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1

Rusticate

— verb

1) to go to the country.

2

Crinose

— adjective

1) hairy

3

Raze

— verb

1) to demolish: to raze a row of old buildings.

4

Sweven

— noun

1) a vision or dream.

5

Sisyphean

— adjective

1) endless and unavailing (labor or task).

6

Anemic

— adjective

1) lacking power: an anemic effort.

7

Osculate

— verb

1) to kiss

8

Effusive

— adjective

1) without reserve or pouring out: effusive greetings; an effusive person.

9

Rapt

— adjective

1) deeply engrossed or absorbed: a rapt listener.

— Related forms

raptly, adverb
raptness, noun

10

De Novo

— adverb

1) from the beginning; anew

11

Ceteris paribus (key-ter-is par-ri-bus)

Latin.

1) other things being equal.

12

Bletting

— noun

1) the ripening of fruit: fruit can only be eaten after bletting.

13

Pericope

—noun

1) an excerpt from a book.

—Related forms

pe·ric·o·pal, per·i·cop·ic , adjective

14

Immolate

— verb

1) to sacrifice or destroy/kill by fire.

15

Requisite

—adjective

1) required or necessary: the requisite skills of an engineer.

—Related forms

req·ui·site·ly, adverb
req·ui·site·ness, noun
non·req·ui·site, adjective, noun
non·req·ui·site·ly, adverb
non·req·ui·site·ness, noun
un·req·ui·site, adjective
un·req·ui·site·ly, adverb
un·req·ui·site·ness, noun

16

Indagate

—verb

1) to investigate; research.

—Related forms

in·da·ga·tion, noun
in·da·ga·tive, adjective
in·da·ga·tor, noun

17

Extraneous

—adjective

1) external, foreign or irrelevant: extraneous substances in our water. an extraneous remark.

—Related forms

ex·tra·ne·ous·ly, adverb
ex·tra·ne·ous·ness, noun
non·ex·tra·ne·ous, adjective
non·ex·tra·ne·ous·ly, adverb
non·ex·tra·ne·ous·ness, noun
un·ex·tra·ne·ous, adjective
un·ex·tra·ne·ous·ly, adverb

18

Quizzical

—adjective

1) odd, questioning or puzzled: a quizzical expression on her face.

—Related forms

quiz·zi·cal·i·ty, quiz·zi·cal·ness, noun
quiz·zi·cal·ly, adverb
un·quiz·zi·cal, adjective
un·quiz·zi·cal·ly, adverb

19

Recant

— verb

1) to withdraw or disavow a statement, opinion, etc.

—Related forms

re·can·ta·tion , noun
re·cant·er, noun
re·cant·ing·ly, adverb
un·re·cant·ed, adjective
un·re·cant·ing, adjective

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Perdition

— noun

1) a state of final damnation.

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