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Regicide

n. the action of killing a king
n. a person who kills or takes part in killing a king

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Eminent

adj. (of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession
adj. used to emphasize the presence of a positive quality: the guitar's eminent suitability for studio work

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Demarcation

n. the action of fixing the boundary or limits of something

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Taxonomy

n. the classification of something, especially organisms: This question leaps to the fore whenever I see my own work slotted beneath the transgressive branch of the fiction taxonomy
n. a scheme of classification: a taxonomy of smells

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Fore

n. the front part of something
adj. situated or placed in front

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Institutional

adj. unappealing or unimaginative
adj. (of advertising) intending to create prestige rather than immediate sales

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Ad infinitum

n. again and again in the same way; forever

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Sabbatical

n. a period of paid leave granted to a college teacher for study or travel, traditionally every seventh year: she's always on sabbatical
adj. of or relating to a sabbatical

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Worry

v. [with obj.] cause annoyance to: the noise never really stops, but it doesn't worry me
v. [with obj.] (of a dog or other carnivorous animal) tear at, gnaw on, or drag around with the teeth: I found my dog contentedly worrying a bone
v. [no obj.] (worry at) pull at or fiddle with repeatedly: he began to worry at the knot in the cord

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Sketch

v. perform (a gesture) with one's hands or body: she sketched a reverant curtsie

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Collate

v. collect or combine (texts, information, or sets of figures) in proper order
v. compare and analyze (texts or other data): these accounts he collated with his own experience

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Piety

n. the quality of being religious or reverent
n. a belief or point of view that is accepted with unthinking conventional reverence: the accepted pieties of our time

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Regimen

n. a prescribed course of medical treatment, way of life, or diet for the promotion or restoration of health

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Reverent

adj. feeling or showing deep and solemn respect

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Ramble

v. walk for pleasure, typically without a definite route
v. (of a plant) put out long shoots that grow over walls and other plants
n. a walk taken for pleasure, especially in the countryside

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Key

n. the prevailing tone or tenor of a situation, piece of writing, etc.: it was the sixties all over again, in a new, more austerely intellectual key
v. be the crucial factor in achieving: Ewing keyed a 73-75 advantage on the board with twenty rebounds

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Penultimate

adj. second last

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Coquette

n. a woman who flirts

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Circumlocution

n. the use of many words where fewer would do, especially in a deliberate attempt to be vague or elusive: his admission came after years of circumlocution

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Periphrasis

n. the use of indirect and circumlocutory speech and writing
n. an indirect and cirumlocutory phrase

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Pleonasm

n. the use of more words than are necessary to convey meaning (e.g. see with one's eyes) either as a fault of style or emphasis

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Diddle

v. [with obj.] (usu. be diddled) cheat or swindle (someone) so as to deprive them of something: he thought he'd be diddled out of his change
v. deliberately falsify (something)
v. [no obj.] pass time aimlessly or unproductively: Why diddle around with slow costly tests?
v. (diddle with) play or mess with: he diddled with the graphics on his computer

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Certitude

n. absolute certainty: he thought this with certitude
n. something that someone firmly believes is true

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Forge

v. [no obj.] move forward gradually or easily

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Surcease

n. cessation: he teased us without surcease
n. relief or consolation

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Nepenthe

n. a drug or potion bringing welcome forgetfulness

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Palsy

n. paralysis, especially accompanied by involuntary tremors: a kind of palsy had seized him
n. a condition of incapacity or helplessness
v. affect with paralysis and involuntary tremors

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Entrench

v. [with obj.] establish (an attitude, habit, or belief) so firmly that change is very difficult or unlikely: ageism is entrenched in our society
v. establish (a person or their authority) in a position of great strength or security
v. (entrench on/upon) encroach or trespass upon

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Stochastic

adj. randomly determined

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Mosaic

n. a colorful and variegated pattern
n. a combination of diverse elements forming a more or less coherent whole
v. decorate with a mosaic: a mosaicked swimming pool
v. combine (disctinct or disparate) to form a picture or pattern: the digital data were combined, or mosaicked, to delineate counties

