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aspersion

slander | calumny

2

androphobia

fear of men

3

somatic

of the body | corporal / -eal

4

flak

criticism | aspersion | calumny | excoriation | anti-aircraft guns

5

comely

Attractive | beautiful or handsome

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stupefy

to stun | baffle | amaze

7

plumb

get to the root of

8

endodontics

dental speciality of pulp & root canal

9

odious

repulsive hateful

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affiance

give to (in marriage) | assure by promise

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berate

scold sharply | reproach | vituperate | upbraid

12

elicit

draw out

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peruse

to examine with great care

14

exodontics

dental speciality of tooth extraction

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expiation

The act of making amends for wrongdoing | atonement

16

avatar

incarnation | new personification of a familiar idea

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contentious

argumentative | combative | quarrelsome | pugnacious | bellicose

18

recumbent

lying down | in a position of comfort or rest | reclining | decumbent

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spurious

false; counterfeit

20

cardiology

study of heart

21

pry

get something | inquire too curiously

22

fluster

make nervous or confused

23

bagatelle

A trifle | unimportant

any of various games involving the rolling of balls into scoring areas

24

consternation

feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected

25

propitiatory

conciliatory appeasing mitigating

26

commodious

having plenty of space for what is needed

27

stymie

to hinder | obstruct or block

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relapse

fall back again

29

verisimilitude

appearing TRUE or real

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ulterior

situated beyond

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fulgent

shining intensely | dazzling

32

deplete

use until none remains

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osteopath

has interests in bones & blood vessels

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proscribe

denounce as dangerous

35

compendium

a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work | collection

36

imminent

likely to come or happen soon

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abstruse

difficult to comprehend | obscure | esoteric | recondite

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predilection

special liking | mental preference

39

repine

to be discontented, to fret

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chastened

corrected punished

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incursion

a raid | a sudden attack

42

enzyme

catalyst

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epitome

summary | abstract | synopsis | prologue / standard example | paradigm

44

restive

refusing to move reluctant to be controlled

45

persiflage

light teasing | banter

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avarice

greed | esp for wealth

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adulation

excessive praise | flattery | sycophancy

48

victuals

stock or supply of foods

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veneration

regard with deep respect

50

trite

repeated too often | banal | platitude | cliched | hackneyed

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craven

cowardly person | pusillanimous

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forage

food for horses and cattle

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lien

legal claim until a debt on it is repaid

54

cumbersome

burdensome heavy and awkward to carry

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adiposity

the quality or state of being fat | obesity

56

systolic

Blood pressure during heart beat (maximum pressure exerted on the arteries). 90 - 120 mmHg. More important with age. Happens when left ventricles contracts.

57

diastolic

Blood pressure between heart beats (minimum pressure exerted on the arteries). 60 - 80 mmHg. More important in youth.

58

meant as a joke

jocular

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slander | calumny

aspersion

60

to move in wavelike fashion fluctuate | sinuate

undulate

61

fear of men

androphobia

62

bearing in abundance especially offspring | intellectually productive

prolific

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of the body

somatic

64

keep the memory of

commemorate

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criticism | aspersion | calumny | excoriation | anti-aircraft guns

flak

66

brave

valorous

67

to stun | baffle | amaze

stupefy

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get to the root of

plumb

69

not good enough | unable to have young ones without value

barren

70

lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness

wizened

71

voluntary | free

gratuitous

72

scent waving movement carry lightly through

waft

73

attention/give notice to

heed

74

repulsive hateful

odious

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give to (in marriage) | assure by promise

affiance

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scold sharply | reproach | vituperate | upbraid

berate

77

draw out

elicit

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to examine with great care

peruse

79

dental speciality of tooth extraction

exodontics

80

the act of making amends for wrongdoing | atonement

expiation

81

incarnation | new personification of a familiar idea

avatar

82

being different in moral standards (from normal)

deviance

83

argumentative | combative | quarrelsome | pugnacious | bellicose

contentious

84

lying down | in a position of comfort or rest | reclining

recumbent

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false; counterfeit

spurious

86

get something | inquire too curiously

pry

87

make nervous or confused

fluster

88

a trifle | unimportantany of various games involving the rolling of balls into scoring areas

bagatelle

89

feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected

consternation

90

conciliatory appeasing mitigating

propitiatory

91

having plenty of space for what is needed

commodious

92

to hinder | obstruct or block

stymie

93

fall back again

relapse

94

situated beyond

ulterior

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shining intensely | dazzling

fulgent

96

use until none remains

deplete

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has interests in bones & blood vessels

osteopath

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denounce as dangerous

proscribe

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a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work | collection

compendium

100

difficult to comprehend | obscure | esoteric | recondite

abstruse

101

special liking | mental preference

predilection

102

to be discontented, to fret

repine

103

corrected punished

chastened

104

a raid | a sudden attack

incursion

105

summary | abstract | synopsis | prologue / standard example | paradigm

epitome

106

refusing to move reluctant to be controlled

restive

107

light teasing | banter

persiflage

108

greed | esp for wealth

avarice

109

excessive praise | flattery | sycophancy

adulation

110

stock or supply of foods

victuals

111

regard with deep respect

veneration

112

repeated too often | banal | platitude | cliched | hackneyed

trite

113

cowardly person | pusillanimous

craven

114

food for horses and cattle

forage

115

legal claim until a debt on it is repaid

lien

116

the quality or state of being fat | obesity

adiposity

117

Blood pressure during heart beat (maximum pressure exerted on the arteries). 90 - 120 mmHg. More important with age. Happens when left ventricles contracts.

systolic

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Blood pressure between heart beats (minimum pressure exerted on the arteries). 60 - 80 mmHg. More important in youth.

diastolic

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flag

droop | sink | or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness