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This is a fundamental set of words for any GRE exam preparation. In all GRE test sections, either reading or writing, you cannot avoid these words. You have to get them if you want to get a good score.


abasement: humiliation; degradation

abhor: fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate

abrasive: rubbing away; tending to grind down

abrogate: abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority

absolution: act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest

abstain: refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice

abstemious: sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate

abstruse: obscure; profound; difficult to understand.

accolade: award of merit; expression of approval; praise

acquiesce: assent; agree without protesting

acrid: unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent

acrophobia: fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places

acuity: sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness

adamant: extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding

adroit: skillful and adept under pressing conditions

adulation: excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise

adversity: state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune

advocate: speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something

aesthetic: elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste

affable: easily approachable; warmly friendly

alacrity: cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness

alchemy: medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming

alibi: an excuse that shows someone was not at a crime scene

allay: calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve

alleviate: provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part

aloof: apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote

altruism: putting others first; being self-sacrificing

amass: collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit

ambiguity: state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty

ambiguous: unclear or doubtful in meaning

ambivalence: state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate

ambulatory: able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary

ameliorate: make or become better; improve; grow better

amelioration: improvement

amiable: good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly

amity: friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations

amorphous: formless; lacking shape or definition

analgesic: serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness

analogous: comparable; similar or alike

anarchy: absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion

anecdote: short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography

animosity: bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act

annex: append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit

annex: append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit

anomaly: irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order

antagonism: active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor

antagonistic: opposed; hostile; aggressive

antediluvian: antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times

anthology: book of literary selections by various authors

antiquated: too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged

apathetic: feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent

apathy: lack of caring; indifference

apocryphal: untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious

appease: bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve

apprehensive: capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive

arable: fit for growing crops, as by plowing

arbitrary: randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle

arcane: secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated

archaic: no longer current or applicable; antiquated

bigot: hypocrite, especially, superstitious hypocrite; one who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics

bilk: defraud or cheat; frustrate or disappoint; evade or escape from

billowing: swelling out in waves; surging; stormy; affected by storms

blasphemy: act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity

blatant: flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive

blighted: suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled

blithe: gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted

blunderbuss: 1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person

bolster: support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion

bombast: arrogant, pompous language

boorish: rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners

bourgeois: middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional

braggart: boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person

brawny: muscular

brevity: quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression

bristle: to show irritation

broach: introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce

brusque: abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly

bulwark: earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends

bureaucracy: over-regulated administrative system

burgeon: grow forth; send out buds; grow or develop rapidly

burnish: make shiny by rubbing; polish

buttress: support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence

byline: the line that tells you who wrote an article

cacophony: discordant loud noises

cajole: influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering

caldron: large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron

callow: youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers

candid: straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial

candor: frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

cantankerous: ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious

capacious: capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy

capitulate: surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply

carping: fault-finding; excessive complaining; of unreasonable criticism or censure

cartographer: one who makes maps or charts

castigate: criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication

catharsis: purging or cleansing of any passage of body

caucus: private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy

caustic: capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action

cavalcade: ceremonial procession or display; succession or series

celerity: swiftness of action or motion; speed

censorious: critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure

censure: expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame

cerebral: relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional

certitude: state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence

chary: cautious; sparing or restrained about giving

chastises: punishes

chicanery: mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry

chimerical: fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative

choleric: hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger

chronicler: person who records historical information

circuitous: being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct

circumlocution: indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing

circumscribe: limit narrowly; confine; draw a line around; encircle

circumspect: carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious

circumvent: surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit

clairvoyant: having foresight; fortuneteller

clamor: noise; loud outcry; expression of discontent or protest

clandestine: secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

counterfeit: make a copy of, usually with the intent to defraud; forge

covert: secretive, not openly shown

cower: recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from

credible: capable of being credited or believed; worthy of belief; entitled to confidence; trustworthy

creditable: praiseworthy

credulous: apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting; believed too readily

crepuscular: active at dawn and dusk

cringe: shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility

cryptic: having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher

curtail: cut short or reduce; cut off end or tail, or any part

cynical: skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic

debility: weakness; incapacity

debunking: exposing false claims or myths

decathlon: an athletic competition with ten events

decorum: propriety in manners and conduct; good taste in manners; conventions or requirements of polite behavior

decoy: lure or bait; means used to mislead or lead into danger

deference: willingness to carry out the wishes of others; great respect

defoliate: strip leaves or branches from; cause leaves of plant, tree, or forest to fall off, especially by use of chemicals

defunct: dead; no longer in use or existence

degradation: humiliation; debasement; decline to a lower condition, quality, or level

deleterious: having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous

deliberate: consider; think about carefully; weigh

delineation: demarcation; explanation; definition; outlining

demur: object because of doubts; hesitate

denounce: condemn openly; criticize; make known in formal manner

deplete: decrease fullness of; use up or empty out

deplore: feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn; express sorrow or grief over; regret

