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Malleable(pg.47)

Definition:adaptable or tractable
Synonyms: impressionable, moldable, flexible, pliable
Antonyms: refractory, intractable.
Sentence: An average humans's mind is very malleable, and can be easily changed.

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Glint(pg. 47)

Definition: a brief or slight manifestation or occurrence; inkling; trace.
Synonym: None
Antonym: None
Sentence: The glint in the murderer's eyes at the trial showed how he killed the man in cold blood.

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Rescind(pg.52)

Definition: to abrogate; annul; revoke; repeal
Synonym:nullify; retract, withdraw
Antonym:none
Sentence: After he was fired, his contract was rescinded.

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Droned(pg.53)

Definition: to proceed in a dull, monotonous manner
Synonym: none
Antonym: none
Sentence: the meeting droned on for hours.

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Forestall(pg.55)

Definition:to prevent, hinder, or thwart by action in advance
Synonyms: preclude, obviate, intercept, obstruct
Antonym: none
Sentence: to forestall an argument, he quickly said I'm sorry.

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Vengeance(pg.55)

Definition: infliction of injury, harm, humiliation, or the like, on a person by another who has been harmed by that person; violent revenge
Synonym:requital, retaliation
Antonym: Forgiveness
Sentence: the soldiers acted in vengeance after the killing of their friend.

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Supine(pg.66)

Definition: inactive, passive, or inert, especially from indolence or indifference.
Synonym: none
Antonym: none
Sentence: His supine body was laid as the burial ceremony began.