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Infatuate

Be inspired with an intense and short lives passion.
Ex: having sex

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Spatial

Relating to space

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Molasses

Caramel

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Moccasins

A type of shoes with soft bottom

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Presumptuous

Adjective
(of a person or their behavior) Failing to observe the limits of what is permitted or appropriate.

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Confound

Verb
Cause surprise or confusion in (someone), esp. by acting against their expectations.
Perplex

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Scrutiny

Supervision

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Compote

Noun
Fruit preserved or cooked in syrup.
A dish consisting of fruit salad or stewed fruit.

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Abjure

To renounce or to turn your back in a belief or position you once held near and dear
Abjures the vegetarian life

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Acrimonious

Indignant

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Tome

A big book

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Aggrieved

Sad

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Confab

Conference

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Commensurate

Equal amount of adj

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Assiduous

Working hard 刻苦的

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Algorithm

a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem

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Sabbatical

Related to Vacation

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Voucher

Receipt

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Pandemonium

a state of extreme confusion and disorder

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Galvanize

stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock

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Contingent

Our plan is contingent on the weather condition

dependent for existence, occurrence, character, etc., on something not yet certain; conditional

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Reprieve

The judge reprieved his punishment due to his health concerns

to delay the impending punishment or sentence of (a condemned person).

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Debacle

This art work is a total debacle of modern arts

A complete failure

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Ravish

To rape

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Dyslexic

Hard to read or pronounce

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Vicar

牧师

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Livid

Extremely angry

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Unadorned

adj.
not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction: undecorated

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Rictus

a gaping grimace

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Tetchy

easily irritated or annoyed