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bilk

v. to cheat or swindle; to thwart Syn: defraud; con

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homily

n. a sermon Syn: lecture; speech

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demise

n. death; a ceasing to exist Syn: termination; conclusion

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emit

v. to send out; to give forth, as in sound or light Syn: produce; discharge; release

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decadence

n. moral deterioration Syn: decay; corruption; debauchery Ant: decency

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aghast

adj. feeling great dismay or horror Syn: terrified; horrified; shocked

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granary

n. a storehouse for grain

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choleric

adj. easily angered Syn: irascible; cantankerous Ant: apathetic; impassive

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impede

v. to hinder; to obstruct Syn: delay; retard Ant: aid; encourage

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qualm

n. a feeling of uneasiness Syn: misgiving Ant: ease

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lampoon

n. a written satire used to ridicule or attack someone Syn: parody; caricature

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narcissistic

adj. conceited; having excessive self-love or admiration Syn: vain; egotistic Ant: humble; modest

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eradicate

v. to wipe out; to destroy Syn: eliminate Ant: add; create

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fabricate

v. to concoct; to make up a story in order to deceive Syn: forge; fake

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ghastly

adj. horrible; frightful Syn: dreadful; hideous Ant: lovely; attractive

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root multi

many

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roots naut and naus

sailor or ship

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roots nov and neo

new

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v. to cheat or swindle; to thwart Syn: defraud; con

bilk

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n. a sermon Syn: lecture; speech

homily

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n. death; a ceasing to exist Syn: termination; conclusion

demise

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v. to send out; to give forth, as in sound or light Syn: produce; discharge; release

emit

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n. moral deterioration Syn: decay; corruption; debauchery Ant: decency

decadence

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adj. feeling great dismay or horror Syn: terrified; horrified; shocked

aghast

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n. a storehouse for grain

granary

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adj. easily angered Syn: irascible; cantankerous Ant: apathetic; impassive

choleric

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v. to hinder; to obstruct Syn: delay; retard Ant: aid; encourage

impede

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n. a feeling of uneasiness Syn: misgiving Ant: ease

qualm

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n. a written satire used to ridicule or attack someone Syn: parody; caricature

lampoon

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adj. conceited; having excessive self-love or admiration Syn: vain; egotistic Ant: humble; modest

narcissistic

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v. to wipe out; to destroy Syn: eliminate Ant: add; create

eradicate

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v. to concoct; to make up a story in order to deceive Syn: forge; fake

fabricate

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adj. horrible; frightful Syn: dreadful; hideous Ant: lovely; attractive

ghastly

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many

root multi

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sailor or ship

roots naut and naus

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new

roots nov and neo