depravity: extreme corruption or degradation; wickedness

deprecate: express disapproval of; protest against; belittle

deride: ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt

derogatory: expressing low opinion; disparaging; belittling

desecrate: violate with violence, especially to sacred place

desecration: spoiling something holy

desist: cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear

despondent: in low spirits from loss of hope or courage

destitution: hardship; poverty; misery

deter: keep from; stop; prevent or discourage from acting

deteriorate: become worse; decline

detrimental: causing damage or harm; injurious

devoured: greedily eaten/consumed

dexterous: skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill

dichotomy: a division into two parts

didactic: intended to teach; instructive

diffident: lacking confidence

digress: turn aside, especially from main subject in writing or speaking

dike: dam; embankment

dilemma: predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options

dilettante: person who dabbles in a subject without serious study

diligent: assiduous; industrious; hard-working

diorama: model of a scene

dirge: a piece of music of a mournful character, to accompany funeral rites; funeral hymn

disapprobation: disapproval

discern: detect; perceive

discord: conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things

discordancy: cacophony; harshness; jarring

discrepancy: lack of consistency; difference

discriminate: make a clear distinction; distinguish; make sensible decisions; judge wisely

discursiveness: long windedness; indirectness

disdain: view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion

enfranchise: admit to rights of citizenship, especially the right to vote

engender: cause; bring into existence; give rise to

enhance: make better or more attractive; increase; improve

enigma: puzzle; difficult problem

ensconce: settle oneself securely or comfortably; place or conceal in secure place

enshroud: cover

enunciation: clear pronunciation; accent; articulation

envenom: to cause bitterness and bad feeling

ephemeral: short-lived; enduring a very short time

epicure: a person with refined taste, especially in food and wine

epistle: a writing directed or sent to a person or persons; a written communication; letter

epistolary: consisting of letters; written in form of or carried on by letters

epitomized: typified; characterized; personified

equivocate: lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth

err: make a mistake

erratic: no fixed or regular course; wandering

esoteric: hard to understand; known only in a particular group

espouse: take in marriage; marry; give one's loyalty or support to; adopt

etymology: study of historical development of languages, particularly as manifested in individual words

