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Waggish

adj. humorous in a playful, mischievous, or facetious manner

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Riposte

n. a quick clever reply to an insult or criticism
v. [with direct speech] make a quick clever reply to an insult or criticism

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Repartee

n. conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies

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Doughty

adj. brave and persistent

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Lucent

adj. glowing with or giving off light: the moon was lucent in the background

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Effete

adj. (of a person) affected, overrefined, and ineffectual: effete trendies from art college
adj. no longer capable of effective action; inert

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Akimbo

adv. with hands on the hips and arms turned outwards: she stood with arms akimbo, frowning at the small boy
adv. (of other limbs) flung out widely or haphazardly

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Arrears

n. unpaid debts

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Confute

v. prove (a person or assertion) to be wrong

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Littoral

adj. of, relating to, or situated on the shore of the sea or a lake: the littoral states of the Indian ocean
n. a region lying along a shore: irrigated regions of the Meditterranean littoral

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Tertiary

adj. third in order or level

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Somatic

adj. of or relating to the body, especially when regarded distinct from the mind

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Wraith

n. a ghost or ghostlike image of someone, especially one seen shortly before or after their death
n. a wisp or faint trace of something: a sea breeze was sending a wraith of gray smoke up the slopes

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Cesspool

n. a disgusting or corrupt place

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Verity

n. a true principal or belief, especially of fundamental importance
n. truth: irrefutable, objective verity

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Attest

v. provide or serve as clear evidence of
v. declare that something exists or is the case: I can attest to his tremendous energy
v. be a witness to; certify formally

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Benediction

n. the utterance or bestowing of a blessing
n. devout or formal invocation of blessedness: her arms outstretched in benediction
n. the state of being blessed

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Gentility

n. social superiority as demonstrated by genteel manners, behavior, or appearances

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Poultice

n. a soft, moist mass of material, typically of plant material or flour, applied to the body to relieve soreness and inflammation and kept in place with a cloth
v. apply a poultice to: he poulticed the wound

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Laity

n. lay people, as distinct from the clergy
n. ordinary people, as distinct from professionals or experts

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Idolatry

n. worship of idols
n. extreme admiration, reverence, or love for something or someone: we must not allow our idolatry for art to obscure issues of political importance

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Diurnal

adj. of or during the day
adj. (of animals) active in the daytime
adj. (of flowers) open only during the day
adj. daily; of each day: diurnal rhythms

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Conjugal

n. of or relating to marriage or the relationship between husband and wife

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Ruth

n. a feeling of pity, distress, or grief

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Peradventure

n. uncertainty or doubt as to whether something is the case: that shows beyond peradventure the strength of the economy

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Lumber

v. [with obj.] casually strike up a relationship with (a prospective sexual partner): he lumbered her from a pub in London
v. move in a slow, heavy, awkward way
v. [with obj.] (usu. be lumbered with) burden (someone) with unwanted responsibilities, tasks, or set of circumstances
n. a person regarded as a prospective sexual partner

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Arch

adj. deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing: arch observations about the most mundane matters
v. span (something) by or as if by an arch

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Scrappy

adj. consisting of disorganized, untidy, or incomplete parts
adj. determined, argumentative, or pugnacious

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Cherubic

adj. having the childlike innocence or plump prettiness of a child

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Anamnesis

n. the remembering of things from a supposed previous existence (usually with reference to Platonic philosophy)
n. a patient's account of their medical history

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Anaphora

n. the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earlier in a sentence to avoid repetition such as the word 'they' in "I like it and so do they"
n. the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses

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Asyndeton

n. the omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a sentence

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Peccant

adj. having commited a fault or sin; offending
adj. diseased or causing disease

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Byword

n. a person or thing cited as a notorious and outstanding example or embodiment of something: his name became a byword for luxury
n. a word or expression summarizing a thing's characteristics or a person's principles

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Couturier

n. a fashion designer who manufactures and sells clothes that have been tailored to a client's specific requirements and measurements

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Issue

n. the action of supplying or distributing an item for use, sale, or official purposes
n. a number or set of items distributed at one time
n. children of one's own
n. a result or outcome of something: the chance of carrying out the scheme to a successful issue is small
n. the action of flowing or coming out: an issue of blood
v. (issue someone with) supply someone with (something)
v. [no obj.] (issue from) come, go, or flow out from: exotic smells issued from the building
v. result or be derived from: the struggles of history issue from the divided heart of mankind

