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abrasive

rough

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accord

agreement

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adverse

opposing; unfavorable

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agony

extreme pain

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akin

similar to

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allot

to give out; to allocate

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anticipate

to expect
to provide for in advance

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appeal

attractiveness
to request

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appropriate

proper
to set aside
to seize(take possession of)

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arbitrary

Random

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ascertain

to find out by making inquiries

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barren

infertile

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benchmark

a standard for measuring something

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bonanza

huge, unexpected profit

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burly

muscular

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capacity

available space

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chronicle

story

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cliche

overused phrase

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compatible

able to get along well together

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complementary

completing
going well together

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composite

made up of separate parts

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constituents

parts of a whole
voters

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contemporary

of the same time
present

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contract

to shorten
to shrink

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conversion

change

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correspondence

similarity
communication

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critic

one who makes unfavorable comments
reviewer

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deflect

to block to shield from
to push off to the side

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deliberate

carefully considered and planned
intentional

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deplete

to use up
to exhaust the supply of