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Alter

To change or make different

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Mosquito

a small flying insect that bites the skin of people and animals and sucks their blood

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Anticipate

Predict

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Conform

Adapt
To follow established rules or patterns of behavior
Conformity
Conformist

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Enhance

Enrich

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Intensify

Heighten

Intense: very great in degree : very strong
: done with or showing great energy, enthusiasm, or effort
of a person : very serious

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Revitalize

Restore

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Turbulent

Chaotic

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Vital

: extremely important
: needed by your body in order to keep living
: very lively or energetic

Vitally:
a :power of enduring
b : lively and animated character

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Threshold

: a piece of wood, metal, or stone that forms the bottom of a door and that you walk over as you enter a room or building
: the point or level at which something begins or changes

Example: the point at which pain becomes intolerable

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Physician

a medical doctor ; especially : a medical doctor who is not a surgeon

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Stoic

Tolerant
: a person who accepts what happens without complaining or showing emotion

: stoical
\ˈstō-ik\

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Jinx

someone or something that causes bad luck ; also : a state or period of bad luck caused by a jinx

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Falter

Become weaker

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Hamper

A basket you put the dirty cloths

1 a : to restrict the movement of by bonds or obstacles : impede
b : to interfere with the operation of : disrupt

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Puberty

the period of life when a person's sexual organs mature and he or she becomes able to have children

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Halt

Stop

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Proportionate

the correct or appropriate relationship between the size, shape, and position of the different parts of something

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Take a measure

a step planned or taken as a means to an end; specifically : a proposed legislative act

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Debris

the pieces that are left after something has been destroyed
: things (such as broken pieces and old objects) that are lying where they fell or that have been left somewhere because they are not wanted

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Jeopardy

Danger

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Sheer off

Change direction suddenly

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Slum

Poor area of a city

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Posh

Rich parts of the city
: very attractive, expensive, and popular
: typical of people who have high social status

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Dubious

Hezitated

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Aboriginals

The original and native Americans and australians

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Interstellar

Existing or occurring between stars

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Celestial

Of or related to sky

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Terrestrial

relating to or occurring on the earth
: living or growing on land instead of in water or air
: sending a broadcast signal from the Earth

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Comet

: an object in outer space that develops a long, bright tail when it passes near the sun

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Meteor

: a piece of rock or metal that burns and glows brightly in the sky as it falls from outer space into the Earth's atmosphere

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Crater

a large round hole in the ground made by the explosion of a bomb or by something falling from the sky
: the area on top of a volcano that is shaped like a bowl

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Ambiguous

able to be understood in more than one way : having more than one possible meaning
: not expressed or understood clearly

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Arbitrary

Haphazardly
: not planned or chosen for a particular reason : not based on reason or evidence
: done without concern for what is fair or right

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Assert

to state (something) in a strong and definite way
: to demand that other people accept or respect (something)

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Astounding

Astonishing
Very surprising
: causing a feeling of great surprise or wonder

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Astute

Perceptive
Very intelligent, smart, clever

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Concur

Agree

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Deceptively

Misleadingly
Makin sth appear true or good when it's false or bad

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Designate

Assign
To indicate
: chosen for a particular job but not officially doing that job yet

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Determined

Resolute
Strong in one's opinion

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Elicid

Extract
To get the facts or draw out the truth

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Instigate

Initiate
To cause a conflict or argument

: to cause (something) to happen or begin

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Petition

Appeal
To make a request

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Relinquish

Abdicate كناره گيري
To give up control
to leave the position of being a king or queen
: to fail to do what is required by (a duty or responsibility)

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Resilient

/ri-ˈzil-yənt\
Tenacious انعطاف پذير
able to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens
: able to return to an original shape after being pulled, stretched, pressed, bent, etc.

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Entice

Tempt

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Tenacious

: not easily stopped or pulled apart : firm or strong
: continuing for a long time
: very determined to do something

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Falter

Become weaker

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Debris

the pieces that are left after something has been destroyed
: things (such as broken pieces and old objects) that are lying where they fell or that have been left somewhere because they are not wanted

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Jeopardy

Danger

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Sheer off

Change direction suddenly

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Shear off

Destroyed

Come down... ?

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Slum

Poor area of a city

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Dubious

Hezitated

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Aboriginals

The original and native Americans and australians

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Interstellar

Existing or occurring between stars

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Celestial

Of or related to sky

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Terrestrial

relating to or occurring on the earth
: living or growing on land instead of in water or air
: sending a broadcast signal from the Earth

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Comet

: an object in outer space that develops a long, bright tail when it passes near the sun

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Meteor

: a piece of rock or metal that burns and glows brightly in the sky as it falls from outer space into the Earth's atmosphere

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Crater

a large round hole in the ground made by the explosion of a bomb or by something falling from the sky
: the area on top of a volcano that is shaped like a bowl

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Prairie

a large, mostly flat area of land in North America that has few trees and is covered in grasses

North of america and south of canada

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Gaelic

of or relating to the Celtic people of Scotland and Ireland
: of or relating to the Celtic language of Scotland and Ireland

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Falter

Become weaker

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Debris

the pieces that are left after something has been destroyed
: things (such as broken pieces and old objects) that are lying where they fell or that have been left somewhere because they are not wanted

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Jeopardy

Danger

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Sheer off

Change direction suddenly

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Shear off

Destroyed

Come down... ?

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Slum

Poor area of a city

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Dubious

Hezitated

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Aboriginals

The original and native Americans and australians

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Interstellar

Existing or occurring between stars

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Celestial

Of or related to sky

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Terrestrial

relating to or occurring on the earth
: living or growing on land instead of in water or air
: sending a broadcast signal from the Earth

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Comet

: an object in outer space that develops a long, bright tail when it passes near the sun

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Meteorologist

Meteorology : a science that deals with the atmosphere and with weather

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Prairie

a large, mostly flat area of land in North America that has few trees and is covered in grasses

North of america and south of canada

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Gaelic

of or relating to the Celtic people of Scotland and Ireland
: of or relating to the Celtic language of Scotland and Ireland

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Legislative

having the power to make laws
: relating to the making of laws

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Indicate

اشاره كردن به
نمايان ساختن

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Initiate

to cause the beginning of (something) : to start or begin (something)
: to formally accept (someone) as a member of a group or organization usually in a special ceremony
: to teach (someone) the basic facts or ideas about something

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Vague

not clear in meaning : stated in a way that is general and not specific