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Absruse

Adj- difficult to understand

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Ameliorate

V- to make or become better; improve

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Blanch

V- to take color from; bleach

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Candid

Adj- unprejudiced; impartial, open and sincere

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Copious

Adj- yielding or containing plenty

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Disapprobation

N- moral disapproval; dondemnation

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Furtive

Adj- done in quiet and secret way to avoid being noticed

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Heed

V- to pay attention to (advice, warning, etc)

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Immaterial

Adj- not important or significant

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Inane

Adj- very silly or stupid

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Incontrovertible

Adj- not able to be doubted or questioned

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Kindle

V- to start burning, to stir up, to catch fire, to flare up, to cause to glow, to become illuminated

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Morose

Adj- (of a person) very serious, unhappy, quiet: very sad or unhappy

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Occluded

V- to close up or block off

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Ostentatious

Adj- displaying wealth, knowledge, etc., in a way that is meant to attract attention, admiration, or envy

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Prolific

Adj- producing large amount of something

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Soporilific

Adj- causing a person to become tired and ready to fall asleep

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Stulifiying

V- to cause (someone or thing) to become dull, slow, etc

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Supercilious

Adj- having or showing the proud and unpleasant attitude of people who think that they are better or more important than other people

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Temerity

N- the quality of being confident and unafraid of danger or punishment especially in a way that seems rude or foolish

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Undulate

Adj- having a wavy surface, edge, or markings

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Voraciously

Adj- having or showing tendency to eat very large amounts of food