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1

Cuticle (n)

The nonliving epidermis that surrounds the fingernail or toenail.........


A manicurist pushed back the cuticle to paint the nail.

2

Deuce (adj)

Two.........

When you roll a two in dice, you roll a deuce.

3

Rural (adj)

Living in the country. .........

Their small town was very rural.

4

Prudently (adv)

Wise in practical affairs..........

She prudently decided to save her money to go on vacation.

5

Prurient (adj)

Characterized by lustful longing..........

The prurient man was unwelcome in their home.

6

Spurn (v)

To reject with disdain or scorn.........

She was known to spurn the advances of suitors.

7

Pyre (n)

A pile of wood for burning a dead body .........

They placed the dead body on the funeral pyre.

8

Antitype (n)

A foreshadowing by a type or symbol..........

Many New Testament events are prefigured in the Old Testament.

9

Cyst (n)

A closed bladder like sac formed in animal tissues.........

The doctor cut the cyst off his back.

10

Syntax (n)

The rules for the formation of grammatical sentences in a language. .........

You are often judged by your syntax.

11

Physic (n)

A medicine that purges. .........

She was given the physic so she would purge the toxins from her stomach.

12

Lymph (n)

The fluid like substance in the lymphatic system. It is used to clean out the immune system..........

The lymph nodes carry lymph throughout the body.

13

Syndicate (n)

A group of individuals or organizations combined or making a joint effort to undertake some specific duty or carry out specific transactions or negotiations:.........

The local furniture store is individually owned, but is part of a buying syndicate.

14

Embowel (v)

To remove the bowels..........

The convict was emboweled before he was hung.

15

Foundling (noun)

An infant or small child found abandoned; a child without a known parent or guardian..........


The foundling was left at the church door.