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Plea

N. Request, appeal, that which is asked of another

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Weary

Adj.Tired

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Collide

V. Come together with force

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Confirm

V. Prove to be true of correct, make certain

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Verity

N. Prove to be true, confirm. A true thing

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Anticipate

V. Look forward to, expect

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Dilemma

N. Situation requiring a choice between two evils, a difficult choice

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Detour

V. Or n. A roundabout way

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Merit

V. Or n. Goodness, worth, value

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Transmit

V. Send over, pass on, pass along, let through

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Relieve

V. Make less, make easier, reduce the pain of, replace, release, free

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Baffle

V. Be too hard to understand or solve

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Warden

N. Keepers guard, person in charge of a prison

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Acknowledge

V. Admit to be true

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Delinquent

N. or adj. An offender, criminal, behind time

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Reject

V. Refuse to take, use believe, consider, grant, etc.

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Deprive

V. To take something, especially something necessary or pleasant, away from someone.

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Spouse

N. husband or wife

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Vocation

N. Occupation, business, profession, trade
a type o work that you feel you are suited to doing and to which you should give all your time and energy, or the feeling that a type of work suits you in this way

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Unstable

Adj. Not firmly fixed, easily moved or overthrown

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Homicide

N. A killing of one human being by another, murder

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Penalize

V. To cause someone a disadvantage
Declare punishable by law or rule, set a penalty for

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Beneficiary

N. a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else.

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Reptile

N. A cold blooded animal that creeps or crawls, snakes, lizards, turtles, alligators, and crocodiles

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Forbid

V. Order someone not to do something, make a rule against

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Exhibit

V. Display, show
Display: to arrange something or a collection of things so that they can be seen by the public

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Proceed

V. To continue as planned. Go on after having stopped , move forward

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Precaution

N. An action which is done to prevent something unpleasant or dangerous happening
Prevent: stop from beginning

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Extract

V. To remove or take out something
Pull out or drew out, usually with some effort

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Prior

Adj. Coming before, earlier

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Valiant

Adj. Brave, courageous
Courage: the ability to control your fear in a dangerous or difficult situation

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Partial

Adj. Not complete, not total

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Fierce

Adj. physically violent and frightening
Strong and powerful
Showing strong feeling or energetic activity

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Detest

V. Dislike very much, hate

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Sneer

V. Show scorn or contempt by looks or words, a scornful look or remark
Scorn: a very strong feeling of no respect for someone or something that you think is stupid or has no value
Contempt: a strong feeling of disliking and having no respect for someone or something

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Scowl

V. Look angry by lowering the eyebrows, frown
Frown: to bring your eyebrows together so that there are lines in your face above your eyes to show that you are annoyed or worried

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Vermin

Plural noun. Small animals and insects that can be harmful and which are difficult to control when they appear in large numbers

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Wail

V. To make a long, high cry, usually because of pain or sadness.

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Authority

N. The moral or legal eight or ability to control

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Neutral

Adj. On neither side of a quarrel or war

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Trifle

N. A matter or object of little value or importance
N. a sweet cold dish consisting of layer of fruit and sponge(cake), a layer of custard(thick sweet yellow sauce) and a top layer of cea,