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Potable

adj. drinkable

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Smack

v. crack (a whip)
v. (smack of) have a flavor of; taste of: the tea smacked of peppermint
v. suggest the presence or effects of (something wrong or unpleasant): the whole thing smacks of a cover up
n. a flavor or taste of
n. a trace or suggestion of

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Diaphanous

adj. (especially of fabric) light, delicate, and translucent

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Consortium

n. an association, typically of several business companies

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Abstraction

n. the quality of dealing with ideas rather than events: topics will vary in degrees of abstraction
n. something that exists as an idea
n. a state of preoccupation
n. the process of considering something independently of its attributes, associations, or concrete accomplishments
n. the process of removing something

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Consort

n. a wife, husband, or companion, in particular the spouse of a reigning monarch
n. a small group of musicians performing together, typically playing instrumental music of the Renaissance
v. habitually associate with (someone), typically with the disapproval of others
v. (consort with/to) agree or be in harmony with

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Dire

adj. (of a warning or threat) presaging disaster

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Strait

n. (straits) used in reference to a situation characterized by a specified degree of trouble or difficulty: a crippling disease can leave anyone in critical financial straits
adj. (of a place) of limited spatial capacity; narrow or cramped: the road was so strait that a handful of men could have defended it
adj. close, strict, or rigorous

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Close

adj. narrowly enclosed
adj. carefully guarded
adj. not willing to give away money or information; secret
adj. uncomfortably humid or airless: a hazy, close day

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Presage

v. (of an event) be a sign or warning that (something, typically something bad) will happen: the outcome of the game presaged the following year
v. (of a person) predict
n. a sign or warning that something, typically bad, will happen; an omen or portent
n. a feeling of presentiment or foreboding: he had a strong presage that he had only a short time to live

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Dele

v. delete or mark (a part of a text) for deletion
n. a proofreader's sign indicating matter to be deleted

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Efface

v. erase (a mark) from a surface
v. (efface oneself) make oneself appear insignificant or inconspicuous

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Jostle

v. [no obj.] (jostle for) struggle or compete forcefully for: a jumble of images jostled for attention

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Inroad

n. [used in pl.] progress; an advance: an important way to make inroads in reducing spending
n. [used in pl.] an instance of something being affected, encroached on, or destroyed by something else: serious inroads have now been made into my pitiful cash reserves
n. a hostile attack; a raid

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Appose

v. place (something) in proximity to or juxtaposition else: the specimen was apposed to the X-ray film

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Strumpet

n. a female prostitute or promniscuous woman

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Curmudgeon

n. a bad-tempered or surly person

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Surly

adj. bad-tempered and unfriendly

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Caper

v. skip or dance about in a lively or playful way
n. a playful skipping movement
n. an activity or escapade, typically one that is illicit or ridiculous
n. an amusing or far-fetched story, especially one presented on film or stage

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Host

n. a large number of people or things
n. an army

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Viand

n. an item of food

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Pundit

n. an expert in a particular subject or field that is frequently called on to give opinions about it to the public

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Vagary

n. an unexpected and inexplicable change in a situation or in someone's behavior

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Unwonted

adj. unaccustomed or unusual

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Reckoning

v. [with obj.] establish by counting or calculation; calculate: his debts were reckoned at $30,000
v. [no obj.] (reckon on) rely on or be sure of doing, having, or dealing with: they had reckoned on a day or two more of privacy
n. the action of calculating or estimating
something
n. a person's view, opinion, or judgement
n. the act of avenging

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Fratricide

n. the killing of one's brother or sister
n. the accidental killing of one's own forces in a war

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Transplant

n. a person or thing that is moved to a new place or situation

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Witticism

n. a witty remark

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Opus

n. any artistic work, especially one on a large scale

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Regent

n. a person appointed to administer a country because the monarch is a minor or is absent or incapacitated
n. a member of the governing body of a university or other academic institution

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Supposition

n. an uncertain belief

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Unabashed

adj. not embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed

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Sullen

adj. (of the sky) full of dark clouds: a sullen sunless sky

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Surf

n. the mass or line of foam formed by waves breaking on a seashore or reef

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Erasure

n. the removal of writing, recorded material, or data
n. the removal of all traces; obliteration: the erasure of prior history

