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Assurance

A pledge
Freedom from doubt
Self confidence
(N)

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Asylum

An institution for the care of children elderly people
A place of safety
(N)

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Console

The keyboard of an organ (v)
A control panel for an electrical or mechanical device (n)

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Dross

Refuse
Waste products(n)

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Dwindle

To lesson
Dimish(v)

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Flippant

Lacking in seriousness
Disrespect
Saucy (adj)

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Immunity

Resistance to disease
Freedom from some charge or obligation
(N)

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Institute

(V) To establish, set up
Organization that promotes learning (n)

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Liability

A debt
Something disadvantages
(N)

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Preposterous

Ridiculous
Sence less. (Adj)

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Pugnacious

Quarrelsome
Fond of fighting(adj)

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Rabid

Furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme; mad; infected with rabies (adj)

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Realm

(n) a kingdom; a region or field of study

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Rejuvenate

(V) to make young again
To make like new

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Remunerate

(V) reward, pay, reimburse

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Sparse

(Adj) meanger, scrant; scattered

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Sterling

(Adj) genuine, excellent, made of silver standard fineness

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Venture

(N) a risky or during undertaking
(V) to expose to danger; to date

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Warp

(V) to twist out of shape
(N) an abnormality

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Dilate

(V) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon