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1

The quality of being lively, spirited, or vigorous

Animation

2

A stopping, either temporarily or permanently

Cessation

3

A plan or scheme

Contrivance

4

Lack of self-confidence; timidity

Diffidence

5

Effort or desire to equal or surpass another

Emulation

6

Extreme annoyance or irritation, especially to the point of anger or frustration

Exasperation

7

A compelling false perception of objects or sensations which lack reality or external cause

Hallucination

8

The act of looking within oneself; of searching one’s conscience

Introspection

9

A rainbow like display of varying and shifting colors

Iridescence

10

Extravagant display intended to impress others or attract notice; vainglorious showiness

Ostentation

11

The act of proving the incorrectness or falsity or a statement

Refutation

12

Deep-seated aversion or antagonism; strong dislike

Repugnance

13

Spell the following out loud without looking:
Achievable
Achievement
Acquirable
Advisable
Advisement
Commencement
Duly
Hopeful
Likable
Likeness
Mileage
Noticeable
Organizing
Outrageous
Requirement

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