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accidental

occurring by chance

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ache

have or give a dull, steady pain

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alphabet

system of symbols used in a language to indicate speech sounds

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anxious

eagerly wishing; uneasy, full of apprehension

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beautiful

having a quality that pleases very much, as in appearance, tone, attitude, etc.

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beloved

dearly loved

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comestible

something fit to be eaten

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fauna

the animals of a specified region and time

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flipper

broad, flat part or limb adapted for swimming, as in seals, turtles, and whales

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hierarchical

arranged by rank, class or importance

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hieroglyphics

pictures or symbols used by ancient Egyptians to represent a word or sound; something hard to read or understand

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incantation

the chanting of a magic formula

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invention

something thought up, or originated by experiment, such as a new device

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naughty

not behaving proberly; mishievous; disobedient; usually said of children

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notion

a vague thought; belief or opinion

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pachyderm

large, thick-skinned, goofed mammal, such as a rhinoceros, hippopotamus, or elephant; thick-skinned person

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prickle

small, sharply pointed growth; a thorn

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quarrel - v.

to have a heated dispute; to find fault; to break off a friendship

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resin

solid substance exuded from various plants and trees

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rude

discourteous; unmannerly

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scoop

take out as with a ladle or shovel

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slang

colloquial language outside of standard usage

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tortoise

turtle, exspecially one that lives on land; a kind of reptile with a shell

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tyke

small child, especially a lively or mischievous one

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vanish

disappear; pass suddenly fro sight