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Reincarnation

The rebirth of a soul in a new body
A person or animal in Whom a particular soul is believed to have been reborn
A new version of something from the past

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Remove

Take something away it off from the position occupied
Take off
Change ones home or place of residence by moving
Eliminate of get rid of
Dismiss from a job or office
Be distant from
Be very different from
Separated by a particular number of steps of descent

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Ordinary

With no special or distinctive features, normal
(Esp of a judge or bishop) exercising authority by virtue of office and not by delegation

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Propriety

The state of quality of confirming to conventionally accepted standards of behavior or morals
The details or rules of behavior conventionally considered to be correct
The condition of being right, appropriate, or fitting

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Science

The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study if the structure and behavior or the physical and natural world through observation and experiment
A particular area if this
A systematically organized body of knowledge on a particular subject
Knowledge of any kind

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Detriment

The state if being harmed or damaged
A cause of harm or damage

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Monster

An imaginary creature that is typically large, ugly, and frightening
An inhumanly cruel or wicked person
Often a person, typically a child, who is rude or badly behaved
Of a thing or animal that is excessively or dauntingly large
A congenitally malformed or mutant animal or plant

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Monocle

A single eyeglass, kept in position by the muscles around the eye

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Impulsive

Acting or done without forethought
Acting as an impulse

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Insult

v. Speak or treat with disrespect or scornful
n. A disrespectful or scornfully abusive remark or action.
a thing so worthless or contemptible as to be offensive
An event or occurrence that causes damage to a tissue or organ

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Subterranean

Existing, occurring, or done under the earth's surface
Secret, concealed

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Vitamin

Any of a group of organic compounds that are essential for normal growth and nutrition and are required in small quantities in the diet because they cannot be synthesized by the body

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Vivacious

Lively

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Prescience

Foreknowledge

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Carnality

Worldly, materially

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Terrestrial

Of the land

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Motif

Recurrent theme

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Primordial

Original, earliest

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Ocular

Pertaining to the eye

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Appropriate

Fitting

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Salient

Prominent

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Remonstrate

Protest

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Contrition

Penitence

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Repulse

Drive back, repel

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Omniscient

Knowing everything

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Vivisection

The practice of performing operations on live animals for the purpose of experimentation or scientific research (used only by ppl who are opposed to such work)
Ruthlessly sharp and detailed criticism or analysis

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Mediterranean

adj. Of or characteristic of the Mediterranean Sea, the countries bordering it, or their inhabitants
Of a persons complexion thematically dark, as is common in some Mediterranean countries
n. The Mediterranean Sea or the countries bordering it
A native country bordering on the Mediterranien

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Carnivore

An animal that feeds on flesh
Zoology a mammal of the order Carnivora

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Binoculars

An optical instrument with a lense for each eye, used for viewing distant objects

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Exordium

The beginning or introductory part, esp of a Discourse or treatise

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Compulsive

Resulting from or relating to an irresistible urge, esp. one that is against ones conscious sides
Acting as a result of am it restive irge
Irresistibly interesting or exciting; compelling

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Terrain

A stretch of land esp with regard to its physical features
fault-bounded area or region with a distinctive stratigraphy, structure, and geological history

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Carnage

The killing of a large number of people

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Assailant

A person who physically attacks another

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Mobile

Able to move or be moved freely or easily
Accommodated in a vehicle so as to travel around and serve various places
Equipped and prepared to move quickly to any place it is needed
Of or relating to cellular phones, handheld computers, and similair technology
Able or willing to move easily or freely between occupations, places of residence, or social classes

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Trite

Overused and consequently of little import; lacking originality or freshness