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Smite

To hit, hurt, kill, punish Isreal could xxxxx its enemies in any way it chooses

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Producing a loud, Clear, Deep Sounds 1. the XXXX tones of the piano 2. He has a deep, XXXX voice. 3. His words were XXXX with meaning.

RESONANT

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To adape by obscuring or removing sensitive info prior publication or release To censore for legal or security purposes Eg a XXXXX verion of the contract

Redacted

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Loyal to something. Or Deeply religios. Serious and sincere. his xxxxxx wish to help people in need. Eg xxxxx fans of the team.

Devout

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SEMBLANCE

Actual or apparent resemblance. Being like something but not fully the same 1. Tried to project some XXXXX of confidence even though public speaking terrified her 2. Has been struggling to get some XXXXX of justice for his people

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Not logical. Not reasonable. Changing quickly and often. A XXXXX tax regime XXXXX winds A XXXX manager

Capricious

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Chronicle

A factual written account of historical events in order of their occurrence. Eg. His work xxxxs 20th century migration. Eg. The groom hired a photographer to xxxx the event.

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An area with people who are different from the people in the areas around it. Gaza is a narrow costal xxxxx.

Enclave

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Lurid

Causing shock or disgust Shining or glowing in an unpleasant colour In order to avoid xxxxxx headlines about cars crashing. A xxxxxx tale of violence.

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Incensed

Very angry / enraged. Eg. IG was so incensed he could barely describe the situation.

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a. To warn or reprimand firmly b. To advise or urge someone earnestly A My doctor is always XXXXing me to eat more healthy B She XXXXXed me for appearing at breakfast unshaven C He XXXXXXed the people against the evil of such practices

admonish

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Very old and no longer useful or popular or accepted. He has some pretty antiquated opinions about the business He has some xxxxx opinions on politics I saw an xxxxx paper making machine

Antiquated

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Intransigent

Unwilling or refusing to change ones views or unwilling to agree. Eg Ivan was xxxx on the subject of Xstrata share ratio.

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Kept secret because wouldn't be approved. Eg he xxxxxly checked his emails under the table. 

Surreptitious

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Redacted

To adape by obscuring or removing sensitive info prior publication or release To censore for legal or security purposes Eg a XXXXX verion of the contract

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To make harmless Israel trying to defang Hamas.

Defang

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Surreptitious

Kept secret because wouldn't be approved. Eg he xxxxxly checked his emails under the table. 

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To clear one of accusaiton by giving justification or evidence Hes been xxxxxx

VINDICATE

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Enclave

An area with people who are different from the people in the areas around it. Gaza is a narrow costal xxxxx.

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A piece of music played or sang in the open air. Typically by a man, at night, to his beloved. Eg. The guests were xxxxed by Elton Jhon.

Serenade

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CONTRAVENE

1. To act or be counter to, 2. To oppose in argument, XXXX a direct order. XXXXed the proposal.

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Defang

To make harmless Israel trying to xxxx Hamas.

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Evangelists

1. A person or preacher trying to convince ppl to become christian 2. Someone who talks about something with great enthusiasm

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Cataclysmic

A large scale event that causes change or upheaval. Eg. The accident was a xxxx event that forced her to reevaluate.

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Capricious

Not logical. Not reasonable. Changing quickly and often. A XXXXX tax regime XXXXX winds A XXXX manager

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Pluralism

Where people of different race, religion, social classes live together He embraces religious xxxxxxx

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To hit, hurt, kill, punish Isreal could xxxxx its enemies in any way it chooses

Smite

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Perennial

Lasting for a long or seemingly infinite time. Enduring or continually recurring. Eg. His xxxx mistrust of the media. Eg. He's a xxx student.

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Antsy

Agitated, restless, impatient

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Convulse

To shake or agitate violently and without control eg. Convulsed by war....

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Ask for or try obtain something. Eg. He called a meeting to xxx their views.

Solicited

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Stoic

A person who can ensure hardship or pain without showing feeling or complaining. Eg. His mind whirled, then snapped back into its familiar xxxx place

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Unwilling or refusing to change ones views or unwilling to agree. Eg Ivan was xxxx on the subject of Xstrata share ratio.

Intransigent

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A large scale event that causes change or upheaval. Eg. The accident was a xxxx event that forced her to reevaluate.

Cataclysmic

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A resonant or repetitive Chant A xxxxxof Cheerings. . A xxxxx of compalints

LITANY

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1. To act or be counter to, 2. To oppose in argument, XXXX a direct order. XXXXed the proposal.

CONTRAVENE

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Where people of different race, religion, social classes live together He embraces religious xxxxxxx

Pluralism

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PUNITIVE

1. intended to punish someone or something 2. extremely or unfairly severe or high 1. The federal government will take XXXXX action against the company that polluted the river. 2. Lobbyists complain that the bill would impose XXXXXX taxes on the industry.

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Juggernaut

A huge powerful and overwhelming force. Eg the xxxx of public expenditure.

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Lasting for a long or seemingly infinite time. Enduring or continually recurring. Eg. His xxxx mistrust of the media. Eg. He's a xxx student.

