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Convey (v)

Take, carry, make known

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Infer (v)

Draw from facts

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Thesaurus (n)

Dictionary with words grouped according to similarities in meaning

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Cyclone (n)

Very violent wind moving rapidly in a circle

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Dichotomy (n)

Division into two opposite parts or groups

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Facsimile (n)

Exact copy of a picture, etc.

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Homophone (n)

A word pronounced the same as another, but differing in meaning wether spelled the same way or not.
Example: heir - air

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Maternity (n)

Motherhood; a state of being a mother

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Matriarch (n)

The female head of a family or tribal line

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Mediocre (adj.)

Of only ordinary or moderate quality
Synonym: commonplace, everyday
Antonym: uncommon, superior, extraordinary

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Paternal (adj.)

Fatherly

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Patriarch (n)

The male head of a family or tribal line

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Scribble (v)

To write hastily or carelessly

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Postscript (n)

Any addition or supplement, as one appended by a writer to a book to supply further information

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Consecutive (adj.)

Marked by logical sequence. Eg, 5, 6, 7....

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Consent (v)

To permit, approve or agree

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Contemporary (adj.)

Existing, occurring, or living at the same time

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Convene (v)

To come together or assemble, usually for some public purpose

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Convoke (v)

To call together, summon to meet or assemble

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Advent (n)

A coming into place, arrival

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Revoke (v)

To take back or withdraw, cancel or reverse, renege

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Renege (v)

Break a rule of play; to deny

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Convoluted (adj.)

Twisted; coiled; complicated

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Abrupt

Quick, without warning
Synonym: Sudden
Adv.: abruptly
N: abruptness

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Acceptable

Synonym: Permissible

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Acclaim

Enthusiastic approval, applause
Synonym: Praise
N: acclamation
Adj.: Acclaimed

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Allot

To divide or distributed by shave or portion; apportion; dedicate

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Apportion

To distribute or allocate proportionally

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Adverse

Displeasing, objectionable, or bad
Synonym: unfavorable
N: Adversity, Adversary
Adv.: adversely

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Adversary

Opponent, Enemy, Foe