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caulk

make watertight or airtight by filling or sealing

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caulk

make watertight or airtight by filling or sealing

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confluence

a flowing together of two or more streams

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deploy

to position in readiness for combat

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desultory

moving or jumping from one thing to another; occurring haphazardly

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disquiet

deprive of peace or rest; trouble

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emanate

come forth, as from a source

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era

period of time measured from a source

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exemplary

conforming to a high standard of morality or virtue

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gerrymander

divide (a geographic area) into voting districts so as to give unfair advantage to one party in elections

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humble

lacking all signs of pride; unpretentious

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ignorant

lacking education of knowledge

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immensity

the quality or state of being huge

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immigration

the act of coming into a new country, region, or environment in order to settle there

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logical

reasonable

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manifesto

public declaration of principles, policies, or intentions, especially of a political nature

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mince

walk with short steps or in a dainty, affected manner

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momentous

of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence

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monopolize

dominate by excluding others

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opponent

one who supports the opposite side in a fight, game, cause, controversy, or argument; an antagonist

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ostensible

to all outward appearances

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plunder - n.

property stolen by fraud or force

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premature

uncommonly or unexpectedly early

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prominent

conspicuous

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quorum

the minimal number of officers and members of a committee or an organization who must be present for a valid transaction of business

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remunerative

tending to reward; profitable

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restlessness

a disturbed uneasy state

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restoration

a bringing back into a former condition or state

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revelation

disclosure or something discoised by or as if by divine

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specimen

an individual, an item, or a part representative of a class, genus, or whole

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stolid

impassive

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tariff

duties imposed by a government of imported or exported goods

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temporize

engage in discussions or negotiations to achieve a compromise or gain time

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uncanny

peculiarly unsettling, as if by supernatural origin or nature

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undertake

enter into

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unruly

difficult or impossible to discipline, control, or rule

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vainglorious

marked by or showing excessive vainty; boastful

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vermilion

a bright red mercuric sulfide used as a pigment

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confluence

a flowing together of two or more streams

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deploy

to position in readiness for combat

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desultory

moving or jumping from one thing to another; occurring haphazardly

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disquiet

deprive of peace or rest; trouble

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emanate

come forth, as from a source

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era

period of time measured from a source

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exemplary

conforming to a high standard of morality or virtue

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gerrymander

divide (a geographic area) into voting districts so as to give unfair advantage to one party in elections

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humble

lacking all signs of pride; unpretentious

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ignorant

lacking education of knowledge

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immensity

the quality or state of being huge

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immigration

the act of coming into a new country, region, or environment in order to settle there

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logical

reasonable

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manifesto

public declaration of principles, policies, or intentions, especially of a political nature

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mince

walk with short steps or in a dainty, affected manner

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momentous

of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence

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monopolize

dominate by excluding others

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opponent

one who supports the opposite side in a fight, game, cause, controversy, or argument; an antagonist

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ostensible

to all outward appearances

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plunder - n.

property stolen by fraud or force

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premature

uncommonly or unexpectedly early

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prominent

conspicuous

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quorum

the minimal number of officers and members of a committee or an organization who must be present for a valid transaction of business

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remunerative

tending to reward; profitable

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restlessness

a disturbed uneasy state

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restoration

a bringing back into a former condition or state

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revelation

disclosure or something discoised by or as if by divine

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specimen

an individual, an item, or a part representative of a class, genus, or whole

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stolid

impassive

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tariff

duties imposed by a government of imported or exported goods

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temporize

engage in discussions or negotiations to achieve a compromise or gain time

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uncanny

peculiarly unsettling, as if by supernatural origin or nature

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undertake

enter into

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unruly

difficult or impossible to discipline, control, or rule

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vainglorious

marked by or showing excessive vainty; boastful

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vermilion

a bright red mercuric sulfide used as a pigment