Perennial

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A huge powerful and overwhelming force. Eg the xxxx of public expenditure.

Juggernaut

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Devout

Loyal to something. Or Deeply religios. Serious and sincere. his xxxxxx wish to help people in need. Eg xxxxx fans of the team.

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Custodian

A person who has responsibility for or looks after something. Such as a museum, financial assets, culture of tradition. Eg. Mom is the xxxx of Jewish traditions in our family. Eg. He's the xxxxx of debauchery and bad behaviour.

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1. intended to punish someone or something 2. extremely or unfairly severe or high 1. The federal government will take XXXXX action against the company that polluted the river. 2. Lobbyists complain that the bill would impose XXXXXX taxes on the industry.

PUNITIVE

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ABOMINABLE

Very Bad or unpleasant. XXXX weather.B. XXXX treatment of the poor

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Ramshackle

Bad condition and needs repair. Not carefully made His campaign was a ramshackle my comparison. The movie had a ramshackle plot which was confusing.

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DEBACLE

A complete collapse or failure 1. After the XXXX of his first novel, he had trouble getting a publisher for his next book. 2. the financial XXXX that was the stock market crash of 1929 3. What a XXXX. Next thing he knew, one of the patients would turn up dead

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Serenade

A piece of music played or sang in the open air. Typically by a man, at night, to his beloved. Eg. The guests were xxxxed by Elton Jhon.

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The sound of tracking through the mud. Eg. The guests xxxx across the lawn.

Squelch

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A complete collapse or failure 1. After the XXXX of his first novel, he had trouble getting a publisher for his next book. 2. the financial XXXX that was the stock market crash of 1929 3. What a XXXX. Next thing he knew, one of the patients would turn up dead

DEBACLE

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Very Bad or unpleasanta. XXXX weather.B. XXXX treatment of the poor

ABOMINABLE

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A person who has responsibility for or looks after something. Such as a museum, financial assets, culture of tradition. Eg. Mom is the xxxx of Jewish traditions in our family. Eg. He's the xxxxx of debauchery and bad behaviour.

Custodian

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VINDICATE

To clear one of accusaiton by giving justification or evidence Hes been xxxxxx

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RESONANT

Producing a loud, Clear, Deep Sounds 1. the XXXX tones of the piano 2. He has a deep, XXXX voice. 3. His words were XXXX with meaning.

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VENERABLE

Old and respected He joined a xxxxx law firm

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Causing shock or disgust Shining or glowing in an unpleasant colour In order to avoid xxxxxx headlines about cars crashing. A xxxxxx tale of violence.

Lurid

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To shake or agitate violently and without control eg. Convulsed by war....

Convulse

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To Critize someone, something very harshly 1. The coach XXXXXd the team for its poor play. 2. They wrote several letters XXXXXing the new law.

LAMBASTE

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Solicited

Ask for or try obtain something. Eg. He called a meeting to xxx their views.

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1. A person or preacher trying to convince ppl to become christian 2. Someone who talks about something with great enthusiasm

Evangelists

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Bad condition and needs repair. Not carefully made His campaign was a ramshackle my comparison. The movie had a ramshackle plot which was confusing.

Ramshackle

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Antiquated

Very old and no longer useful or popular or accepted. He has some pretty antiquated opinions about the business He has some xxxxx opinions on politics I saw an xxxxx paper making machine

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IMPETUOUS

A sudden or rash or violent action He made an impetuous decision

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A person who can ensure hardship or pain without showing feeling or complaining. Eg. His mind whirled, then snapped back into its familiar xxxx place

Stoic

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LITANY

A resonant or repetitive Chant A xxxxxof Cheerings. . A xxxxx of compalints

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A factual written account of historical events in order of their occurrence. Eg. His work xxxxs 20th century migration. Eg. The groom hired a photographer to xxxx the event.

Chronicle

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Reprehensible

Verty bad and deserving strong criticism It was xxxxx behaviour

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Old and respected He joined a xxxxx law firm

VENERABLE

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LAMBASTE

To Critize someone, something very harshly1. The coach XXXXXd the team for its poor play.2. They wrote several letters XXXXXing the new law.

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Very angry / enraged. Eg. IG was so incensed he could barely describe the situation.

Incensed

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Agitated, restless, impatient

Antsy

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admonish

a. To warn or reprimand firmly b. To advise or urge someone earnestly A My doctor is always XXXXing me to eat more healthy B She XXXXXed me for appearing at breakfast unshaven C He XXXXXXed the people against the evil of such practices

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Actual or apparent resemblance. Being like something but not fully the same 1. Tried to project some XXXXX of confidence even though public speaking terrified her 2. Has been struggling to get some XXXXX of justice for his people

SEMBLANCE

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A sudden or rash or violent action He made an impetuous decision

IMPETUOUS

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Squelch

The sound of tracking through the mud. Eg. The guests xxxx across the lawn.

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Verty bad and deserving strong criticism It was xxxxx behaviour

Reprehensible