eulogy: expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death

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abasement
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recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
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gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
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opposed; hostile; aggressive
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humiliation; degradation
abhor
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fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
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refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
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short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography
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lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth
abrasive
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recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
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excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise
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rubbing away; tending to grind down
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short-lived; enduring a very short time
abrogate
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abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
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view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion
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abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly
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typified; characterized; personified
absolution
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act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
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skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill
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surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply
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flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
abstain
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consider; think about carefully; weigh
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turn aside, especially from main subject in writing or speaking
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refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
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having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous
abstemious
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violate with violence, especially to sacred place
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assiduous; industrious; hard-working
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sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
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medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming
abstruse
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refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
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obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
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punishes
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fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
accolade
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easily approachable; warmly friendly
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cause; bring into existence; give rise to
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hypocrite, especially, superstitious hypocrite; one who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics
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award of merit; expression of approval; praise
acquiesce
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dead; no longer in use or existence
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assent; agree without protesting
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decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
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make a copy of, usually with the intent to defraud; forge
acrid
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consider; think about carefully; weigh
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unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
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cover
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become worse; decline
acrophobia
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fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
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settle oneself securely or comfortably; place or conceal in secure place
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relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
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violate with violence, especially to sacred place
acuity
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extreme corruption or degradation; wickedness
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absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness
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discordant loud noises
adamant
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extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
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lure or bait; means used to mislead or lead into danger
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expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
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willingness to carry out the wishes of others; great respect
adroit
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an excuse that shows someone was not at a crime scene
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violate with violence, especially to sacred place
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person who dabbles in a subject without serious study
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skillful and adept under pressing conditions
adulation
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excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise
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over-regulated administrative system
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relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
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capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
adversity
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rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
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state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
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arrogant, pompous language
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active at dawn and dusk
advocate
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expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death
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speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
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hard to understand; known only in a particular group
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earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
aesthetic
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elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
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violate with violence, especially to sacred place
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detect; perceive
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arrogant, pompous language
affable
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easily approachable; warmly friendly
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assiduous; industrious; hard-working
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opposed; hostile; aggressive
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to show irritation
alacrity
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having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher
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abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly
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state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
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cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
alchemy
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no longer current or applicable; antiquated
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act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity
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medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming
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excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise
alibi
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limit narrowly; confine; draw a line around; encircle
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calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
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an excuse that shows someone was not at a crime scene
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become worse; decline
allay
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rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
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easily approachable; warmly friendly
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calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
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an excuse that shows someone was not at a crime scene
alleviate
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provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
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unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
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praiseworthy
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refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
aloof
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capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
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become worse; decline
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assent; agree without protesting
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apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
altruism
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putting others first; being self-sacrificing
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lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth
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elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
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capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
amass
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boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person
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absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
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settle oneself securely or comfortably; place or conceal in secure place
ambiguity
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state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty
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decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
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act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
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humiliation; degradation
ambiguous
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antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
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unclear or doubtful in meaning
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no longer current or applicable; antiquated
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carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious
ambivalence
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keep from; stop; prevent or discourage from acting
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state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
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state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
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expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death
ambulatory
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to show irritation
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swiftness of action or motion; speed
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active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
ameliorate
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make or become better; improve; grow better
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quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression
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noise; loud outcry; expression of discontent or protest
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cause; bring into existence; give rise to
amelioration
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to cause bitterness and bad feeling
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obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
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lack of consistency; difference
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improvement
amiable
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good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
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skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill
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act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity
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calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
amity
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having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher
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refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
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mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
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friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
amorphous
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untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
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formless; lacking shape or definition
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excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise
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surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply
analgesic
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state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
