or achieved SMUGNESS

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perceptive

1.able to perceive 2.acquired

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shrew

1.rat like animal 2.a scolding woman or girl

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nascent

newly born or coming to existence

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seances

the practice of communicating with the spirit of the dead

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hex

magic to harm others

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vex

annoy or irritate

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poised

1.calm and confident 2.ready to move or act

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lackadaisical

not serious about profession

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repulsive

causing hatred or feeling hatred, REPUGNANT

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inveterate

long established or habitual

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cower

to go backward or remain at a place CRINGE

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turgid

swollen

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sparring

hot debate

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sparing

controlling in giving or using

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expatiate

to talk or write on a subject thoroughly for a long time

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doldrums

inactivity

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extradition

sending a criminal or prisoner from one country to another

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commandeer

1.order forcefully 2.to capture vehicles generally by security or rebel

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interdict

to prohibit legally

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fervency

zeal FERVOR, ARDOR

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heed

to pay sincere attention

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inhibit

1.stop 2.slow down

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adherent

strong supporter

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wallow

1.roll about 2.to remain in a situation frm which u make effort to come out

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pulverize

1.crush into pieces 2.to defeat completely

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obliterate

1.to destroy completely that no evidence left 2.hide or cancel

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contrive

1.plan 2.plan with difficulty 3.invent 4.to invent smth fake

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blasé

unexciting or uninteresting coz u r remark

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squander

to spend clearlessly

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eccentric

different from others, very strange or odd

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perjure

to break the oath