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autonomous

ADJ. self governing

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ADJ. self governing

autonomous

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autopsy

N. examination of a dead body; postmortem

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N. examination of a dead body; postmortem

autopsy

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avarice

N. greediness for wealth

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N. greediness for wealth

avarice

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averse

ADJ. reluctant

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ADJ. reluctant

averse

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aversion

N. firm dislike

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N. firm dislike

aversion

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avert

V. prevent; turn aside

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V. prevent; turn aside

avert

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avid

ADJ. greedy; eager for

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ADJ. greedy; eager for

avid

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awe

N. solemn wonder

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N. solemn wonder

awe

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babble

V. chatter idly

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V. chatter idly

babble

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badger

V. pester; annoy; harass

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V. pester; annoy; harass

badger

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baffle

V. frustrate; perplex

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V. frustrate; perplex

baffle

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balk

V. foil or thwart; stop short; refuse to go on

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V. foil or thwart; stop short; refuse to go on

balk

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banal

ADJ. hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality

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ADJ. hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality

banal

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bane

N. cause of ruin; curse

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N. cause of ruin; curse

bane

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bastion

N. stronghood; something seen as a source of protection

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N. stronghood; something seen as a source of protection

bastion

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begrudge

v. resent

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V. resent

begrudge

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beguile

V. mislead or delude; cheat; pass time

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V. mislead or delude; cheat; pass time

beguile

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belie

V. contradict; give a false impression of

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V. contradict; give a false impression of

belie

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benefactor

N. gift giver; patron

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N. gift giver; patron

benefactor

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beneficial

ADJ. helpful; advantageous; useful

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ADJ. helpful; advantageous; useful

beneficial

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beneficiary

N. person entitled to benefitx or proceeds of an insurance policy or will

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N. person entitled to benefitx or proceeds of an insurance policy or will

beneficiary

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benevolent

ADJ. generous; charitable

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ADJ. generous; charitable

benevolent

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benign

ADJ. kindly; favorable; not malignant

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ADJ. kindly; favorable; not malignant

benign

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bestial

ADJ. beastlike; brutal

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ADJ. beastlike; brutal

bestial

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bestow

V. confer

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V. confer

bestow

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betray

V. be unfaithful; reveal (unconsciously or unwillingly)

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V. be unfaithful; reveal (unconsciously or unwillingly)

betray

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biased

ADJ. slanted; prejudiced

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ADJ. slanted; prejudiced

biased

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bizarre

ADJ. fantastic; violently contrasting

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ADJ. fantastic; violently contrasting

bizarre

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bland

ADJ. soothing; mild; dull

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ADJ. soothing; mild; dull

bland

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blandishment

N. flattery

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N. flattery

blandishments

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blare

N. loud; harsh roar; screech

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N. loud; harsh roar; screech

blare

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blasphemy

N. irreverence; sacrilege; cursing

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N. irreverence; sacrilege; cursing

blasphemy