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Disconsolate

adj. without consolation or comfort; unhappy
adj. (of a place or thing) causing or showing a complete lack of comfort; cheerless

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Elegaic

adj. (especially of a work or art) having a mournful quality
adj. wistfully mournful

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Imprimatur

n. [in sing.] a person's acceptance or guarantee that something is of a good standard: the original LP enjoyed the imprimatur of the composer

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Operatic

adj. extravagantly theatrical; overly dramatic

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Cadaverous

adj. resembling a corpse in being very pale, thin, or bony

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Compartmentalize

v. divide into sections or categories

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Explicate

v. analyze and develop (an idea or principle) in detail: attempting to explicate the relationship between crime and economic forces
v. analyze (a literary work) in order to reveal its meaning

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Bevy

n. a large group of people or things of a particular kind
n. a group of birds, particularly quail, particularly when closely gathered on the ground

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Grout

n. a mortar or paste for filling crevices, especially the gaps between wall or floor tile
n. sediment; dregs; grounds: old women tell fortunes in grouts of tea

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Slurry

n. a semiliquid mixture, typically of fine particles of manure, cement, or coal suspended in water: Halfway through the transformation, the aura’s color shifted, changing to something comparable to a slurry of rotten vegetables

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Lusty

adj. healthy and strong; full of vigor

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Stew

n. a state of great anxiety and agitation
n. a heated public room used for hot steam baths
v. worry about something, especially alone
v. (be stewed in) to be steeped in or imbued with

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Popeyed

adj. marked by bulging, staring eyes

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Riding crop

n. a short flexible whip with a loop for the hand, used in riding horses

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Froth

n. impure matter that rises to the surface of a liquid: skim off any surface froth
n. something that rises or overflows in a soft, light mass: her skirt swirled in a froth of black lace
n. worthless or insubstantial talk, ideas or topics
v. rise or overflow in a soft, light mass: she wore an ivory silk blouse, frothing at neck and cuffs

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Savage

v. subject to a vicious verbal attack, criticize verbally

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Sough

v. (of the wind in trees, the sea, etc.) make a moaning, whistling, or rushing sound
n. a moaning, whistling, or rushing sound made by the winds in trees or the sea

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Age-old

adj. having existed for a very long time

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Affray

n. an instance of fighting in a public place that disturbs the peace

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Stipulate

v. demand or specify (a requirement), typically as a part of a bargain or agreement: he stipulated certain conditions before the marriage

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Grind

n. hard dull work: relief from the daily grind

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Constitutional

adj. of or relating to someone's physical or mental condition
n. a walk, typically one taken regularly to maintain or restore good health

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Hazing

n. the imposition of strenuous, often humiliating, tasks as part of a program of rigorous physical training and initiation

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Lick

v. defeat (someone) comprehensively
v. thrash

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Beaux

n. a boyfriend or male admirerer

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Squall

n. a sudden violent gust of wind or a localized storm, especially one bringing rain, snow, or sleet
n. a loud cry
v. (of a baby or small child) cry noisily and continuously

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Upshot

n. the final or eventual conclusion of a discussion, action, or series of events

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Yarn

n. a long and rambling story, usually one that is implausible
v. tell a long and implausible story

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Derringer

n. a small pistol that has a large bore and is very effective at close range

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Pommel

n. the upward curving or projecting part of a saddle in front of the rider

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Puckish

adj. playful

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Carte blanche

n. free will to do anything

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Woolgathering

n. indulgence in aimlesss thought or dreamy imagining; absentmindedness

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Skylark

v. pass time by playing tricks or practical jokes; indulge in horseplay

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Jilt

v. suddenly reject or abandon (a lover): he was jilted by his bride-to-be at the altar
n. a person, especially a woman, who capriciously rejects a lover

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n. a state of preoccupation
n. the process of considering something independently of its attributes, associations, or concrete accomplishments

Abstraction

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n. the action of killing a king
n. a person who kills or takes part in killing a king

Regicide

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adj. (of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession
adj. used to emphasize the presence of a positive quality

Eminent

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n. the action of fixing the boundary or limits of something

