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assign

select something or someone for a specific purpose

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axle

a shaft on which a wheel rotates

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bristle

a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament)

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cabinet

a cupboard-like repository or piece of furniture with doors and shelves and drawers

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calculator

a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations

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ceiling

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celery

stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning

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cemetery

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channel

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chorus

a group of people assembled to sing together

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circle

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citizen

a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community

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clearance

permission to proceed

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climb

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clothe

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colony

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comfort

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comical

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coming

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compass

navigational instrument for finding directions

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competition

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concern

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condition

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confirm

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conscious

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constant

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construct

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creator

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creature

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crocodile

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crouton

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currency

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curtain

hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

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curtain

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customer

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cycle

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damage

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dandruff

a condition in which white scales of dead skin are shed by the scalp

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decay

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decide

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define

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delight

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delighted

greatly pleased

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designer

someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)

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desirable

worth having or seeking or achieving

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destination

the ultimate goal for which something is done

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detrimental

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devotion

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dignify

to make noble or proper

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dirty

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disappear

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discover

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disguise

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dishonest

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distance

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disuse

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dominant

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eager

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eavesdrop

to listen secretly to a private conversation

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echoes

Sound waves that are reflected by internal structures back to the transducer

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education

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eighth

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empty

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encourage

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entertain

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environs

the area in which something exists or lives

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envision

imagine

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episode

film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie

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equal

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exactly

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excel

to be exceptionally good in an activity or subject

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exert

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exhale

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exist

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extravagant

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eyelet

fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

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facility

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famous

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fashion

the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior

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fasten

make tight or tighter

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faucet

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feather

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feature

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ferret

domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits

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ferryboat

a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule

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fertile

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feud

a bitter quarrel between two parties

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fiction

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flannel

a soft light woolen fabric

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foreground

the part of a scene that is near the viewer

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forever

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fortification

to strengthen

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fortnight

14 days

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fragile

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fragrance

a distinctive odor that is pleasant

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friction

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frugal

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fruit

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fuel

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funnel

a conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small end

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furious

marked by extreme anger

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gallant

unflinching in battle or action

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galley

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giddiness

being lightheartedly silly

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gnash

grind together, of teeth

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grateful

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group

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guard

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guardian

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guest

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guide

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guitar

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hamlet

a settlement smaller than a town

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handle

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health

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healthy

having or indicating good health in body or mind

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heart

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hearthrob

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heavily

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helmet

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heroic

showing extreme courage

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holy

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hoping

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household

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humane

kind, merciful

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hydrant

a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks

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idea

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ignite

cause to start burning

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increase

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industry

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infectious

caused by infection or capable of causing infection

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infinity

time without end

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innocent

free from evil or guilt

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intruder

Someone who disturbs another person without permission

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invention

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jealous

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journal

a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations

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junction

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junior

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kerchief

a square scarf that is folded into a triangle and worn over the head or about the neck

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kindergarten

a class for children four to six years of age that prepares them for elementary school

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kindness

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kitten

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knowingly

with full knowledge and deliberation

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laborer

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lamb

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language

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laser

an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation

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lawful

authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law

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lawyer

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leather

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letterhead

a sheet of stationery with name and address of the organization printed at the top

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level

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lightning

the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash)

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linear

of or in or along or relating to a line

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linen

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listener

someone who listens attentively

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locket

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lumber

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magic

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magical

possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers

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magnate

a very wealthy or powerful businessman

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maimed

having a part of the body crippled or disabled

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manageable

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management

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marshmallow

spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugar

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mayor

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meanwhile

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medallion

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medicinal

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melon

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memorable

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mention

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metal

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meteor

(astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies that hits the earth's atmosphere

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meter

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midriff

(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities

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mightily

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minister

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mitten

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monetary

relating to or involving money

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money

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mortar

used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall

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motor

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mountain

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multitude

a large gathering of people

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munchkin

An extremely short person

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murmur

make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

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music

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narrate

narrate or give a detailed account of

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nature

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navigator

the ship's officer in charge of navigation

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necessity

anything indispensable

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neckwear

articles of clothing worn about the neck

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nectar

fruit juice especially when undiluted

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neither

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nickel

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niece

a daughter of your brother or sister

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notorious

widely and unfavorably known

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novice

one who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience

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oasis

a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)

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officer

any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command

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omission

something that has been left out

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optimism

A feeling of hope or cheerfulness

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option

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overrule

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oxygen

gas that enters the blood through the lungs and travels to the heart to be pumped via arteries to all body cells

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pardon

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partner

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passenger

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patriot

one who loves and defends his or her country

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peekaboo

a game played with young children

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penalty

the act of punishing

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penguin

short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers

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perfect

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perhaps

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personal

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pickle

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picture

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plantation

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plastic

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pleasure

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poach

cook in a simmering liquid

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pocket

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police

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pollution

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popular

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posture

characteristic way of bearing one's body

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precious

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preferable

more desirable than another

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preferred

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prejudice

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prepay

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preschool

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prevail

prove superior

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prism

optical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz

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procedure

a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

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proceed

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produce

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professor

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pronounce

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propel

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property

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protect

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provide

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quaint

strange in an interesting or pleasing way

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quarrel

an angry dispute

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quarterback

the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team

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quartet

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quench

satisfy (thirst)

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racial

of or related to genetically distinguished groups of people

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railway

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ransom

money demanded for the return of a captured person

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reason

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receive

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recess

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recitation

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reckon

expect, believe, or suppose

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record

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reduce

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reduction

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reign

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reply

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retrieve

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reversible

capable of reversing or being reversed

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reward

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rhinestone

an imitation diamond made from rock crystal or glass or paste

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route

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sable

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salary

the money paid for employee services

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salute

an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat

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satchel

Luggage consisting of a small case with a flat bottom and (usually) a shoulder strap

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scene

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scent

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section

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sensibility

mental responsiveness and awareness

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serenely

in a peacefully serene manner

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shoulder

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significance

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similar

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simplicity

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sinus

any of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull

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sleight

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slogan

a favorite saying of a sect or political group

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socket

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soup

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speedy

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square

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squirrel

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staff

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stamina

enduring strength and energy

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station

a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose

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stellar

being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars

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stolen

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stomach

an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal

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stranger

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stroll

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subject

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suit

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supply

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supporter

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sweater

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talons

claws of a bird of prey

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teachable

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televise

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temper

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terrific

extraordinarily good

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territory

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texture

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theater

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therapy

(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)

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thermos

a container that is used to keep things warm, such as your soup; a double-walled container that keeps things warm

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thorax

part of an insect's body that bears the wings and legs

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though

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thread

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tidal

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tissue

a part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function

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total

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toward

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treachery

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treatment

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triple

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triumph

a successful ending of a struggle or contest

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ugliness

qualities that do not give pleasure to the senses

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umbrella

having the function of uniting a group of similar things

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uncouth

awkward, clumsy, or unmannerly

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uniform

clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification

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unify

join or combine

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useful

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vacant

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vain

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valiant

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veil

a garment that covers the head and face

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veil

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vein

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victory

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virtue

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visibility

capability of providing a clear unobstructed view

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visual

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volcano

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warrior

someone engaged in or experienced in warfare

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wealth

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weasel

small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck

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weather

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weird

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whittle

to carve or to shape wood into shapes

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wilderness

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windy

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wounded

suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle

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wren

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wrench

a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt

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wrestle

the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat

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wriggle

to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

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wring

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wrist

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writer

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yearning

a great desire to have something that you may never be able to get

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yippee

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yoga

a system of exercises practiced as part of the Hindu discipline to promote control of the body and mind