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CHIDE
(Lied)

-v.
To scold; to voice disapproval

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CASTIGATE
(Passing the gate)

-v.
To criticize harshly, usually with the intention of correcting or wrongdoing.

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CUBISM
(Cubes)

-n.
A style of art using geometrics

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COUTURE
(Future)

-n.
Fashion designs; clothes created by fashion designers.

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ASSUAGE
(Massage)

-v.
To soothe, to make less severe; to satisfy, ease, lessen

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DRACONIAN
(Dracula)

-adj.
hard, severe, cruel

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DOLDRUMS
(Doll drums)

-n.
A period of inactivity.

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DEVINE
(Vine)

-v.
To foretell a prophecy; to infer, to guess.

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ENTOMB
(In TOOM)

-v.
To place in or as if in a tomb, or a grave

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ELFIN
(Elephant)

-adj.
small;fairylike

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INCONGRUOUS
(In Congress)

-adj.
not fitting; absurd

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EXPUNGE
(Sponge)

-v.
To remove; to delete; to erase

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EXHAUSTIVE
(Exhaust Steve)

-adj.
thorough; comprehensive

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INCLUSIVE
(In clues if)

-adj.
tending to, include all

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GUISE
(Disguise)

-n.
Appearance, semblance

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JOUST
(Mouse)

-v./n.
To engage in combat or competition

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REVERE
(Paul Revere)

-v.
To look up to; idolize

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LAUDABLE
(Applaudable)

-adj.
worthy or deserving of praise

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RIVET
(Riveter)

-v./n.
To hold attention of; something that fastens two parts together.

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SERPENTINE
(Serpent teen)

-adj.
winding as a snake

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VOLITION
(Go fishin')

-n.
Choice

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TYRO
(Tie rope)

-n.
A beginner or a novice

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SPURN
(Burn)

-v.
To reject

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SUPPLANT
(Plant)

-v.
To take the place of