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Promissory

adj. conveying or implying a promise: statements that were only promissory in nature
adj. indicative of something to come; full of promise: the glow of evening is promissory of the splendid days to come

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Blanket

adj. covering all cases or instances; total and inclusive: a blanket ban on tobacco advertising
v. stifle or keep quiet (a sound): the double glazing blankets the noise a bit

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Redact

v. edit (text) for publication
v. censor or obscure (part of a text) for legal or security purposes

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Comity

n. courtesy and considerate behavior toward others

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Edict

n. an official order or proclamation issued by a person in authority

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Restive

adj. (of a person) unable to keep still or silent and becoming increasingly difficult to control, especially because of impatience, dissatisfaction, or boredom

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Sportive

adj. playful; lighthearted
adj. amorous; lustful

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Dole

n. a charitable gift of food, clothes, or money
n. a person's lot or destiny

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Disport

v. enjoy oneself unrestrainedly; frolic
n. diversion from work or serious matters; recreation or amusement
n. a pastime, game, or sport

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Coquetry

n. flirtatious manner or behavior

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Premium

n. [as modifier] relating to or denoting a commodity or product of superior quality and therefore a higher price
n. something given as a reward, prize, or incentive

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Prime

adj. of first importance; main
adj. from which another thing may derive or proceed: Diogenes' conclusion that air is the prime matter
n. the beginning or first period of something
v. prepare (someone) for a situation or task, typically by supplying them with relevant information

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Wassail

n. lively and noisy festivities involving the drinking of plentiful amounts of alcohol; revelry
v. [no obj.] drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself in a noisy, lively way
v. go from house to house at Christmas singing carols

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Pigeonhole

n. a category, typically an overly restrictive one, to which someone or something is designed: people identified me with a homely farmer's wife, and I was never allowed to escape that pigeonhole
v. assign to a particular category or class, especially in a manner that is too rigid or exclusive
v. put aside for future consideration: she pigeonholed her worry for him

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Fratricide

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

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Philander

v. [no obj.] (of a man) readily or frequently enter into casual sexual relationships with women

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Frolicsome

adj. lively and playful

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Compass

n. [in sing.] the range or scope of something
n. the enclosing limits of something: the region had within its compass many types of agriculture
v. contrive to accomplish (something): he compassed his end only by exercises of violence

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Possess

v. (possess oneself of) take for one's own: all that the plaintiffs did was possess themselves of the securities
v. maintain (oneself or one's mind or soul) in a condition of patience or quiet: I tried to possess my soul in patience and to forget how hungry I was

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Vital

adj. full of energy; lively
adj. fatal: the wound is vital

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Habit

n. dress; attire
v. dress; clothe

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Caper

v. skip or dance about in a lively 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 on film or stage

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Eudaimonia

n. a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous

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Meliorism

n. the belief that the world can be made better by human effort

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Sophrosyne

n. moderation, discretion, prudence

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Syllogism

n. an instance or form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn (whether validly or not) from two given or assumed propositions (premises), each of which shares a term with the same conclusion, and shares a common or middle term that is not present in the conclusion; composition fallacy
n. deductive reasoning as distinct from induction: logics is rules or syllogism

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Racy

adj. (of speech, writing, or behavior) lively, entertaining, and typically mildly titillating sexually: the novel was considered rather racy at the time
adj. (of a person or thing) showing vigor or spirit
adj. (of a wine, flavor, etc.) having a characteristic quality in a high degree

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Meteoric

adj. (of the development of something, especially one's career) very rapid

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Inasmuch as

adv. to the extent that, insofar as: these provisions only apply inasmuch as trade between Member States was affected
adv. considering that; since (used to specify the respect in which a statement is true): it was not really a still life inasmuch as the objects were in motion

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While

n. (the while) at the same time; meanwhile: he starts to draw, talking the while
n. during the time that: beseeching him, the while his hand she wrung
v. pass time in a leisurely manner

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Recherché

adj. rare, exotic, or obscure

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Lockstep

n. a way of marching with each person as close to the person in the front: the trio marched in lockstep
n. close adherence to and emulation of another person's actions: they raised prices in lockstep with foreigner competitors

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Gusty

adj. having or showing gusto

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Awash

adj. covered or flooded with seawater or rain
adj. containing large numbers or amounts of something

