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Munificent

adj. (of a person) very generous

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Myopic

adj. near sighted

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Myriad

n. large number

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Myrmidons

n. a hired ruffian or unscrupulous subordinate

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Natty

adj. neat; dapper

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Nebulous

adj. vague

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Nefarious

adj. immoral

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Nettle

v. to annoy

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Nexus

n. connection

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Niggardly

adj. miserly; stingy

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Noisome

adj. disgusting

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Nominally

adj. existing in name only; (of a price or amount of money) very small

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Apposite

adj. apt in the circumstances; fitting

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Appose

v. place something in proximity to or juxtaposition to something else

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Appellant

n. a person who applies a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower fourt

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Apostrophe

n. appeal to someone not present

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Apollonian

adj. of or relating to the rational, ordered, and self-disciplined aspects of human nature

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Apogee

n. the highest point of development

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Apocrypha

n. writings or reports not considered geniune

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Aphoristic

adj. expressed tersely; short statement

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Aphorism

n. a pithy observation that contains a general truth

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Antithetical

adj. directly opposed or contrasted

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Antediluvian

adj. ridiculously old-fashioned

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Anomie

n. lack of the usual social or ethical standards in an individual or group

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Anodized

adj. coated with a layer of metal

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Annex

n. a building which is an addition to an existing building

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Annex

v. to take possession of

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Animadversions

n. criticism or censure

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Sap

v. to drain

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Incise

v. to cut into