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(of a smell) to move with air (v)

waft

2

used in most cases; common (adj)

customary

3

well-respected and recognized (adj)

established

4

foremost; utmost (adj)

paramount

5

most common; widespread (adj)

prevalent

6

to motivate (v)

prompt

7

to extract; to obtain (information etc.)

elicit

8

to cause (v)

provoke

provocation (n)
provocative (adj)

9

to make; to create (v)

produce

production (n)
product (n)
productivity (n)
productive (adj)

10

drinkable (adj)

potable

11

clear; see-through (adj)

transparent

Opp.: opaque

12

consecrated; sacred (adj)

sanctified

13

cleansed; sanitized (adj)

purified

14

fondness (n)

partiality

15

drawback; burden (n)
(metaphorically, figuratively speaking)

liability

16

proneness; susceptibility (n)

tendency

17

difficulty; obstuction (n)

hindrance

18

ambition; motivation (n)
(metaphorically, figuratively speaking)

drive

19

strength; vividness (n)

intensity

20

energy; strength (n)

force

21

strength; potency (n)

power

powerful (adj)

22

just; fair (adj)

equitable

Opp.: inequitable

23

detached (adj)

uninvolved

24

indistinct; undefined (adj)

neutral

25

unbiased; objective (adj)

impartial

26

a small movement back and forth (n)

shake

27

a smallo earthquake (n)

tremor

28

shudder; tremble (n)

shiver

29

a trembling sound in the voice (n)

quaver

30

long-lasting; persistent (adj)

chronic

31

used in most cases; familiar (adj)

customary

32

repeated (adj)

recurring

33

a bad dream that you have over and over again (phr)

recurring nightmare

34

usual; typical (adj)

habitual

35

void; not officially accepted (adj)

invalid

Opp.: valid

36

wrong; inaccurate (adj)

incorrect

Opp.: correct

37

wrong; misguided (adj)

mistaken

38

imperfect (adj)

amiss

39

(sth) is not quite right with a situation (phr)

(sth) is amiss

40

to tie; to fasten (v)

lace

41

to cross threads to make materials using a special machine (v)

weave

weaver (n)

42

to make clothes out of threads of wool (v)

knit

43

to twist thing together (v)

entwine

44

to wind a cassette backwards (v)

rewind

45

to move a car backwards (v)

reverse

reversal (n)

46

to start anew (v)

resume

resumption (n)

47

to go back (v)

return

48

to make (sth) curved (v)

bend

49

to oscillate from side to side (v)

swing

50

to know I will probably fail but not give up what I am doing (phr)

go down swinging

51

to move sideways or back and forth (v)

sway

52

to bend slightly to one side; to slant (v)

lean

53

a large company (n)

corporation

54

to gain (benefits, rewards, etc.) (v)

reap

55

to have bad things happen to you if you inflict bad thing on others (phr)

reap what you sow

56

a feeling of shame and embarrassment (n)

humiliation

humiliating (adj)
humiliated (adj)

57

fitting a piece of equipment somewhere (n)

installation