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1

Inception

Noun
The beginning of something.
The inception of the mans career made him more mature.
The inception of the meeting had started so we had to sit down.

2

Incipient

Adjective
In its early stages; beginning
A soar thirst and a runny nose are the symptoms of an incipient cold
The incipient of the project just started

3

Annihilate

Verb
To destroy completely
I annihilated the ice cream because it was so good.
I annihilated the burger cause I was so hungry

4

Nihilism

Noun
The rejection of religious or moral beliefs
The man at the door was nihilism, he didn't accept my religion.
I didn't like the man because he was nihilism, he was mean.

5

Negate

Verb
To disprove
Columns voyage to the new world negated the theory that the earth was flat
The negated me cause I thought that the winter team would win.

6

Renegade

Noun
One who leaves a group, cause, faith, and outlaw.
the renegade went away form everyone.
When I lost the lectionaries, I was a renegade and stayed away from anyone cause I was sad.

7

Vacuous

Adjective
Empty, especially of meaning or purpose.
The story was vacuous he had to re-write it.
Her emotions were vacuous during the play, she wasn't very good.

8

Vanity

Noun
Excessive pride in one self
The vanity of the loser was very high, he was very conceit.
The loser of the game had a lot of vanity, he did not congratulate me.

9

Vault

Verb
To brag about
The winners vaunted to me so I pushed him and we got in a fight.
The winners did not vault so I congratulated them.

10

Aperture

Noun
An opening, especially one that admits light.
The photographer adjusted the aperture of the lens in more light.
The photographer forgot to adjust the aperture.

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Overt

Adjective
Done or shown openly
The man was overt about him giving money to charity.
The proposal was overt cause it was in public.