Demarcation

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n. the classification of something, especially organisms

Taxonomy

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n. the front part of something
adj. situated or placed in front

Fore

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adj. unappealing or unimaginative
adj. (of advertising) intending to create prestige rather than immediate sales

Institutional

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n. again and again in the same way; forever

Ad infinitum

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n. a period of paid leave granted to a college teacher for study or travel, traditionally every seventh year

Sabbatical

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v. [with obj.] cause annoyance to
v. [with obj.] (of a dog or other carnivorous animal) tear at, gnaw on, or drag around with the teeth

Worry

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v. perform (a gesture) with one's hands or body

Sketch

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v. collect or combine (texts, information, or sets of figures) in proper order
v. compare and analyze (texts or other data)

Collate

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n. the quality of being religious or reverent
n. a belief or point of view that is accepted with unthinking conventional reverence

Piety

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n. a prescribed course of medical treatment, way of life, or diet for the promotion or restoration of health

Regimen

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adj. feeling or showing deep and solemn respect

Reverent

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v. walk for pleasure, typically without a definite route
v. (of a plant) put out long shoots that grow over walls and other plants
n. a walk taken for pleasure, especially in the countryside

Ramble

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n. the prevailing tone or tenor of a situation, piece of writing, etc.

Key

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adj. second last

Penultimate

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n. a woman who flirts

Coquette

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n. the use of many words where fewer would do, especially in a deliberate attempt to be vague or elusive

Circumlocution

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. the use of indirect and circumlocutory speech and writing
n. an indirect and cirumlocutory phrase

Periphrasis

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. the use of more words than are necessary to convey meaning (e.g. see with one's eyes) either as a fault of style or emphasis

Pleonasm

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

v. deliberately falsify (something)
v. [no obj.] pass time aimlessly or unproductively

Diddle

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n. something that someone firmly believes is true

Certitude

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v. [no obj.] move forward gradually or easily

Forge

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n. relief or consolation

Surcease

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n. a drug or potion bringing welcome forgetfulness

Nepenthe

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n. a condition of incapacity or helplessness

Palsy

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v. [with obj.] establish (an attitude, habit, or belief) so firmly that change is very difficult or unlikely

Entrench

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adj. randomly determined

Stochastic

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n. a colorful and variegated pattern
n. a combination of diverse elements forming a more or less coherent whole

Mosaic

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adj. drinkable

Potable

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v. suggest the presence or effects of (something wrong or unpleasant)
n. a flavor or taste of
n. a trace or suggestion of

Smack

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adj. (especially of fabric) light, delicate, and translucent

Diaphanous

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n. an association, typically of several business companies

Consortium

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a wife, husband, or companion, in particular the spouse of a reigning monarch
n. a small group of musicians performing together, typically playing instrumental music of the Renaissance
v. habitually associate with (someone), typically with the disapproval of others

Consort

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. (of a warning or threat) presaging disaster

Dire

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adj. (of a place) of limited spatial capacity; narrow or cramped
adj. close, strict, or rigorous

Strait

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adj. carefully guarded
adj. not willing to give away money or information; secret
adj. uncomfortably humid or airless

Close

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v. (of an event) be a sign or warning that (something, typically something bad) will happen

Presage

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v. delete or mark (a part of a text) for deletion
n. a proofreader's sign indicating matter to be deleted

Dele

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v. erase (a mark) from a surface

Efface

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v. [no obj.] struggle or compete forcefully for

Jostle for

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n. [used in pl.] progress; an advance
n. [used in pl.] an instance of something being affected, encroached on, or destroyed by something else

Inroad

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v. place (something) in proximity to or juxtaposition else

Appose

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n. a female prostitute or promiscuous woman

Strumpet

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n. a person's view, opinion, or judgement
n. the act of avenging
v. [with obj.] establish by counting or calculation; calculate

Reckoning

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n. the killing of one's brother or sister
n. the accidental killing of one's own forces in a war

Fratricide

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n. a person or thing that is moved to a new place or situation

Transplant

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n. a witty remark

Witticism

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n. any artistic work, especially one on a large scale

