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Vexations

State of being worried or annoyed

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Wallow

To spend time experiencing or enjoying something without making any effort

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Illicit

Unlawful or illegal

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Amiable

Friendly and pleasant

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Compromise

Way of reaching an agreement when someone gives something when ending an argument

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Contemptuous

Feeling or showing deep hatred and disapproval

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Contentious

Liking or willing to argue

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Cootie

Type of small insect that lives in hair

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Cracklin bread

Southern dish that consists of corn bread

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Diminutive

Word that indicates something is small

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Disapprobation

Strong disapproval

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Discernible

Able to be detected with eyes

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Dispensation

Permission to break a law or official promise you have made

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Dose

Amount of medicine, drug, or vitamin that is taken at one time

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Magnesia

Anti-acid, laxative

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Eddy

Circular movement of air and water

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Erratic

Acting, moving, or changing in ways not expected

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Flinty

Not soft or gentle in manner or appearance

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Fractious

Causing trouble

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Gravely

Very serious and hard

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Haunt

Apparition or ghost

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Irked

To have bothered or annoyed

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Kerosene

Type of oil that is burned as fuel

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Lye soap

Soap made from a strong chemical

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Monosyllabic

Having only one syllable

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Mutual

Shared between 2 or more people

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Concessions

Acknowledging that you are wrong

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Onslaught

Violent attack

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Persevere

To continue doing something even though it is difficult

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Tranquility

Quality or state of being quiet and peaceful

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Auspicious

Showing that future success is likly

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Melancholy

Sad mood or feeling

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Quell

To end or stop something

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Nausea

Feeling you have in your stomach when you think you are going to vomit

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Scuppernongs

Type of fruity grape grown in the south

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Asinine

Very stupid and silly

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Benevolence

An act of kindness

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Benign

Not causing death or serious injury

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Bridgework

Partial dentures

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Chameleon

Lizard with the ability to change color of skin