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beget

(v.) to produce; to make happen Syn: generate Ant: prevent

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educe

(v.) to draw or bring out Syn: elicit Ant: suppress

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glean

(v.) to collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor Syn: garner Ant: disperse

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chafe

(v.) to wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction

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effrontery

(n.) shameless boldness Syn: impudence; nerve; audacity Ant: timidity

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imbibe

(v.) to drink (especially alcohol)

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feign

(v.) to pretend Syn: simulate; fake

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desist

(v.) to stop; to discontinue Syn: cease; end Ant: begin; start

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allude

(v.) to hint at; to refer to indirectly Syn: suggest; imply Ant: expose

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elite

(n.) the choice members or best of a group Syn: leaders Ant: common; multitude

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(v.) to produce; to make happen Syn: generate Ant: prevent

beget

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(v.) to draw or bring out Syn: elicit Ant: suppress

educe

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(v.) to collect bit by bit; to gather with patient labor Syn: garner Ant: disperse

glean

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(v.) to wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction

chafe

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(n.) shameless boldness Syn: impudence; nerve; audacity Ant: timidity

effrontery

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(v.) to drink (especially alcohol)

imbibe

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(v.) to pretend Syn: simulate; fake

feign

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(v.) to stop; to discontinue Syn: cease; end Ant: begin; start

desist

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(v.) to hint at; to refer to indirectly Syn: suggest; imply Ant: expose

allude

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(n.) the choice members or best of a group Syn: leaders Ant: common; multitude

elite

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root termin

end or boundary

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root ver

true

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roots dem and demos

people

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end or boundary

root termin

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true

root ver

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people

roots dem and demos