Opus

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a person appointed to administer a country because the monarch is a minor or is absent or incapacitated
n. a member of the governing body of a university or other academic institution

Regent

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n. an uncertain belief

Supposition

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adj. not embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed

Unabashed

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adj. (of the sky) full of dark clouds

Sullen

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n. the mass or line of foam formed by waves breaking on a seashore or reef

Surf

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n. the removal of writing, recorded material, or data
n. the removal of all traces; obliteration

Erasure

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adj. without consolation or comfort; unhappy
adj. (of a place or thing) causing or showing a complete lack of comfort; cheerless

Disconsolate

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adj. (especially of a work or art) having a mournful quality
adj. wistfully mournful

Elegaic

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n. [in sing.] a person's acceptance or guarantee that something is of a good standard

Imprimatur

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adj. extravagantly theatrical; overly dramatic

Operatic

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adj. resembling a corpse in being very pale, thin, or bony

Cadaverous

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v. divide into sections or categories

Compartmentalize

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v. analyze and develop (an idea or principle) in detail
v. analyze (a literary work) in order to reveal its meaning

Explicate

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a large group of people or things of a particular kind
n. a group of birds, particularly quail, particularly when closely gathered on the ground

Bevy

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a mortar or paste for filling crevices, especially the gaps between wall or floor tile
n. sediment; dregs; grounds

Grout

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a semiliquid mixture, typically of fine particles of manure, cement, or coal suspended in water

Slurry

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. healthy and strong; full of vigor

Lusty

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a state of great anxiety and agitation
n. a heated public room used for hot steam baths
v. worry about something, especially alone

Stew

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adj. marked by bulging, staring eyes

Popeyed

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a short flexible whip with a loop for the hand, used in riding horses

Riding crop

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. something that rises or overflows in a soft, light mass
n. worthless or insubstantial talk, ideas or topics
v. rise or overflow in a soft, light mass

Froth

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v. subject to a vicious verbal attack, criticize verbally

Savage

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

v. (of the wind in trees, the sea, etc.) make a moaning, whistling, or rushing sound
n. a moaning, whistling, or rushing sound made by the winds in trees or the sea

Sough

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. having existed for a very long time

Age-old

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n. an instance of fighting in a public place that disturbs the peace

Affray

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. hard dull work

Grind

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. of or relating to someone's physical or mental condition
n. a walk, typically one taken regularly to maintain or restore good health

Constitutional

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. the imposition of strenuous, often humiliating, tasks as part of a program of rigorous physical training and initiation

Hazing

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

v. defeat (someone) comprehensively
v. thrash

Lick

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n. a boyfriend or male admirerer

Beaux

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a sudden violent gust of wind or a localized storm, especially one bringing rain, snow, or sleet
n. a loud cry
v. (of a baby or small child) cry noisily and continuously

Squall

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. the final or eventual conclusion of a discussion, action, or series of events

Upshot

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a long and rambling story, usually one that is implausible
v. tell a long and implausible story

Yarn

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. the upward curving or projecting part of a saddle in front of the rider

Pommel

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. playful

Puckish

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. free will to do anything

Carte blanche

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. indulgence in aimlesss thought or dreamy imagining; absentmindedness

Woolgathering

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v. pass time by playing tricks or practical jokes; indulge in horseplay

Skylark

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

v. suddenly reject or abandon (a lover)
n. a person, especially a woman, who capriciously rejects a lover

Jilt

191

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Hawser

n. a thick rope or cable for mooring a ship

192

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Vouchsafe

v. give or grant (something) to (someone) in a gracious or condescending manner: it is a blessing vouchsafed him by heaven

193

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Anterior

adj. nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the body or nearer to the head
adj. coming before in time; earlier

194

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Flagitious

adj. (of a person or their actions) criminal; villanous

195

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Amity

n. a friendly relationship

196

Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a thick rope or cable for mooring a ship

Hawser

197

Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

v. give or grant (something) to (someone) in a gracious or condescending manner

Vouchsafe

198

Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the body or nearer to the head
adj. coming before in time; earlier

Anterior

199

Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. (of a person or their actions) criminal; villanous

Flagitious

200

Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a friendly relationship

Amity