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Gawp

v. stare openly in a rude or stupid manner

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Floez

n. a sheet of flowing ice

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Thereof

adv. of the thing just mentioned; of that: the member state or a part thereof

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Actuate

v. cause (an object) to operate
v. (usu. be actuated) cause (someone) to act a certain way; motivate

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Premium

n. [as modifier] relating to or denoting a commodity or product of superior quality and therefore a higher price
n. something given as a reward, prize, or incentive

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Prime

adj. of first importance; main
adj. from which another thing may derive or proceed: Diogenes' conclusion that air is the prime matter
n. the beginning or first period of something
v. prepare (someone) for a situation or task, typically by supplying them with relevant information

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Wassail

n. lively and noisy festivities involving the drinking of plentiful amounts of alcohol; revelry
v. [no obj.] drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself in a noisy, lively way
v. go from house to house at Christmas singing carols

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Pigeonhole

n. a category, typically an overly restrictive one, to which someone or something is designed: people identified me with a homely farmer's wife, and I was never allowed to escape that pigeonhole
v. assign to a particular category or class, especially in a manner that is too rigid or exclusive
v. put aside for future consideration: she pigeonholed her worry for him

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Fratricide

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

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Philander

v. [no obj.] (of a man) readily or frequently enter into casual sexual relationships with women

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Frolicsome

adj. lively and playful

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Compass

n. [in sing.] the range or scope of something
n. the enclosing limits of something: the region had within its compass many types of agriculture
v. contrive to accomplish (something): he compassed his end only by exercises of violence

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Possess

v. (possess oneself of) take for one's own: all that the plaintiffs did was possess themselves of the securities
v. maintain (oneself or one's mind or soul) in a condition of patience or quiet: I tried to possess my soul in patience and to forget how hungry I was

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Vital

adj. full of energy; lively
adj. fatal: the wound is vital

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Habit

n. dress; attire
v. dress; clothe

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Caper

v. skip or dance about in a lively 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 on film or stage

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Eudaimonia

n. a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous

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Meliorism

n. the belief that the world can be made better by human effort

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Sophrosyne

n. moderation, discretion, prudence

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Syllogism

n. an instance or form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn (whether validly or not) from two given or assumed propositions (premises), each of which shares a term with the same conclusion, and shares a common or middle term that is not present in the conclusion; composition fallacy
n. deductive reasoning as distinct from induction: logics is rules or syllogism

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Racy

adj. (of speech, writing, or behavior) lively, entertaining, and typically mildly titillating sexually: the novel was considered rather racy at the time
adj. (of a person or thing) showing vigor or spirit
adj. (of a wine, flavor, etc.) having a characteristic quality in a high degree

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Meteoric

adj. (of the development of something, especially one's career) very rapid

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Inasmuch as

adv. to the extent that, insofar as: these provisions only apply inasmuch as trade between Member States was affected
adv. considering that; since (used to specify the respect in which a statement is true): it was not really a still life inasmuch as the objects were in motion

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While

n. (the while) at the same time; meanwhile: he starts to draw, talking the while
n. during the time that: beseeching him, the while his hand she wrung
v. pass time in a leisurely manner

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Recherché

adj. rare, exotic, or obscure

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Lockstep

n. a way of marching with each person as close to the person in the front: the trio marched in lockstep
n. close adherence to and emulation of another person's actions: the raised prices in lockstep with foreigner competitors

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Gusty

adj. having or showing gusto

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Awash

adj. covered or flooded with seawater or rain
adj. containing large numbers or amounts of something

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Gawp

v. stare openly in a rude or stupid manner

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Floe

n. a sheet of flowing ice

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adj. humorous in a playful, mischievous, or facetious manner

Waggish

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n. a quick clever reply to an insult or criticism
v. [with direct speech] make a quick clever reply to an insult or criticism

Riposte

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n. conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies

Repartee

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adj. brave and persistent

Doughty

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adj. glowing with or giving off light

Lucent

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adj. (of a person) affected, overrefined, and ineffectual
adj. no longer capable of effective action; inert

Effete

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adv. with hands on the hips and arms turned outwards
adv. (of other limbs) flung out widely or haphazardly

Akimbo

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n. unpaid debts

Arrears

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v. prove (a person or assertion) to be wrong

Confute

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adj. of, relating to, or situated on the shore of the sea or a lake
n. a region lying along a shore

Littoral

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adj. third in order or levels

