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Abhor

hateI abhor doing hours of homework.

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Bigot

narrow-minded, prejudiced personThe bigot group of students only hang out with their type.

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Counterfeit

fake; falseCriminals use counterfeits throughout the world.

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Enfranchise

give voting rightsWomen were given the right to enfranchise after men.

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Hamper

hinder; obstructThe hot weather during the summer can hamper forest fires.

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Kindle

to start a fireThe campers made a kindle to roast marshmallows.

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Noxious

harmful; poisonous; lethalThe noxious volcanic gas spread quickly as the volcano exploded.

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Placid

calm; peacefulThe placid waves gently sweep over the sand.

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Remuneration

payment for work doneSalve did not receive remuneration.

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Talisman

lucky charmGigi's talisman is a red bracelet.

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Abrasive

rough; coarse; harshThe abrasive rope cut the players' hands as they played tug-a-war.

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Bilk

cheat; defraudThe student felt guilty after bilking on the test.

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Covert

hidden; undercoverFBI's hunt down criminals by being covert.

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Engender

causeThe engender of failing a test is not studying.

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Hangar

storage area (like garage) for a planeThe plane went to the hangar to park.

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Knotty

complex; difficult to solveThe knotty math problem got the whole class confused.

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Nuance

something subtle; a fine shade of meaning The character has many nuance characteristics.

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Plagiarism

taking credit for someone else's writing or ideasYou can be arrested for plagiarism in college.

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Reown

fameCelebrities have been renowned for a long time.

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Tangent

going off the main subjectMy group of friends always goes tangent when studying.