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Brood

as a NOUN
A family of young animals, especially birds

as a VERB
to think over in a worried, unhappy way

2

Constituent

NOUN

an essential part; a voter who elects a representative

3

Culminate

VERB

to reach high in development; to end; climax

4

Downright

as an ADJECTIVE
absolute, complete, frank, blunt

as an ADVERB
thoroughly

5

Drone

NOUN

a loafer; idler; a buzzing or a humming sound; a remote control device

6

Goad

as a VERB
To drive or urge on

as a NOUN
Something used to urge or drive on

7

Hanker

as a VERB
to long for

as a NOUN
to desire

8

Indulge

VERB
to give in to a wish or desire

9

Literate

ADJECTIVE

able to read and right; showing an excellent educational background

10

Loom

as a VERB
to come into view

as a NOUN
a machine for weaving

11

Luster

NOUN

the quality of giving off light, brightness, glitter

12

Miscellaneous

ADJECTIVE

mixed, different kinds

13

Oration

NOUN

a public speech for a formal occasion

14

Peevish

ADJECTIVE

Cross, complaining, irritable

15

Seethe

VERB

to boil or foam

16

Singe

as a VERB
to burn slightly

as a NOUN
to burn the ends or edges

17

Unique

ADJECTIVE

One of a kind; unequaled; unusual

18

Upright

as an ADJECTIVE
Vertical, straight, honest

as an ADVERB
in a vertical position

19

Verify

VERB

to establish the truth or accuracy of

20

Animated

ADJECTIVE

Full of life, lively, alive