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Alight

VERB

To get down from, step down from; to come down from the air

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Barren

ADJECTIVE

Not productive, bare

3

Disrupt

VERB

To break up, disturb

4

Dynasty

NOUN

A powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position or power for some time

5

Foretaste

NOUN

An advance indication, sample, or warning

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Germinate

VERB

To begin to grow, come into being

7

Humdrum

ADJECTIVE

Ordinary, dull, routine

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Hurtle

VERB

To rush violently, dash headlong, to fling or hurl forcefully

9

Insinuate

VERB

To suggest or hint slyly; to edge into something indirectly

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Interrogate

VERB

To ask questions, examine by questioning

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Recompense

as a VERB
To pay back; to give a reward.

as a NOUN
A payment for loss, service or injury

12

Renovate

VERB

To repair, restore to good condition, make new again

13

Resume

NOUN

A brief summary; a short written account of one's education, working experience, or qualifications for a job

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Sullen

ADJECTIVE

Silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment; slow moving, sluggish

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Trickle

VERB

To flow or fall by drops or in a small stream

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Trivial

ADJECTIVE

Not important, minor, ordinary, commonplace

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Truce

NOUN

Pause in fighting, temporary peace

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Vicious

ADJECTIVE

Evil, bad; spiteful; having bad habits or an ugly disposition; painfully severe or extreme

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Adjacent

ADJECTIVE

Near, next to, adjoining

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Interminable

ADJECTIVE

Endless, so long as to seem endless