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serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
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propriety in manners and conduct; good taste in manners; conventions or requirements of polite behavior
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a writing directed or sent to a person or persons; a written communication; letter
analogous
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relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
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praiseworthy
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short-lived; enduring a very short time
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comparable; similar or alike
anarchy
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absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
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expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death
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relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
anecdote
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skillful and adept under pressing conditions
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short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography
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exposing false claims or myths
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sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
animosity
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praiseworthy
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being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct
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extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
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bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
annex
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lure or bait; means used to mislead or lead into danger
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expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death
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state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
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append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit
anomaly
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influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
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over-regulated administrative system
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irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order
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large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron
antagonism
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mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
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active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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cover
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detect; perceive
antagonistic
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lacking confidence
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straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
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opposed; hostile; aggressive
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fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
antediluvian
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excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise
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strip leaves or branches from; cause leaves of plant, tree, or forest to fall off, especially by use of chemicals
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antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
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apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
anthology
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book of literary selections by various authors
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middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional
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become worse; decline
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greedily eaten/consumed
antiquated
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exposing false claims or myths
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absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
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too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged
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no longer current or applicable; antiquated
apathetic
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feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent
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intended to teach; instructive
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ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious
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willingness to carry out the wishes of others; great respect
apathy
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abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly
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state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
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lack of caring; indifference
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exposing false claims or myths
apocryphal
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influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
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untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
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good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
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apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting; believed too readily
appease
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bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
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make a clear distinction; distinguish; make sensible decisions; judge wisely
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refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
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detect; perceive
apprehensive
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skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
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state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
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capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
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capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
arable
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expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death
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fit for growing crops, as by plowing
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defraud or cheat; frustrate or disappoint; evade or escape from
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assiduous; industrious; hard-working
arbitrary
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no longer current or applicable; antiquated
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secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
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make a mistake
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randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
arcane
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punishes
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secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
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critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure
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dead; no longer in use or existence
archaic
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cause; bring into existence; give rise to
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bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
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no longer current or applicable; antiquated
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capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
bigot
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easily approachable; warmly friendly
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hypocrite, especially, superstitious hypocrite; one who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics
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person who dabbles in a subject without serious study
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surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply
bilk
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defraud or cheat; frustrate or disappoint; evade or escape from
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praiseworthy
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too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged
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friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
billowing
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hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
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swelling out in waves; surging; stormy; affected by storms
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cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness
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serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
blasphemy
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decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
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feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent
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to cause bitterness and bad feeling
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act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity
blatant
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rubbing away; tending to grind down
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flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
Exercise
noise; loud outcry; expression of discontent or protest
Exercise
capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
blighted
Exercise
capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
Exercise
mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
Exercise
suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled
Exercise
large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron
blithe
Exercise
formless; lacking shape or definition
Exercise
gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
Exercise
clear pronunciation; accent; articulation
Exercise
hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
blunderbuss
Exercise
conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
Exercise
lack of caring; indifference
Exercise
1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person
Exercise
discordant loud noises
bolster
Exercise
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
Exercise
sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
Exercise
support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion
Exercise
typified; characterized; personified
bombast
Exercise
arrogant, pompous language
Exercise
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
Exercise
model of a scene
Exercise
hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
boorish
Exercise
puzzle; difficult problem
Exercise
rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
Exercise
swiftness of action or motion; speed
Exercise
intended to teach; instructive
bourgeois
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capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
Exercise
middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional
Exercise
gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
Exercise
suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled
braggart
Exercise
boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person
Exercise
carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious
Exercise
abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
Exercise
admit to rights of citizenship, especially the right to vote
brawny
Exercise
capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
Exercise
express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
Exercise
purging or cleansing of any passage of body
Exercise
muscular
brevity
Exercise
antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
Exercise
quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression
Exercise
causing damage or harm; injurious
Exercise
too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged
bristle
Exercise
assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
a writing directed or sent to a person or persons; a written communication; letter
Exercise
willingness to carry out the wishes of others; great respect
Exercise
to show irritation
broach
Exercise
indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing
Exercise
make a copy of, usually with the intent to defraud; forge
Exercise
cautious; sparing or restrained about giving
Exercise
introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce
brusque
Exercise
frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
Exercise
abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly
Exercise
gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
Exercise
sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness
bulwark
Exercise
in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
Exercise
earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
Exercise
to show irritation
Exercise
make or become better; improve; grow better
bureaucracy
Exercise
calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
Exercise
unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent
Exercise
praiseworthy
Exercise
over-regulated administrative system
burgeon
Exercise
shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility
Exercise
propriety in manners and conduct; good taste in manners; conventions or requirements of polite behavior
Exercise
hypocrite, especially, superstitious hypocrite; one who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics
Exercise
grow forth; send out buds; grow or develop rapidly
burnish
Exercise
make shiny by rubbing; polish
Exercise
criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
Exercise
middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional
Exercise
settle oneself securely or comfortably; place or conceal in secure place
buttress
Exercise
make shiny by rubbing; polish
Exercise
act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity
Exercise
support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
Exercise
act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
byline
Exercise
fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
Exercise
the line that tells you who wrote an article
Exercise
lack of caring; indifference
