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Peer

A person who is equal to another in abilities, qualifications, age, background, and social status

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Revivify

To restore to life; give new life to; revive; reanimate

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Par [pair, peer]

Equal

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Mord, mors

Bite

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Anim

Life, spirit, mind, soul

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Vit, viv

Live

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Vitality

Capacity to live or grow

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Mordant

Sharply caustic or sarcastic; biting

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Para, par [pair]

Prepare, ward off

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Morb

Illness

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Immortal

Not mortal; not liable or subject to death; undying

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Insomnia

Inability to obtain sufficient sleep; difficulty in falling or staying asleep; sleeplessness

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Dormant

Lying asleep or as if asleep; inactive; torpid

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Morality

Conformity to the rules of right conduct; moral or virtuous conduct

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Magnanimous

High-minded, noble

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Morbific

Causing disease

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Apparatus

Any complex instrument or mechanism for a specific purpose

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Torpid

Inactive or sluggish

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Parity

Equality, as in amount, status, or character

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Somn

Sleep; dream

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Dorm

Sleep

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Mort

Death

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Torp

Stupor, numbness

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Animation

Animated quality; liveliness, vivacity, spirit

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Viviparous

Bringing forth living young rather than eggs

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Mor

Custom

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Cordial

Sincere; heartfelt

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Expedite

To speed up the process of; hasten

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Multiped

Having many feet

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Dentate

Having a toothed margin or toothlike projections or processes

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Cap, cip, capt

Take

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Cord

Heart

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Capit, cipit

Head

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Corporation

Any group of persons united or regarded as united in one body

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Digital

Of or pertaining to a digit or finger

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Reincarnation

Rebirth of the soul in a new body

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Mandate

An authoritative order or command

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Reception

The act of taking into one's possession

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Carnivorous

Flesh-eating

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Dent

Tooth

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Incipient

Beginning to exist or appear; in the initial stage

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Digit

Finger, toe

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Manual

Of or pertaining to the hand or hands

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Corporal

Of the human body; bodily; physical

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Capital

Any source of profit, advantage, power, etc.

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Corpor

Body

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Manu

Hand

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Consanguinity

Relationship by descent from a common ancestor; kinship

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Ped

Foot

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Mand, mend

Entrust, order

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Carn

Flesh

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Sanguine

Blood

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Fatu

Foolish

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Fig, fix, -fy

Fasten; pierce

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Assemble

To bring together or gather into one place, company, body, or whole

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Discriminate

To note or observe a difference

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Fing, fig, fict

Form; shape; invent; imagine

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Sens, sent

Feel; be aware

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Sag

Shrewd; wise

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Far

Divine law

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Sensitive

Endowed with sensation; having perception through the senses

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Fa, fat, fess

Speak

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Simil, simul, sembl

Together; likeness

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Omniscient

Having complete or unlimited knowledge, awareness, or understanding

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Quasihistorical

Resembling that of, pertaining to, or characteristic of history or past events

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Fatuous

Foolish or inane, especially in an unconscious, complacent manner

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Fac, fact, fect, -fic, -fy

Do; make; cause

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Simulate

To assume or have the appearance or characteristics of

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Discern

To distinguish mentally; recognize as distinct or different

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Fiction

Something feigned, invented, or imagined

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Prefix

Something put before or in front

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Non-, ne- (rarely, neg-)

Not

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Quasi-

As if; seemingly

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Cern, cert, cret

Sift; separate; distinguish; decide

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Insipid

Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities

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Affable

Pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to

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Nefarious

Extremely wicked or villainous

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Crim, crimin

Judgement; accusation; crime

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Sagacious

Having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense

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Sci

Know

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Factory

A building or group of buildings with facilities for the manufacture of goods

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Sap, sip

Taste; discern; be wise

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Vid, vis

See

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Invisible

Not visible; not perceptible by the eye

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Divid, divis

Separate

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Teg, tect

Cover

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Plumb-

Lead

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Tang, ting, tag, tig, tact

Touch

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Aud, audit

Hear

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Aural

Of or pertaining to the ear or the sense of hearing

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Palp

Feel; touch

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Audible

Capable of being heard

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Argent

Like silver; silvery white

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Tacit

Unvoiced or unspoken

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Aureate

Golden or gilded

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Oculist

A doctor of medicine specializing in diseases, function, and anatomy of the eye

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Disgust

A strong distaste; nausea; loathing

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Gust

Taste

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Expect

To anticipate the occurrence or coming of

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Ferr-

Iron

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-fer, -ferrous

Bear; carry; produce

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Aur

Ear

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Tac, tic

Silent

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Argent-

Silver

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Ocul

Eye

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Spec, spic, spect

Look at; examine

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Indivisible

Not separable into parts; incapable of being divided

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Ger, gest

Bear; carry

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Impalpable

Incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch

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Detective

Serving to uncover the existence of

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Ingest

To take, as in food, into the body

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Ferriferous

Producing or yielding iron

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Aur-

Gold

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Tangible

Capable of being touched

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Veracity

Conformity to truth or fact; accuracy

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Vor

Eat

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Virile

Of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a man

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Pauci-

Few

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Multilingual

Dealing with of involving several or many languages

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Supersonic

Greater than the speed of sound waves through air

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Lingu

Language; tongue

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Verb

Words

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Vir

Man

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Verbose

Characterized by the use of many or too many words

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Langu

Faint; weary

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Brev-

Short

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Virtuoso

A person who has special skill or knowledge in a field

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Elongate

To increase in length

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Languid

Lacking in vigor or vitality; Slack or slow

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Voracity

The condition or quality of consuming or craving large quantities of food

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Lingual

Pertaining to languages

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Paucity

Smallness of quantity; scarcity

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Ver

Truth

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Verity

The state or quality of being true

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Long-

Long

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Verbal

Of or pertaining to words

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Virtu

Strength; virtue

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Multi-

Many

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Omnivorous

Eating all kinds of food indiscriminately

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Omni-

All

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Son

Sound

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Brevity

Shortness in time or duration

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Malediction

Curse

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Vocal

Of, pertaining to, or uttered with the voice

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Garrulous

Excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner

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Equity

The quality of being fair or impartial

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Loquacious

Characterized by excessive talk

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Mal-

Bad; ill

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Benign

Showing or expressive of gentleness or kindness

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Duc, duct

Lead

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Magn-

Great; large

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Soli-, sol-

Alone; only

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Ben-, bon-

Good; well

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Garrul

Chatter, talk

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Dic, dict

Say, speak; assert

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Dica, dicat

Proclaim; set apart

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Dedicate

To set aside or assign to a specific function, task, or purpose

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Voc, vok

Voice; call

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Introduce

To bring to first knowledge or experience of something

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Equ

Equal, fair

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Magniloquence

Use of extravagant language

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Benediction

An utterance of good wishes

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Soliloquy

The act of speaking while or as if alone

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Iniquity

A gross injustice or wickedness

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Loc, locat

Place

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Equality

Correspondence in quality, degree, value, rank, or ability

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Loqu, locut

Speak

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Predict

To declare or tell in advance

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Location

A place or situation occupied