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Infinitesimal

Adj.
Exceedingly small; minute.

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Variegated

Adj.
Distinctly marked with different colors; diverse.

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Erratic

Adj.
Inconsistent, unpredictable.

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Venial

Adj.
Easily excused or forgiven.

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Zeal

N.
Intense passion or enthusiasm.
Adj.
Zealous;
N.
Zealot.

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Peer

N.
A person or thing of the same rank.

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Olfactory

Adj.
Relating to the sense of smell.

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Divulge

V.
To reveal or make known.

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Conducive

Adj.
Tending to bring about.

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Odyssey

N.
A long, adventurous journey.

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Negotiate

V.
To succeed in going over, coping with, or accomplishing.

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Submissive

Adj.
Willing to obey without resistance; docile.
V.
Submit.

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Encumber

V.
To burden or weigh down.
N.
Encumbrance.

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Endeavor

N.
A serious attempt or effort.
V.
Endeavor.

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Inextricable

Adj.
Incapable of being solved or untangled.

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Scruple

N.
A moral principle that restrains actions.

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Antediluvian

Adj.
Very old; outdated.

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Innate

Adj.
Possessed at birth; inborn.

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Hedonist

N.
Something who seeks only pleasure.
N.
Hedonism.

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Rote

N.
Mechanical memorization, often without full understanding.

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Byproduct

N.
A side-effect; something produced in the making of something else.

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Liable

Adj.
Legally obligated; likely (with reference to a Lin unfavorable outcome).

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August

Adj.
Inspiring awe or admiration; esp. because of high rank or character.

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Discreet

Adj.
Careful about what one says or does; circumspect; done, said, or placed so as to attract little notice.
N.
Discretion.

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Egregious

Adj.
Outstanding for undesirable qualities; remarkably bad.

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Benevolent

Adj.
Characterized by doing good.
N.
Benevolence.

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Idyllic

Adj.
Pleasing and simple.

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Preposterous

Adj.
Absurd; ridiculous; senseless; irrational.

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Sanction

V.
To face official approval to; to penalize for violating a moral principle or international law.

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Shirk

V.
To put off or avoid performing (a duty or responsibility).

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Insuperable

Adj.
Impossible to overcome.

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Forage

V.
To search for food or provisions.

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Hirsute

Adj.
Having excessive body hair.

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Rancorous

Adj.
Bitter and resentful.
N.
Rancor.

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Gruesome

Adj.
Causing horror; frightful and shocking.

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Strut

V.
To walk with a proud, arrogant bearing.

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Eulogy

N.
A speech or written tribute in praise of someone who had died.
V.
Eulogize.

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Leery

Adj.
Suspicious; distrustful.

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Laden

Adj.
Loaded; burdened; afflicted.

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Inalienable

Adj.
Not able to be taken away or transferred to others.

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Cleave

V.
To split with a sharp instrument; to cling.

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Annul

V.
To make void or invalid.

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Gregarious

Adj.
Seeking and enjoying the company of others; tending to move in a group.

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Entourage

N.
A group of attendants or followers.

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Pungent

Adj.
Sharp to the smell or taste.

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Decor

N.
A decorative style or scheme, as of a room.

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Benediction

N.
Blessing.

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Fervent

Adj.
Passionate; eager; earnest.
N.
Fervor.

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Jeopardy

N.
Risk of loss or injury; peril.

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Unassuming

Adj.
Modest; not pretentious.