Exercise
state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence
cacophony
Exercise
discordant loud noises
Exercise
absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
Exercise
randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
Exercise
capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
cajole
Exercise
large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron
Exercise
influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
Exercise
swelling out in waves; surging; stormy; affected by storms
Exercise
irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order
caldron
Exercise
feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn; express sorrow or grief over; regret
Exercise
turn aside, especially from main subject in writing or speaking
Exercise
large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron
Exercise
make a mistake
callow
Exercise
over-regulated administrative system
Exercise
intended to teach; instructive
Exercise
friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
Exercise
youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers
candid
Exercise
lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth
Exercise
able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
Exercise
make a copy of, usually with the intent to defraud; forge
Exercise
straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
candor
Exercise
person who records historical information
Exercise
sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness
Exercise
able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
Exercise
frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
cantankerous
Exercise
ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious
Exercise
untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
Exercise
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
Exercise
person who records historical information
capacious
Exercise
ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
Exercise
muscular
Exercise
capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
Exercise
carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious
capitulate
Exercise
feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn; express sorrow or grief over; regret
Exercise
relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
Exercise
discordant loud noises
Exercise
surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply
carping
Exercise
fault-finding; excessive complaining; of unreasonable criticism or censure
Exercise
critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure
Exercise
frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
Exercise
collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
cartographer
Exercise
one who makes maps or charts
Exercise
disapproval
Exercise
make shiny by rubbing; polish
Exercise
sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness
castigate
Exercise
surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply
Exercise
over-regulated administrative system
Exercise
assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
catharsis
Exercise
expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
Exercise
excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise
Exercise
act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity
Exercise
purging or cleansing of any passage of body
caucus
Exercise
bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
Exercise
private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy
Exercise
introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce
Exercise
act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
caustic
Exercise
capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
Exercise
a division into two parts
Exercise
fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
Exercise
person who records historical information
cavalcade
Exercise
condemn openly; criticize; make known in formal manner
Exercise
ceremonial procession or display; succession or series
Exercise
opposed; hostile; aggressive
Exercise
youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers
celerity
Exercise
large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron
Exercise
settle oneself securely or comfortably; place or conceal in secure place
Exercise
predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options
Exercise
swiftness of action or motion; speed
censorious
Exercise
irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order
Exercise
frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
Exercise
fit for growing crops, as by plowing
Exercise
critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure
censure
Exercise
an athletic competition with ten events
Exercise
expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
Exercise
surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit
Exercise
dam; embankment
cerebral
Exercise
cacophony; harshness; jarring
Exercise
relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
Exercise
easily approachable; warmly friendly
Exercise
make better or more attractive; increase; improve
certitude
Exercise
frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
Exercise
assiduous; industrious; hard-working
Exercise
typified; characterized; personified
Exercise
state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence
chary
Exercise
assiduous; industrious; hard-working
Exercise
cautious; sparing or restrained about giving
Exercise
humiliation; degradation
Exercise
the line that tells you who wrote an article
chastises
Exercise
punishes
Exercise
disapproval
Exercise
antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
Exercise
dead; no longer in use or existence
chicanery
Exercise
randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
Exercise
mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
Exercise
state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty
Exercise
introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce
chimerical
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fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative
Exercise
bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Exercise
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
Exercise
having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous
choleric
Exercise
surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit
Exercise
serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
Exercise
hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
Exercise
no longer current or applicable; antiquated
chronicler
Exercise
person who records historical information
Exercise
cacophony; harshness; jarring
Exercise
award of merit; expression of approval; praise
Exercise
excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise
circuitous
Exercise
state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
Exercise
causing damage or harm; injurious
Exercise
being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct
Exercise
typified; characterized; personified
circumlocution
Exercise
rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners
Exercise
indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing
Exercise
secretive, not openly shown
Exercise
one who makes maps or charts
circumscribe
Exercise
surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit
Exercise
turn aside, especially from main subject in writing or speaking
Exercise
limit narrowly; confine; draw a line around; encircle
Exercise
no fixed or regular course; wandering
circumspect
Exercise
middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional
Exercise
carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious
Exercise
to show irritation
Exercise
criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
circumvent
Exercise
decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
Exercise
fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
Exercise
unclear or doubtful in meaning
Exercise
surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit
clairvoyant
Exercise
secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
Exercise
object because of doubts; hesitate
Exercise
irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order
Exercise
having foresight; fortuneteller
clamor
Exercise
bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Exercise
elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste
Exercise
willingness to carry out the wishes of others; great respect
Exercise
noise; loud outcry; expression of discontent or protest
clandestine
Exercise
one who makes maps or charts
Exercise
secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
Exercise
flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
Exercise
view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion
counterfeit
Exercise
noise; loud outcry; expression of discontent or protest
Exercise
award of merit; expression of approval; praise
Exercise
one who makes maps or charts
Exercise
make a copy of, usually with the intent to defraud; forge
covert
Exercise
friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
Exercise
secretive, not openly shown
Exercise
take in marriage; marry; give one's loyalty or support to; adopt
Exercise
skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
cower
Exercise
recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from
Exercise
fault-finding; excessive complaining; of unreasonable criticism or censure
Exercise
critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure
Exercise
too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged
credible
Exercise
capable of being credited or believed; worthy of belief; entitled to confidence; trustworthy
Exercise
absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
Exercise
keep from; stop; prevent or discourage from acting
Exercise
refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
creditable
Exercise
influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering
Exercise
praiseworthy
Exercise
typified; characterized; personified
Exercise
to cause bitterness and bad feeling
credulous
Exercise
strip leaves or branches from; cause leaves of plant, tree, or forest to fall off, especially by use of chemicals
Exercise
no longer current or applicable; antiquated
Exercise
apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting; believed too readily
Exercise
make a copy of, usually with the intent to defraud; forge
crepuscular
Exercise
support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
Exercise
expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death
Exercise
extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding
Exercise
active at dawn and dusk
cringe
Exercise
lack of consistency; difference
Exercise
shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility
Exercise
act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest
Exercise
fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
cryptic
Exercise
having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher
Exercise
one who makes maps or charts
Exercise
an athletic competition with ten events
Exercise
detect; perceive
curtail
Exercise
greedily eaten/consumed
Exercise
keep from; stop; prevent or discourage from acting
Exercise
clear pronunciation; accent; articulation
Exercise
cut short or reduce; cut off end or tail, or any part
cynical
Exercise
in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
Exercise
consisting of letters; written in form of or carried on by letters
Exercise
skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
Exercise
willingness to carry out the wishes of others; great respect
debility
Exercise
weakness; incapacity
Exercise
shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility
Exercise
state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
Exercise
study of historical development of languages, particularly as manifested in individual words
debunking
Exercise
absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
Exercise
decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
Exercise
extreme corruption or degradation; wickedness
Exercise
exposing false claims or myths
decathlon
Exercise
expressing low opinion; disparaging; belittling
Exercise
bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
Exercise
calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
Exercise
an athletic competition with ten events
decorum
Exercise
propriety in manners and conduct; good taste in manners; conventions or requirements of polite behavior
Exercise
cautious; sparing or restrained about giving
Exercise
able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
Exercise
being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct
decoy
Exercise
active at dawn and dusk
Exercise
make a copy of, usually with the intent to defraud; forge
Exercise
lure or bait; means used to mislead or lead into danger
Exercise
cacophony; harshness; jarring
deference
Exercise
purging or cleansing of any passage of body
Exercise
assiduous; industrious; hard-working
Exercise
willingness to carry out the wishes of others; great respect
Exercise
keep from; stop; prevent or discourage from acting
defoliate
Exercise
keep from; stop; prevent or discourage from acting
Exercise
youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers
Exercise
ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious
Exercise
strip leaves or branches from; cause leaves of plant, tree, or forest to fall off, especially by use of chemicals
defunct
Exercise
dead; no longer in use or existence
Exercise
an athletic competition with ten events
Exercise
too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged
Exercise
express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
degradation
Exercise
friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
Exercise
humiliation; debasement; decline to a lower condition, quality, or level
Exercise
a person with refined taste, especially in food and wine
Exercise
frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
deleterious
Exercise
make shiny by rubbing; polish
Exercise
cautious; sparing or restrained about giving
Exercise
having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous
Exercise
hard to understand; known only in a particular group
deliberate
Exercise
praiseworthy
Exercise
secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
Exercise
consider; think about carefully; weigh
Exercise
purging or cleansing of any passage of body
delineation
Exercise
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
Exercise
state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty
Exercise
an athletic competition with ten events
Exercise
demarcation; explanation; definition; outlining
demur
Exercise
easily approachable; warmly friendly
Exercise
boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person
Exercise
object because of doubts; hesitate
Exercise
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part
denounce
Exercise
suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled
Exercise
strip leaves or branches from; cause leaves of plant, tree, or forest to fall off, especially by use of chemicals
Exercise
condemn openly; criticize; make known in formal manner
Exercise
flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive
deplete
Exercise
decrease fullness of; use up or empty out
Exercise
spoiling something holy
Exercise
purging or cleansing of any passage of body
Exercise
relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional
deplore
Exercise
refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
Exercise
feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn; express sorrow or grief over; regret
Exercise
capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
Exercise
to cause bitterness and bad feeling
depravity
Exercise
extreme corruption or degradation; wickedness
Exercise
lacking confidence
Exercise
putting others first; being self-sacrificing
Exercise
bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
deprecate
Exercise
express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
Exercise
suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled
Exercise
gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
Exercise
limit narrowly; confine; draw a line around; encircle
deride
Exercise
dead; no longer in use or existence
Exercise
ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
Exercise
1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person
Exercise
disapproval
derogatory
Exercise
putting others first; being self-sacrificing
Exercise
expressing low opinion; disparaging; belittling
Exercise
middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional
Exercise
make or become better; improve; grow better
desecrate
Exercise
improvement
Exercise
violate with violence, especially to sacred place
Exercise
fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
Exercise
one who makes maps or charts
desecration
Exercise
in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
Exercise
admit to rights of citizenship, especially the right to vote
Exercise
spoiling something holy
Exercise
skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
desist
Exercise
cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear
Exercise
improvement
Exercise
become worse; decline
Exercise
putting others first; being self-sacrificing
despondent
Exercise
secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
Exercise
a piece of music of a mournful character, to accompany funeral rites; funeral hymn
Exercise
hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
Exercise
in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
destitution
Exercise
apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting; believed too readily
Exercise
assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
hardship; poverty; misery
Exercise
settle oneself securely or comfortably; place or conceal in secure place
deter
Exercise
abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
Exercise
keep from; stop; prevent or discourage from acting
Exercise
bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
Exercise
capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive
deteriorate
Exercise
absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
Exercise
feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent
Exercise
strip leaves or branches from; cause leaves of plant, tree, or forest to fall off, especially by use of chemicals
Exercise
become worse; decline
detrimental
Exercise
causing damage or harm; injurious
Exercise
sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate
Exercise
ceremonial procession or display; succession or series
Exercise
feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent
devoured
Exercise
suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled
Exercise
greedily eaten/consumed
Exercise
extreme corruption or degradation; wickedness
Exercise
make or become better; improve; grow better
dexterous
Exercise
condemn openly; criticize; make known in formal manner
Exercise
putting others first; being self-sacrificing
Exercise
1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person
Exercise
skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill
dichotomy
Exercise
skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
Exercise
a division into two parts
Exercise
admit to rights of citizenship, especially the right to vote
Exercise
fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places
didactic
Exercise
private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy
Exercise
intended to teach; instructive
Exercise
middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional
Exercise
1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person
diffident
Exercise
assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness
Exercise
lacking confidence
Exercise
the line that tells you who wrote an article
digress
Exercise
an athletic competition with ten events
Exercise
introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce
Exercise
turn aside, especially from main subject in writing or speaking
Exercise
bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act
dike
Exercise
hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
Exercise
express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
Exercise
dam; embankment
Exercise
bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve
dilemma
Exercise
greedily eaten/consumed
Exercise
propriety in manners and conduct; good taste in manners; conventions or requirements of polite behavior
Exercise
predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options
Exercise
sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness
dilettante
Exercise
expressing low opinion; disparaging; belittling
Exercise
person who dabbles in a subject without serious study
Exercise
a piece of music of a mournful character, to accompany funeral rites; funeral hymn
Exercise
to show irritation
diligent
Exercise
skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill
Exercise
abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
Exercise
extreme corruption or degradation; wickedness
Exercise
assiduous; industrious; hard-working
diorama
Exercise
model of a scene
Exercise
being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct
Exercise
collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
Exercise
expressing low opinion; disparaging; belittling
dirge
Exercise
fault-finding; excessive complaining; of unreasonable criticism or censure
Exercise
state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty
Exercise
good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
Exercise
a piece of music of a mournful character, to accompany funeral rites; funeral hymn
disapprobation
Exercise
disapproval
Exercise
refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice
Exercise
assiduous; industrious; hard-working
Exercise
capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
discern
Exercise
a person with refined taste, especially in food and wine
Exercise
assent; agree without protesting
Exercise
expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
Exercise
detect; perceive
discord
Exercise
fit for growing crops, as by plowing
Exercise
untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious
Exercise
conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things
Exercise
state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence
discordancy
Exercise
lack of caring; indifference
Exercise
cacophony; harshness; jarring
Exercise
private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy
Exercise
good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly
discrepancy
Exercise
typified; characterized; personified
Exercise
award of merit; expression of approval; praise
Exercise
lack of consistency; difference
Exercise
friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations
discriminate
Exercise
calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
Exercise
violate with violence, especially to sacred place
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praiseworthy
discursiveness
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lure or bait; means used to mislead or lead into danger
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typified; characterized; personified
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long windedness; indirectness
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boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person
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apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting; believed too readily
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fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative
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view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion
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person who dabbles in a subject without serious study
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lacking confidence
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admit to rights of citizenship, especially the right to vote
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apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
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state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence
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disapproval
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exposing false claims or myths
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clear pronunciation; accent; articulation
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cause; bring into existence; give rise to
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in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
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feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn; express sorrow or grief over; regret
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make better or more attractive; increase; improve
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make a clear distinction; distinguish; make sensible decisions; judge wisely
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weakness; incapacity
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skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic
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suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled
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puzzle; difficult problem
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causing damage or harm; injurious
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settle oneself securely or comfortably; place or conceal in secure place
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state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate
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improvement
enshroud
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cacophony; harshness; jarring
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fault-finding; excessive complaining; of unreasonable criticism or censure
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cover
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clear pronunciation; accent; articulation
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able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary
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support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence
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become worse; decline
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to cause bitterness and bad feeling
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model of a scene
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lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth
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randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
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short-lived; enduring a very short time
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state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
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gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted
epicure
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the line that tells you who wrote an article
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a person with refined taste, especially in food and wine
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make shiny by rubbing; polish
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calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve
epistle
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a writing directed or sent to a person or persons; a written communication; letter
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limit narrowly; confine; draw a line around; encircle
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active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
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active at dawn and dusk
epistolary
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consisting of letters; written in form of or carried on by letters
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view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion
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indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing
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demarcation; explanation; definition; outlining
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ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt
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propriety in manners and conduct; good taste in manners; conventions or requirements of polite behavior
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typified; characterized; personified
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secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
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lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth
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being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct
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a writing directed or sent to a person or persons; a written communication; letter
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no fixed or regular course; wandering
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ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious
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puzzle; difficult problem
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hard to understand; known only in a particular group
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ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious
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carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious
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disapproval
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take in marriage; marry; give one's loyalty or support to; adopt
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spoiling something holy
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hardship; poverty; misery
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book of literary selections by various authors
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weakness; incapacity
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study of historical development of languages, particularly as manifested in individual words
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propriety in manners and conduct; good taste in manners; conventions or requirements of polite behavior
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expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death
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 humiliation; degradation


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 fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate


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 rubbing away; tending to grind down


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 abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority


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 act of absolving or the state of being absolved; formal remission of sin imparted by a priest


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 refrain; hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice


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 sparing or moderation in eating and drinking; temperate


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 obscure; profound; difficult to understand.


Spelling Word: abstruse
 award of merit; expression of approval; praise


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 assent; agree without protesting


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 unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent


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 fear of heights; abnormal fear of high places


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 sharpness; acuteness of vision or perception; keenness


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 extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding


Spelling Word: adamant
 skillful and adept under pressing conditions


Spelling Word: adroit
 excessive flattery or admiration; unmerited praise


Spelling Word: adulation
 state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune


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 speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something


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 elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste


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 easily approachable; warmly friendly


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 cheerful promptness or willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness


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 medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming


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 an excuse that shows someone was not at a crime scene


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 calm; pacify; reduce the intensity of; relieve


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 provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part


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 apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote


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 putting others first; being self-sacrificing


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 collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit


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 state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty


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 unclear or doubtful in meaning


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 state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate


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 able to walk; formed or adapted for walking; not stationary


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 make or become better; improve; grow better


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 improvement


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 good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly


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 friendship; peaceful relations, as between nations


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 formless; lacking shape or definition


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 serving to reduce sensibility to pain without loss of consciousness


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 comparable; similar or alike


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 absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion


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 short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography


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 bitter hostility; active hatred; hostile feeling or act


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 append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit


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 irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order


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 active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor


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 opposed; hostile; aggressive


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 antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times


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 book of literary selections by various authors


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 too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged


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 feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent


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 lack of caring; indifference


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 untrue; of questionable authorship or authenticity; erroneous; fictitious


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 bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve


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 capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive


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 fit for growing crops, as by plowing


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 randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle


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 secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated


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 no longer current or applicable; antiquated


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 hypocrite, especially, superstitious hypocrite; one who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race, or politics


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 defraud or cheat; frustrate or disappoint; evade or escape from


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 swelling out in waves; surging; stormy; affected by storms


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 act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God; utterance or writing concerning God or a sacred entity


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 flagrant; conspicuously obvious; loudly offensive


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 suffering from a disease; destroyed, ruined, or spoiled


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 gay; joyous; carefree and lighthearted


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 1. ancient weapon (type of gun); 2. a clumsy person


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 support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion


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 arrogant, pompous language


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 rude and clumsy in behavior; ungentlemanly; awkward in manners


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 middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional


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 boaster; one given to loud, empty boasting; very talkative person


