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Cards (218)

Section 1

(50 cards)

disposition

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mood or inclination towards something

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awry

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skewed; not expected

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interim

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interval of time

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salvaged

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rescued

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versatile

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embracing a variety of subjects; capable of many uses

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flirtation

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behavior that demonstrates playful sexual behavior

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chronicle

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historical account of events in order of time

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convention

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agreement, contract; usage or custom in social matters

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likewise

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in like manner, similarly; in addition

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engraved

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physically written into

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rafter

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a beam extending from the peak of a roof

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stature

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natural height; status or quality gained by growth

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rebuked

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express sharp disapproval or criticism

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sow

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plant by scattering

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glittering

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shining

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patronize

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to adopt a superior and snobby air towards; to be a frequent or regular client of

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deprivation

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a damaging lack of something

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unsightly

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not pleasing to see

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statutory

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realting to statues

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plasied

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spur

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a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive.

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stomped

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tread heavily and noisily

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rectify

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to fix; to make right

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undulating

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move in a wavelike motion

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decorative

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serving to make something more attractive

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predecessor

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one that precedes; a person who has previously occupied a position or office which another had succeeded

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naive

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clueless

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tenacious

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not easily pulled apart; persistent, not giving up

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abolition

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to act of destroying a system, practice, or institution

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yonder

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in the far distance

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cowhide

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a cow's hide (outside skin)

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plow

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an implement used to cut, lift, and turn over soil especially in preparing a seedbed

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devious

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a path longer and less direct than, showing a skillful use of underhanded tactics

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subtle

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so delicate or precise to be difficult to describe

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immobile

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not moving, motionless

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fluctuate

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to shift back and forth; to rise and fall

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distortion

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twisting or altering something out of its true or original state

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shudder

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to tremble convulsively

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coaxed

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persuade by flattery

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mediocre

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of moderate or low quality, value, ability, or performance; so-so

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abundant

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existing or occurring in large amounts

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contempt

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to despise, hate; lack of respect for something

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convulsion

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a sudden, violent, irregular movement of a limb or body

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sycamores

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a type of tree

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reckless

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without thinking or caring about the consequences of am action

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unquenchable

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not able to be satisfied

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malignant

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evil in nature; tending to produce death or deterioration

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intricate

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very complicated or detailed

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pulsating

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throbbing, expand and contract with strong movements

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frowning

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to furrow one's brows in displeasure

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Section 2

(50 cards)

aboundant

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more than enough

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deter

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discourage someone from doing something, typically by instilling doubt or fear of the consequences. prevent the occurrence of

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peculiar

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strange or odd; unusual; particular; special.

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promulgation

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support;supporter

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enactment

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the process of passing legislation a law that is passed a process of acting something out

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petal

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each of the segments of the corolla of a flower which are modified leaves and are typically colored.

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unfurl

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make or become spread out from a rolled or folded state, especially in order to be open to the wind.

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alter

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to change or to cause to change in characteristic or composition.

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nectar

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a sugary fluid secreted by plants, which makes into honey by bees.

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proclaim

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announce officially or publicly. declare officially; demonstrate or indicate clearly

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redress

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remedy or set right remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance

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defecate

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discharge feces from the body

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pollinate

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to convey pollen to or deposit pollen on and so allow fertilization.

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gourd

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a fleshy, typically large fruit with a hard skin, some varieties of which are edible.

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flared

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burn with a sudden intensity.

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pulpit

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a raised platform or lectern in a church or chapel from which the preacher delivers a sermon.

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interpose

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to place or insert between one thing and another. to say (words) as an interruption.

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suffice

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be enough or adequate; meet the needs of.

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crux

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the decisive or most important point at issue.

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reception

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the action or process of receiving something sent, given, or inflicted.

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embody

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be an expression of or give a tangible or visible form to. provide with a physical form.

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epistemological

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relating to the theory of knowledge, especially with regard to its methods.

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proliferate

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increase rapidly in numbers; reproduce rapidly; cause to reproduce rapidly.

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indifference

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lack of interest, concern, or sympathy.

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democratisation

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the introduction of a democratic system or democratic principles.

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authoritative

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able to be trusted as being accurate or true; reliable.

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interposition

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main driving force

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reverence

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deep respect for someone or something. a gesture indicati of respect or curtsy.

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endeavor

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to try hard to do or achieve something an attempt to achieve a goal

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amend

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to make minor changes in order to make it fairer, more accurate, or more up-to-date.

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urge

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to encourage

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vestigial

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forming a very small remnant of something that was once much larger or more noticeable.

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reluctance

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unwillingness or disinclination to do something.

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prattle

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talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way.

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mere

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a lake, pond; the smallest or slightest; that is solely or no more or better than what is specified.

