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Abridge (v)

To shorten

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Accessible (adj)

Available; ready for use

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Allusion (n)

An indirect reference, often to a character or theme found in some work of literature

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Antidote (n)

A remedy that counteracts the effects of poison

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Aspire (v)

To work toward or to have a goal

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Autonomous (adj)

Independent

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Avid (adj)

Showing enthusiasm; ardent

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Candor (n)

Honesty, sincerity

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Coalesce (v)

To have different opinions join together; fuse; converge

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Cynical (adj)

Believing that all others are motivated by self-interest

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Deride (v)

To mock contemptuously

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Gratify (v)

To please or indulge

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Hamper (v)

To hinder; to prevent something from happening

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Hardy (adj)

Healthy and strong; robust

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Homogeneous (adj)

Of the same kind; alike; uniform

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Illusion (n)

Something unreal that gives the appearance of being real; misconception

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Imprudent (adj)

Careless; rash

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Impudent (adj)

Rude; disrespectful

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Indigenous (adj)

Native; originating in a specific country or region

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Indigent (adj)

Poor; impoverished; needy

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Indignant (adj)

Angry; resentful

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Integrity (n)

Holding firmly to values, such as honesty; completeness

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Intimate (v)

To suggest; to hint at

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Intimidate (v)

To frighten; to coerce into action

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Intrepid (adj)

Fearless; brave

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Linger (v)

To hang around; to stay

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Lofty (adj)

Very high; towering; grand or noble

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Mock (v)

To make fun of; to imitate

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Nurture (v)

To care for, to nourish

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Obscure (adj)

Hard to understand; abstract

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Obtuse (adj)

Stupid; not clear or precise

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Opportunist (n)

A person who seeks self-gain even at the expense of others

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Ponderous (adj)

Very heavy or bulky; dull or lifeless

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Proximity (n)

Nearness in time, location, relation

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Querulous (adj)

Whining; complaining; quarrelsome

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Recount (v)

To tell a story

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Rigor (n)

Harshness; severity; strict adherence to standards

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Venerate (v)

To show deep respect for; to honor