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 muscular


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 quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression


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 to show irritation


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 introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce


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 abrupt and curt in manner or speech; rudely abrupt, unfriendly


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 earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends


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 over-regulated administrative system


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 grow forth; send out buds; grow or develop rapidly


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 make shiny by rubbing; polish


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 support physically; prop up; support something or someone by supplying evidence


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 the line that tells you who wrote an article


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 discordant loud noises


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 influence or urge by gentle urging or flattering


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 large kettle or boiler of copper, brass, or iron


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 youthful; immature; inexperienced; without feathers


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 straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial


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 frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech


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 ill humored; irritable; marked by ill-tempered contradiction or opposition; ugly; malicious


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 capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy


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 surrender; end all resistance; give up; go along with or comply


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 fault-finding; excessive complaining; of unreasonable criticism or censure


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 one who makes maps or charts


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 criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication


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 purging or cleansing of any passage of body


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 private meeting of members of a party to select officers or determine policy


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 capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action


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 ceremonial procession or display; succession or series


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 swiftness of action or motion; speed


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 critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure


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 expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame


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 relating to the brain or cerebrum; intellectual rather than emotional


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 state of being certain; complete assurance; confidence


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 cautious; sparing or restrained about giving


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 punishes


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 mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry


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 fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative


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 hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger


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 person who records historical information


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 being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course; going round in a circuit; not direct


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 indirect or roundabout expression; evasion in speech or writing


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 limit narrowly; confine; draw a line around; encircle


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 carefully aware of all circumstances; cautious


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 surround an enemy; enclose or entrap; beat by cleverness and wit


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 having foresight; fortuneteller


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 noise; loud outcry; expression of discontent or protest


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 secret; conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods


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 make a copy of, usually with the intent to defraud; forge


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 secretive, not openly shown


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 recoil in fear or servility; shrink away from


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 capable of being credited or believed; worthy of belief; entitled to confidence; trustworthy


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 praiseworthy


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 apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting; believed too readily


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 active at dawn and dusk


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 shrink or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment; bend or crouch with base humility


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 having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher


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 cut short or reduce; cut off end or tail, or any part


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 skeptical of motives of others; selfishly calculating; negative or pessimistic


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 weakness; incapacity


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 exposing false claims or myths


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 an athletic competition with ten events


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 propriety in manners and conduct; good taste in manners; conventions or requirements of polite behavior


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 lure or bait; means used to mislead or lead into danger


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 willingness to carry out the wishes of others; great respect


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 strip leaves or branches from; cause leaves of plant, tree, or forest to fall off, especially by use of chemicals


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 dead; no longer in use or existence


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 humiliation; debasement; decline to a lower condition, quality, or level


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 having harmful effect; injurious; having quality of destroying life; noxious; poisonous


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 consider; think about carefully; weigh


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 demarcation; explanation; definition; outlining


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 object because of doubts; hesitate


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 condemn openly; criticize; make known in formal manner


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 decrease fullness of; use up or empty out


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 feel or express strong disapproval of; condemn; express sorrow or grief over; regret


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 extreme corruption or degradation; wickedness


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 express disapproval of; protest against; belittle


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 ridicule; make fun of; laugh at with contempt


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 expressing low opinion; disparaging; belittling


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 violate with violence, especially to sacred place


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 spoiling something holy


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 cease to proceed or act; stop; forbear


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 in low spirits from loss of hope or courage


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 hardship; poverty; misery


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 keep from; stop; prevent or discourage from acting


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 become worse; decline


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 causing damage or harm; injurious


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 greedily eaten/consumed


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 skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill


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 a division into two parts


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 intended to teach; instructive


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 lacking confidence


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 turn aside, especially from main subject in writing or speaking


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 dam; embankment


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 predicament; state of uncertainty or between equally unfavorable options


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 person who dabbles in a subject without serious study


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 assiduous; industrious; hard-working


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 model of a scene


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 a piece of music of a mournful character, to accompany funeral rites; funeral hymn


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 disapproval


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 detect; perceive


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 conflict; lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things


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 cacophony; harshness; jarring


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 lack of consistency; difference


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 make a clear distinction; distinguish; make sensible decisions; judge wisely


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 long windedness; indirectness


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 view with scorn or contempt; feel with aversion


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 admit to rights of citizenship, especially the right to vote


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 cause; bring into existence; give rise to


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 make better or more attractive; increase; improve


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 puzzle; difficult problem


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 settle oneself securely or comfortably; place or conceal in secure place


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 cover


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 clear pronunciation; accent; articulation


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 to cause bitterness and bad feeling


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 short-lived; enduring a very short time


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 a person with refined taste, especially in food and wine


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 a writing directed or sent to a person or persons; a written communication; letter


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 consisting of letters; written in form of or carried on by letters


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 typified; characterized; personified


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 lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth


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 make a mistake


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 no fixed or regular course; wandering


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 hard to understand; known only in a particular group


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 take in marriage; marry; give one's loyalty or support to; adopt


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 study of historical development of languages, particularly as manifested in individual words


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 expression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death


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