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limp

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walk with difficulty, typically because of a damaged or stiff leg or foot. a tendency to limp.

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ubiquitous

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present, appearing, or found everywhere.

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provision

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an amount or thing supplied or provided. aa condition or requirement in a legal document the action of providing or supplying something for use.

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sake

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used to express impatience, annoyance, urgency, or desperation; for the purpose of; in the interest of; in order to achieve or preserve.

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smudge

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(v.)cause to become messily smeared by rubbing it.

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accompany

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to go somewhere with someone as a companion or escort. to be present or occur at the same time as something else.

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explicit

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clear; be able to see through

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shuttle

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a form of transportation that travels regularly between two places. to travel regularly between two or more places

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trample

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tread on and crush

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dreaded

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regarded with great fear or apprehension to anticipate with great apprehension or fear

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swab

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to clean an absorbent pad or piece of material used in surgery and medicine for cleaning wounds; a mop or other absorbent device for cleaning or mopping up a floor or other surface.

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ramp up

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increase or cause to increase in amount.

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grove

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a small wood, orchard, or group of trees.

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aviator

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a pilot

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legislative

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having the power to make laws

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Section 3

(50 cards)

desolation

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a state of complete emptiness or destruction. loneliness

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acquisition

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the learning or developing of a skill, habit, or quality.

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adjudication

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the action or process of adjudicating. a formal judgment on a disputed matter.

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orchard

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a piece of land planted with fruit trees.

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yearn

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have an intense feeling of longing(wanting) for something, typically something that one has lost or been separated from.

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administer

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manage and be responsible for the running of.

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obsolete

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none existent no longer produced or used.

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embrace

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to accept

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contemporary

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living or occurring at the same time. a person or thing living or existing at the same time as another.

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covet

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yearn to possess or have(something).

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fatuous

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silly and pointless

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expedite

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make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly.

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prosperous

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successful in material terms. bringing wealth and success

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prevail

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prove more powerful than opposing forces; be victorious persuade someone to do something. be widespread in a particular area at a particular time.

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hasten

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to make faster

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exhaustive

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examining, including, or considering all elements or aspects, fully comprehensive

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primitive

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synonyms: ancient, first.

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contemplate

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look thoughtfully for a long time at think about

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interminable

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endless

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lithography

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the process of printing from a flat surface treated so as to repel the ink except where it is required for printing.

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cede

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give up(power or territory)

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irresistible

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too attractive and tempting to be resisted

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jurisdiction

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the official power to make legal decisions and judgements. the extent of the power to make legal decisions and judgments.

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diversion

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adjudicate

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make a formal judgement or decision about a problem or disputed matter.

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stricken

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(adj)showing great distress seriously affected by an undesirable condition or unpleasant feeling.

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scrutinize

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examine or inspect closely and thoroughly.

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dissolution

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the closing down or dismissal of an assembly, partnership, or official body, decomposition.

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concession

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a thing that is granted

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fascination

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the power to fascinate someone; the quality of being fascinating.

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proprietor

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the owner of a business, or holder of property.

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devour

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eat hungrily or quickly; read quickly and eagerly

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perchance

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by some chance; perhaps

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apt

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appropriate or suitable in the circumstances. having a tendency to do something quick to learn

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confer

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have discussions, exchange opinions; grant or bestow

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fascinate

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draw irresistibly the attention and interest of someone

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drastic

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extra

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monetary

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relating to money or currency

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quarrel

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(n.)an angry argument or disagreement. (v.)have an angry argument or disagreement,

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imperceptibly

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impossible to perceive

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fade

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gradually grow faint and disapper

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bewilder

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cause to become perplexed and confused

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desecrate

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treat with violent disrespect;violate

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transgress

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to infringe or go beyond the bounds of

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sacred

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religious rather than secular. embodying the laws or doctrines of a religion. regarded with great respect and reverence by a particular religion or individual.

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advocate

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to publicly encourage; to urge a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.

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squabbling

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quarrel noisily over a trivial matter.

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frown

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disapprove of.; furrow one's brow in an expression of disapproval, displeasure, or concentration.

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bestow

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confer or present (an honor, right, or gift)

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stimulate

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to raise level of nerve

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Section 4

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indolent

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(adj) wanting to avoid activity or exertion; lazy.

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slender

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gracefully thin.

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recline

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lean or lie back in a relaxed position with the back supported. be able to have the back moved into a sloping position.

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vociferously

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in a loud and forceful manner.

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adorn

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make more beautiful or attractive.

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dazzle

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(of a bright light) blind (a person) temporarily.

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settee

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a long upholstered seat for more than one person.

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doom

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(v.)condemn to certain destruction or death. cause to have an unfortunate and inescapable outcome.

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imperceptible

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impossible to perceive

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perceive

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(v.) become aware or conscious of (something); come to realize or understand. interpret or look on (something) in a particular way; regard as.

