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Trek

Travel; Journey

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Optimist

Person who looks on the good side

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Advent

Arrival

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Indubitable

Unable to be doubted; Unquestionable

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Marred

Damaged; Disfigured

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Replica

Copy

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Bombardment

Attack with missiles

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Quietude

Tranquility

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Horde

Crowd; Swarm; Agglomeration

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Guile

Deceit; Duplicity; Wiliness; Cunning

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Actuate

Motivate

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Doleful

Sorrowful

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Hazy

Slightly obscure

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Inalienable

Not to be taken away; Nontransferable

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Calligraphy

Beautiful writing; Excellent penmanship

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Torso

Trunk of statue with head and limbs missing; Human trunk

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Propulsive

Driving forward

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Bate

Let down; Restrain

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Torrent

Rushing stream; Flood

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Usurp

Seize another's power or rank

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Therapeutic

Curative

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Mundane

Worldly as opposed to spiritual; Everyday

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Inception

Start; Beginning

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Beseech

Beg; Plead with

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Equanimity

Calmness of temperament; Composure

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Gist

Essence

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Deadlock

Standstill; Stalemate

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Substantial

Ample; Solid; Essential

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Replenish

Fill up again

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Pedestrian

Ordinary; Unimaginative

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Canvass

Determine votes

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Unconscionable

Unscrupulous; Excessive

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Array

Clothe; Adorn

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Ameliorate

Improve

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Unaccountable

Inexplicable; Unreasonable or mysterious

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Tract

Region of land (often imprecisely described); Pamphlet

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Membrane

Thin soft sheet of animal or vegetable tissue

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Gall

Bitterness; Nerve

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Morose

Ill-humored; Sullen; Melancholy

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Assessment

Evaluation; Judgment

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Dwarf

Cause to seem small

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Vogue

Popular fashion

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Annex

Attach; Take possession of

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Epithet

Word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing

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Caldron

Large kettle