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abound

to be present in great quantity

abundance

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afoot

in progress

2

airtight

perfect without weakness

3

amity

friendship


amnesty

4

apprehend

to catch and take into custody
to understand

school

5

arbiter

one who settles a dispute

6

avert

to avoid

avert your eyes

7

bid

to make an offer

to order or command

biddie

8

brace

to support

9

breadth

how broad something is


breast

10

byway

side road.


not the highway

11

candid

honest open outspoken


like someone who takes a candid photo

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censure

to criticize harshly to blame

c in criticize

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chronic

constant

chronic pain

14

complacent

self satisfied smug

compliments

15

confectioner

maker of candy

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connoisseur

expert

fancy

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contour

curve shape

contour lines

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cordial

polite friendly


cordially invited

19

consequential

important
resulting

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criterion

factor or quality used to judge something

criteria

21

cumulative

including everything from the beginning

22

dabble

to take a mild interest in something

23

decode

to translate a code into understandable language

24

deflate

to remove air from something
to erase

25

demote

to lower in rank

promote

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dignity

honor

27

directory

a book of name addresses etc

28

discipline

ability to practice regularly
to punish

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discourse

speech conversation

30

discriminate

to notice differences

31

dishearten

to discourage

32

dismay

sadness
disappointment

33

disrepute

having a bad reputation

rep

34

distant

unfriendly

35

document

to support with evidence

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dynamics

the study of motion (physics)

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eccentric

strange

unusual in an interesting way

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egoist

one who pays to much attention to themselves

ego

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embrace

to hug
to accept

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emotive

emotional

emo

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endow

to give a talent or quality to someone
to give money to something (institution)

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enlighten

to inform to make clear

43

entity

object, thing
living being

44

equilibrium

balance

45

evade

to escape from
to avoid

void, case

46

exhibitionist

one who enjoys to show off

has a lot of exhibitions

47

extravagance

wasteful spending

48

fabricate

to create
to lie

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far fetched

unbelievable

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flourish

to grow to be successful

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forethought

thinking beforehand

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fragment

n. a broken piece

53

fraudulent

fake

54

glutton

one who eats too much

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grandiose

magnificent
showy

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gregarious

sociable , friendly

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grove

small forest or field of trees

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guzzle

to drink quickly

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habitable

fit to be lived in

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hangar

shelter for planes

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haze

fog, mist

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hibernation

in animals, the state of sleeping through the winter
inactivity

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hurl

to throw forcefully

64

hypothesis

assumption, possible explanation

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amass

to collect a lot of

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belittle

to criticize