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Expatriate

Exile; Someone who has withdrawn from his native land

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Girth

Distance around something; Circumfernce

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Rapt

Absorbed; Enchanted

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Genteel

Well-bred; Elegant

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Impetuous

Violent; Hasty; Rash

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Pine

Languish, decline; Long for, yearn

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Solvent

Able to pay all debts

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Murky

Dark and gloomy; Thick with fog; Vague

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Unfathomable

Imcomprehensible; Impenetrable

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Nascent

Incipient; Coming into being

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Medley

Mixture

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Trappings

Outward decorations; Ornaments

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Iniquious

Wicked; Immoral; Unrighteous

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Discordant

Not harmonious; Conflicting

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Placid

Peaceful; Calm

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Microcosm

Small world; The world in miniature

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Quarry

Dig into

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Indices

Signs; Indications

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Abjure

Renounce upon oath

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Aquiline

Curved, hooked

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Complementary

Serving to complete something

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Homage

Honor; Tribute

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Precipitous

Steep; Overhasty

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Reiterate

Repeat

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Skirmish

Minor fight

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Decrepit

Worn out b age

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Mirage

Unreal reflection; Optical illusion

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Entrepreneur

Businessman; Contractor

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Frgality

Thrift; Economy

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Pall

Grow tiresome

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Passport

Legal document identifying the bearer as a citizen of a country and allowing him or her to travel abroad

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Abbreviate

Shorten

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Affected

Artificial; Pretended; Assumed in order to impress

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Exemplary

Serving as a model; Outstanding

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Supercilious

Arrogant; Condescending; Patronizing

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Transcendent

Surpassing; Exceeding ordinary limits; Superior

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Unctuous

Oily; Bland; Insincerely suave

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Dissection

Analysis; Cutting apart in order to examine

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Prototype

Original work as a model by others

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Delirium

Mental disorder marked by confusion

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Primordial

Existing at the beginning (of time); Rudimentary

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Subjective

Occurring or taking place within the subject; Unreal

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Prune

Cut away; Trim

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Justification

Good or just reason; Defense; Excuse

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Maim

Mutilate; Injure