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Levity

Buoyancy, lightness

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Promiscuous

Characterized by frequent & indiscriminate changes in ones sexual partners

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Omnibus

Covering many things at once; collection

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Mortuary

Funeral home

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Tortuous

Winding

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Senescent

Beginning to show signs of old age

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Adversary

Opponent

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Allude

To hint at

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Clamorous

Vociferous

(What does this mean)

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Semicentennial

Every 50 years

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Conference

Consultation; meeting

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Stringent

Rigid; constricted

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Senile

Old

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Extortion

Theft

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Proclaim

Announce

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Omniscient

All-knowing

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Contortionist

Gymnast

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Mortician

Undertaker

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Semiannual

Twice a year

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Omnipresence

Universality

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Anniversary

Birthday

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Mortify

Humiliate

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Illusion

Fantasy

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Miscellaneous

Consisting of members or elements of different kinds; of mixed character

Having various qualities, aspects or subjects

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Restict

Confine or keep within limits

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Versatile

Having or capable of many uses

Variable or changeable

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Omnipotent

Almighty or infinite power (God)

Great or unlimited authority or power

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Vociferous

Crying out noisily; clamorous

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Elusive

Hard to express or define

Cleverly or skillfully evasive

Difficult to find

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Diversion

Diverting or turning aside from course or purpose

Distraction from business, etc; recreation; a pastime

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Alleviate

To make easier to endure; lesson; mitigate

"Alleviate pain..."

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Mortified

To humiliate or shame

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Semisweet

Somewhat sweet

(Semisweet chocolate)