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Rig

Fix or manipulate

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Requite

Repay; Revenge

3

Exorbitant

Excessive

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Discriminating

Able to see differences; Prejudiced

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Recumbent

Reclining; Lying down completely or in part

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Don

Put on

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Grapple

Wrestle; Come to grips with

8

Extant

Still in existence

9

Debunk

Expose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.; Ridicule

10

Droll

Queer and amusing

11

Paramount

Foremost in importance; Supreme

12

Aureole

Sun's corona; Halo

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Requisite

Necessary requirement

14

Choreography

Art of repressing dances in written symbols; Arrangement of dances

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Aphasia

Loss of speech due to injury or illness

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Incline

Slope; Slant; Influence in favor of something

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Quiver

Tremble; Shake

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Simplistic

Oversimplified

19

Optician

Maker and seller of eyeglasses

20

Rue

Regret; Lament; Mourn

21

Decrepitude

State of collapse caused by illness or old age

22

Sportive

Playful

23

Extol

Praise; Glorify

24

Circumvent

Outwit; Baffle

25

Centigrade

Measure of temperature used widely in Europe

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Malady

Illness

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Fabricate

Build; Lie

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Gaudy

Flashy; Showy

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Slough

Cast off

30

Belittle

Disparage or depreciate; Put down

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Paltry

Insignificant; Petty; Trifling

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Breach

Breaking of contract or duty; Fissure or gap

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Evasive

Not frank; Eluding

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Parody

Humorous imitation; Spoof; Takeoff; Travesty

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Sate

Satisfy to the full; Cloy

36

Erratic

Odd; Unpredictable

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Tangible

Able to be touched; Real; Palpable

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Pariah

Social outcast

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Glutton

Someone who eats too much

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Tyro

Beginner; Novice

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Avenge

Take vengeance for something (or on behalf of someone)

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Prudent

Cautious; Careful

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Prosperity

Good fortune; Financial success; Physical well0being

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Vindicate

Clear from blame; Exonerate; Justify or support

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Sheer

Very thin or transparent; Very steep; Absolute