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deliberate

verb.

to consider something carefully and in detail

ex:
the jury had to DELIBERATE before they made their decision

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flabbergasted

adjective.

amazed or astonished completely

ex:
she was FLABBERGASTED by his response to her dilemma

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scorch

verb.

to burn the surface of something

ex:
the man was inexperienced and SCORCHED his shirt

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apprehensive

adjective.

afraid that something bad will happen

ex:
jonas was APPREHENSIVE in The Giver

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cower

verb.

to cringe or move backward in fear

ex:
the children are COWERING in fear

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concede

verb.

to admit or acknowledge something

ex:
never never EVER give up

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pique

verb.

arouse someone's interest

do these pictures PIQUE your interest

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regal

adjective.

royal; especially grand

ex:
the REGAL objects are impressive

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convene

verb.

to call people together for a formal meeting

ex:
rocket planes engineering team CONVENES a meeting in late 2004

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ferocious

adjective.

very fierce or savage

ex:
FEROCIOUS animals tend to be very scary