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Tapeworm

Long, flat worm that livings in the intestines of people and animals

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Voile

Soft, sheer fabric

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Curt

Said or done in a quick and impolite way

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Devoid

Entirely lacking

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Flighty

Not serious or dependable

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Incestuous

Involving sexual intercourse between closely related people

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Irritable

Becoming angry or annoyed easily

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Mandrake root

Root resembling a human

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Myopic

Narrow view of something

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Obliquely

Not direct

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Prerogative

Right or privilege

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Sluggish

Moving slowly or lazily

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Spun

Turn or cause to turn

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Tactful

Careful not to offend or upset other people

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Antagonize

To irritate

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Bushel

Unit for measuring

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Erosion

Process of being washed away

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Infallible

Not capable of being wrong

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Manacles

Handcuffs

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Taut

Very tense

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Acquiescence

To accept

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Affliction

Something that causes pain or suffering

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Aggregation

Collection or parts into a whole

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Begrudge

To think that someone else does not deserve something

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Ecclesiastical

Of or relating to the Christian church or clergy

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Facade

The false front of a building

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Futility

Uselessness

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Impassive

Not showing emotion

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Linotype

Metal slug in a type setting machine

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Ominous

Suggesting that something bad is going to happen

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Stifle

Make something difficult or impossible

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Succinct

Using few words to state or express idea

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Uncouth

Behaving in a rude way

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Venerable

Old and respected

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Venue

The place where an event takes place

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Akimbo

Set in a bent position

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Dispel

To make something to away or end

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Eccentricities

A strange or unusual way

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Elucidate

To make clean

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Formidable

Very powerful or strong