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to make stronger, larger, greater, louder, or the like

amplify

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a temporary peace, halt in fighting

armistice

3

haughty, too convinced of one's own importance

arrogant

4

gentle, soothing, mild

bland

5

lacking interest or taste

bland

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to deny interest in or connection with

disclaim

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to give up all claim to

disclaim

8

a distinct period of time, age

epoch

9

to drift apart or become unfriendly

estrange

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to cause such a separation

estrange

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to remove or keep at a distance

estrange

12

to please, satisfy

gratify

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to indulge or humor

gratify

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exceedingly great, inexhaustible, without limit, endless

infinite

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an incalculable number, the concept of infinity

infinite

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a name for God

infinite

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easily made angry, hot tempered

irascible

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a person's relatives

kindred

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a family relationship

kindred

20

related by blood

kindred

21

like, similar

kindred

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innocent, unsophisticated, showing lack of worldly knowledge and experience

naive

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a decorative recess in a wall

niche

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a suitable place or position for a person or thing

niche

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to blot our completely, destroy utterly

obliterate

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appearing ready to collapse, loose and shaky

ramshackle

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to search or examine thoroughly

ransack

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to rob, plunder

ransack

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unthinking routine or repetition, a fixed or mechanical way of doing something

rote

30

based on a mechanical routine

rote

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able to meet one's financial obligations

solvent

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having the power to dissolve other solutions

solvent

33

a liquid used to dissolve other substances

solvent

34

something that solves, explains, eliminates, or softens

solvent

35

long and tiresome

tedious

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a person who sells something

vendor

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s for amplify

increase, augment, fill out, supplement

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s for armistice

cease fire

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s for arrogant

high handed, overbearing, presumptuous

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s for bland

dull, insipid

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s for disclaim

disavow, repudiate

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s for estrange

part company, alienate

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s for gratify

delight

44

s for infinite

unlimited, boundless

45

s for irascible

irritable, quarrelsome, cantankerous

46

s for kindred

kin, relations

47

s for naive

green, wet behind the ears

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s for niche

nook, alcove

49

s for obliterate

wipe out, erase, efface

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s for ramshackle

rickety, unsteady, run down, dilapidated

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s for ransack

rummage, scour

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s for solvent

financially sound, in the black

53

s for tedious

boring, monotonous

54

s for vendor

peddler, hawker, dealer

55

a for amplify

lessen, diminish, abbreviate, shorten

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a for arrogant

meek, humble, modest, unassuming

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a for bland

harsh, irritating, pungent, spicy, piquant

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a for disclaim

admit, avow, confess

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a for estrange

bring together, reunite, reconcile

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a for gratify

disappoint, dissatisfy, frustrate, thwart

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a for infinite

limited, restricted, measurable

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a for irascible

even tempered

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a for kindred

unlike, dissimilar, contrasting

64

a for naive

sophisticated, knowing, urbane, suave, blase

65

a for obliterate

foster, promote, create

66

a for ramshackle

well built, well maintained, shipshape, trim

67

a for ransack

spot check

68

a for solvent

bankrupt, in the red

69

a for tedious

stimulating, interesting, short and sweet

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a for vendor

buyer, purchaser, customer