Tertiary

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adj. of or relating to the body, especially when regarded distinct from the mind

Somatic

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n. a ghost or ghostlike image of someone, especially one seen shortly before or after their death
n. a wisp or faint trace of something

Wraith

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n. a disgusting or corrupt place

Cesspool

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n. a true principal or belief, especially of fundamental importance
n. truth

Verity

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v. provide or serve as clear evidence of
v. declare that something exists or is the case
v. be a witness to; certify formally

Attest

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n. the utterance or bestowing of a blessing
n. devout or formal invocation of blessedness
n. the state of being blessed

Benediction

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n. social superiority as demonstrated by genteel manners, behavior, or appearances

Gentility

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n. a soft, moist mass of material, typically of plant material or flour, applied to the body to relieve soreness and inflammation and kept in place with a cloth

Poultice

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n. ordinary people, as distinct from professionals or experts

Laity

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n. extreme admiration, reverence, or love for something or someone

Idolatry

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adj. (of animals) active in the daytime
adj. (of flowers) open only during the day
adj. daily; of each day

Diurnal

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n. of or relating to marriage or the relationship between husband and wife

Conjugal

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n. a feeling of pity, distress, or grief

Ruth

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n. uncertainty or doubt as to whether something is the case

Peradventure

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v. [with obj.] casually strike up a relationship with (a prospective sexual partner)
n. a person regarded as a prospective sexual partner

Lumber

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adj. deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing

Arch

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adj. consisting of disorganized, untidy, or incomplete parts
adj. determined, argumentative, or pugnacious

Scrappy

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adj. having the childlike innocence or plump prettiness of a child

Cherubic

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n. the remembering of things from a supposed previous existence (usually with reference to Platonic philosophy)
n. a patient's account of their medical history

Anamnesis

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n. the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earlier in a sentence to avoid repetition such as the word 'do' in "I like it and so do they"
n. the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses

Anaphora

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. the omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a sentence

Asyndeton

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adj. having commited a fault or sin; offending
adj. diseased or causing disease

Peccant

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n. a person or thing cited as a notorious and outstanding example or embodiment of something
n. a word or expression summarizing a thing's characteristics or a person's principles

Byword

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n. a fashion designer who manufactures and sells clothes that have been tailored to a client's specific requirements and measurements

Courturier

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. the action of supplying or distributing an item for use, sale, or official purposes
n. a number or set of items distributed at one time
n. children of one's own
n. a result or outcome of something
n. the action of flowing or coming out
v. result or be derived from

Issue

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adj. conveying or implying a promise
adj. indicative of something to come; full of promise

Promissory

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adj. covering all cases or instances; total and inclusive
v. stifle or keep quiet (a sound)

Blanket

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v. edit (text) for publication
v. censor or obscure (part of a text) for legal or security purposes

Redact

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n. a person who monitors students during an examination

Proctor

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n. courtesy and considerate behavior toward others

Comity

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n. an official order or proclamation issued by a person in authority

Edict

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adj. (of a person) unable to keep still or silent and becoming increasingly difficult to control, especially because of impatience, dissatisfaction, or boredom

Restive

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adj. playful; lighthearted
adj. amorous; lustful

Sportive

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n. a charitable gift of food, clothes, or money
n. a person's lot or destiny

Dole

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v. enjoy oneself unrestrainedly; frolic
n. diversion from work or serious matters; recreation or amusement
n. a pastime, game, or sport

Disport

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n. flirtatious manner or behavior

Coquetry

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n. something given as a reward, prize, or incentive

Premium

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adj. of first importance; main
adj. from which another thing may derive or proceed
n. the beginning or first period of something
v. prepare (someone) for a situation or task, typically by supplying them with relevant information

Prime

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. lively and noisy festivities involving the drinking of plentiful amounts of alcohol; revelry
v. [no obj.] drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself in a noisy, lively way
v. go from house to house at Christmas singing carols

Wassail

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a category, typically an overly restrictive one, to which someone or something is designed
v. assign to a particular category or class, especially in a manner that is too rigid or exclusive
v. put aside for future consideration

Pigeonhole

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

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

Fratricide

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v. [no obj.] (of a man) readily or frequently enter into casual sexual relationships with women

Philander

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adj. lively and playful

Frolicsome

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n. the enclosing limits of something
v. contrive to accomplish (something)