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mettle

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(n.)a person's ability to cope well with difficulties or to face a demanding situation in a spirited and resilient way.

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tenacity

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(n.) the quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly; grip; determination; perseverance.

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resemble

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have qualities or features, especially those of appearance, in common with( someone); look or seem like.

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galvanize

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(v.)shock or excite someone, typically into taking action.

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awning

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a sheet of canvas or other material stretched on a frame and used to keep the sun or rain off a storefront, window, doorway, or deck.

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entrench

Front

establish ( an attitude, habit, or belief) so firmly that change is very difficult or unlikely.

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accustom

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(v.)make (someone or something) accept something as normal or usual. be used to.

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hideous

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(adj.) ugly or disgusting to look at extremely unpleasant.

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laboriously

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(adv) in a way that takes considerable time and effort.

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genteel

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(adj) polite, refined, or respectable.

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rigor

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(n.) the quality of being extremely thorough, exhaustive, or accurate.

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controversial

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(adj) giving rise or likely to give rise to public disagreement.

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altruistic

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showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others; unselfish.

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indignantly

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(adv) in a manner indicating anger or annoyance at something perceived a unfair

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etch

Front

engrave (metal, glass. or stone) by coating it with a protective layer. cut or carve on surface.

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irises

Front

a flat colored membrane behind the cornea of the eye, with an adjustable circular opening in the center.

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astonishing astonish

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(adj.)extremely surprising or impressive; amazing (v.)surprise or impress (someone) greatly.

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assimilate

Front

take in( information, ideas, or culture) and understand fully. cause to resemble.

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assent

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(n.) the expression of approval or agreement. (v.) express approval or agreement.

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retain

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(v.)continue to have something. keep in one's memory. absorb and continue to hold a substance. keep in place.

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stodgy

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(adj.)dull and uninspired; boring; unexciting;

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perch

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(v.)be situated above or on the edge of something.

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impose (on)

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(v)force something unfamiliar to be accepted or put in place. take advantage of someone by demanding their attention or commitment.

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supple

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bending and moving easily and gracefully; flexible. (v.) make more flexible.

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tendentious

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(adj) expressing or intending to promote a particular cause or point of view, especially a controversial one.

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invincible

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(adj)too powerful to be defeated or overcome.

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aft

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at, near, or toward the stern of a ship

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rational

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(adj) based on or in accordance with reason or logic; logical.

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intermittently

Front

(adv.) at irregular intervals; not continuously or steadily.

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wicker

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intensify

Front

become or make more intense.

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outhouse

Front

an outbuilding containing a toilet.

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utter

Front

(adj.)complete; absolute. (v.) make (a sound) with one's voice.

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shore

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the land along the edge of a sea lake or other large body of water.

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wrench

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(v.) pull or twist suddenly and violently. injure a part of body as a result of a sudden twisting movement.

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nonchalantly

Front

in a casually calm and relaxed manner.

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clad

Front

provide with a covering or coating.

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precede

Front

(v.)come before (something) in time. come before in order or position go in front or ahead of. preface or introduce something with.

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allure

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(n.)the quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating. (v.)powerfully attract or charm.

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radiant

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(adj)sending out light; shining brightly. (n.)a point or object from which light or heat radiates, especially a heating element in an electric or gas heater.

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Section 5

(18 cards)

enlightenment

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(n) the action of enlightening or the state of being enlightened.

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pretension

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(n.)a claim or the assertion of a claim to something. ostentatiousness. (v.) apply tension to an object before some other process or event

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contrived

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protent

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(n.) a sign or warning that something is likely to happen

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portentous

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(adj) of or like a portent

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cunning

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(adj.) having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or evasion; 교활한.

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lieutenant

Front

(n.) a deputy or substitute acting for a superior. a naval officer of a high rank.

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carcinoma

Front

(n.)a cancer arising in the epithelial tissue of the skin or of the lining of the internal organs.

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substantial

Front

(adj)of considerable importance. concerning the essentials of something.

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deceive (into)

Front

(v.)cause someone to believe something that is not true. give a mistaken impression.

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ostentatious

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(adj.) designed to impress or attract notice.

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contrive

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(v.) create an object or a situation by deliberate use of skill and artifice. manage to do something foolish or create an undesirable situation.

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battalion

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(n.) a large body of troops ready for battle

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vanity

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(n.)excessive pride in or admiration of one's own appearance or achievements.

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corridor

Front

(n.) a long passage in a building from which doors lead into rooms.

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vengeance

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(n.) punishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or wrong; revenge.

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infantry

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(n.) soldiers marching or fighting on foot.

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restraint

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(n.) a measure or condition that keeps someone or something under control or within limits. unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behavior; self-control

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