Compass

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v. maintain (oneself or one's mind or soul) in a condition of patience or quiet

Possess

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adj. full of energy; lively
adj. fatal

Vital

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n. dress; attire
v. dress; clothe

Habit

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n. an activity or escapade, typically one that is illicit or ridiculous
n. an amusing or far-fetched story, especially one on film or stage

Caper

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n. a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous

Eudaimonia

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n. the belief that the world can be made better by human effort

Meliorism

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n. moderation, discretion, prudence

Sophrosyne

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. an instance or form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn (whether validly or not) from two given or assumed propositions (premises), each of which shares a term with the same conclusion, and shares a common or middle term that is not present in the conclusion; composition fallacy
n. deductive reasoning as distinct from induction

Syllogism

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. (of a person or thing) showing vigor or spirit
adj. (of a wine, flavor, etc.) having a characteristic quality in a high degree

Racy

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adj. (of the development of something, especially one's career) very rapid

Meteoric

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adv. to the extent that, insofar as
adv. considering that; since (used to specify the respect in which a statement is true)

Inasmuch as

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n. during the time that
v. pass time in a leisurely manner

While

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adj. rare, exotic, or obscure

Recherché

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n. a way of marching with each person as close to the person in the front
n. close adherence to and emulation of another person's actions

Lockstep

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. having or showing gusto

Gusty

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. covered or flooded with seawater or rain
adj. containing large numbers or amounts of something

Awash

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v. stare openly in a rude or stupid manner

Gawp

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n. a sheet of flowing ice

Floe

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adv. of the thing just mentioned; of that

Thereof

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v. cause (an object) to operate

Actuate

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Actuate

v. cause (an object) to operate
v. (usu. be actuated) cause (someone) to act a certain way; motivate

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Gauzy

adj. resembling gauze; thin and transclucent

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Vis-a-vis

n. a person or group occupying a corresponding position to that of another person or group in a different area or domain; a counterpart
n. a face-to-face meeting
adv. in a position facing a specified or implied subject: he was standing there vis-a-vis with Miss Arundel
prep. in relation to; with regards to: deal with women's needs vis-a-vis employment
prep. as compared with; as opposed to: the advantage for U.S. exports is the value of the dollar vis-a-vis other currencies

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Meld

n. a thing formed by merging or blending

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Define the following:

Mesh

n. a material made of a network of wire or thread
n. the spacing between individual threads that form mesh
n. an interlaced structure
n. [in sing.] used with reference to a complex or constricting situation
v. (of the teeth of a gearwheel) locked together or be engaged in another gearwheel: one gear meshes with the input gear
v. make or become entangled or entwined: the fingers meshed

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Intramural

adj. situated or done with a community: an intramural social symbol within the tribe

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

Hoyden

n. a boisterous girl

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Waspish

adj. readily expressing anger or irritation

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Define the following:

Temporize

v. [no obj.] avoid making a decision or committing oneself in order to gain time: the opportunity waa missed because the mayor still temporized
v. temporarily adopt a particular course in order to conform to the circumstances

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Plug

n. a tired or old horse

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Clodhopper

n. a large, heavy shoe
n. a foolish, awkward, or clumsy person

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Define the following:

Dominion

n. sovereignty; control
n. (usu. dominions) the territory of a sovereign or government

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Metric

n. a system or standard of measurements

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. resembling gauze; thin and transclucent

Gauzy

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a person or group occupying a corresponding position to that of another person or group in a different area or domain; a counterpart
n. a face-to-face meeting
adv. in a position facing a specified or implied subject
prep. in relation to; with regards to
prep. as compared with; as opposed to

Vis-a-vis

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a thing formed by merging or blending

Meld

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. an interlaced structure
n. [in sing.] used with reference to a complex or constricting situation
v. (of the teeth of a gearwheel) locked together or be engaged in another gearwheel
v. make or become entangled or entwined

Mesh

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. situated or done with a community

Intramural

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a boisterous girl

Hoyden

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

adj. readily expressing anger or irritation

Waspish

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

v. [no obj.] avoid making a decision or committing oneself in order to gain time
v. temporarily adopt a particular course in order to conform to the circumstances

Temporize

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a tired or old horse

Plug

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a large, heavy shoe
n. a foolish, awkward, or clumsy person

Clodhopper

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. sovereignty; control

Dominion

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Which of your vocabulary words means the following?

n. a system or standard of measurements

Metric