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abyss: Read
n. Syn. chasm
enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell

accessible: Read
a. Syn. obtainable; approachable
easily approached or entered; obtainable; easy to talk to or get along with

acclaim: Read
v. Syn. applaud
applaud; announce with great approval

accomplice: Read
n. Syn. associate
partner in crime; associate in wrongdoing

accurate: Read
a. Syn. precise; correct
capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision

accuse: Read
v. Syn. blame; condemn
blame; condemn

acid: Read
n.
sour; water-soluble compounds having a sour taste; quality of being sarcastic, bitter, or scornful

acquaint: Read
v. Syn. Inform
inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar

acquiesce: Read
v. Syn. assent
assent; agree without protesting

acrid: Read
a. Syn. sharp; bitter
unpleasantly sharp or bitter to taste or smell; bitterly pungent

actuate: Read
v. Syn. motivate; activate
put into motion or action; activate

acute: Read
a. Syn. keen; sharp
quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe

adamant: Read
a. Syn. inflexible
extremely hard; inflexible; stubbornly unyielding

adapt: Read
v. Syn. alter; modify
make fit for; change to suit a new purpose

adept: Read
a. Syn. competent; proficient
expert at; very skilled; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

adequate: Read
a. Syn. sufficient; enough
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose

adhere: Read
v. Syn. stick; bond
stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with

adjacent: Read
a. Syn. adjoining; neighboring
adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near

admonish: Read
v. Syn. warn; reprove
warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided

adorn: Read
v. Syn. decorate
enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments

advent: Read
n. Syn. arrival
coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important

adverse: Read
a. Syn. unfavorable; hostile
in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose

advocate: Read
v. Syn. urge; support
speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something

affable: Read
a.
easily approachable; warmly friendly

affect: Read
v.
have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

affiliate: Read
v. Syn. associate; incorporate
associate; incorporate

affinity: Read
n. Syn. kinship
natural attraction, liking, or feeling of kinship; relationship by marriage

affliction: Read
n. Syn. calamity; distress; misfortune; pain
cause or condition of pain, suffering, or distress

affluent: Read
a.
having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

aggravate: Read
v. Syn. worsen; exacerbate
worsen; make worse or more troublesome

aggregate: Read
v. Syn. gather; accumulate
gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to

agile: Read
a. Syn. nimble; brisk
moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick

agitate: Read
v. Syn. disturb
cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb

agrarian: Read
a.
pertaining to land or its cultivation; relating to agricultural or rural matters

ailment: Read
n. Syn. sickness; illness; affliction
sickness; illness; affliction

akin: Read
a. Syn. related; similar
of the same kin; related by blood

allegiance: Read
n. Syn. loyalty; fidelity
loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion

alleviate: Read
v. Syn. relieve; moderate; reduce
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part

allocate: Read
v. Syn. assign
assign; distribute according to plan

allot: Read
v. Syn. distribute
parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot

allude: Read
v. Syn. imply; refer
refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion

aloft: Read
ad. Syn. upward
in or into a high place; high or higher up

aloof: Read
a. Syn. apart; distant
apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote

alternative: Read
a.
one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice

amazing: Read
a. Syn. awesome; astounding; surprising
awesome; astounding; surprising

ambiguous: Read
a.
unclear or doubtful in meaning

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

ambivalent: Read
a. Syn. mixed; contradictory
mixed; experiencing or expressing opposing or contradictory feelings

amenable: Read
a. Syn. responsible; accountable
responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable

amiable: Read
a. Syn. agreeable; lovable
good-natured and likable; lovable; warmly friendly

amicable: Read
a. Syn. friendly
exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome

amnesia: Read
n.
partial or total loss of memory, usually resulting from shock or illness

amnesty: Read
n. Syn. pardon; forgiveness
general pardon granted by government, especially for political offenses

amphitheater: Read
n.
oval building with tiers of seats from central open space or arena

analogous: Read
a. Syn. comparable
comparable; similar or alike

anecdote: Read
n. Syn. episode; story
short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography

annex: Read
v. Syn. attach
append or attach; take possession of; incorporate into an existing political unit

annual: Read
a.
occurring or payable every year

anonymous: Read
a. Syn. unknown; nameless
having no name; having unknown or unacknowledged name

antagonism: Read
n. Syn. hostility; enmity
active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor

antagonist: Read
n.
one who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; opponent

antedate: Read
v.
be earlier in time; go back further

anticipate: Read
v. Syn. expect; predict
act in advance of; deal with ahead of time; predict

antique: Read
n. Syn. relic; curio
any furniture old and valuable; out of fashion

anxious: Read
a. Syn. eager; keen; worried
eager; keen; worried; uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter

apathy: Read
n. Syn. indifference
lack of caring; indifference

apparent: Read
a. Syn. visible
capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye

appealing: Read
a. Syn. attractive; charming
attractive; charming

appease: Read
v. Syn. relieve; pacify
bring peace, quiet, or calm to; satisfy or relieve

applaud: Read
v. Syn. clap; acclaim
acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands

appraise: Read
v. Syn. evaluate
estimate value of; evaluate, especially in official capacity

apprise: Read
v. Syn. inform
inform; give notice to; make aware

approbation: Read
n. Syn. approval
expression of warm approval; praise

apt: Read
a. Syn. appropriate; suitable
likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand

arable: Read
a.
fit for growing crops, as by plowing

arduous: Read
a. Syn. hard; strenuous
demanding great effort or labor; difficult

arid: Read
a. Syn. dry; barren
dry; lacking moisture, especially having insufficient rainfall to support trees or plants

aroma: Read
n. Syn. fragrance; scent
fragrance; scent; pleasant characteristic odor, as of a plant, spice, or food

arrogant: Read
a. Syn. overbearing; lofty
arising from feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others

articulate: Read
a. Syn. effective; distinct
expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language

artificial: Read
a. Syn. unreal
made by humans; produced rather than natural.

ascertain: Read
v. Syn. discover; insure
find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of

assail: Read
v. Syn. assault
assault; attack with or as if with violent blows

assault: Read
n. Syn. attack; onslaught
attack; onslaught

assert: Read
v. Syn. declare
declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly

assiduous: Read
a. Syn. diligent; persistent
constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent

assimilate: Read
v. Syn. absorb
incorporate and absorb into mind; make similar; cause to resemble

astonishing: Read
a. Syn. astounding; miraculous
very wonderful; of a nature to excite astonishment; surprising greatly

astute: Read
a. Syn. shrewd
wise or keen; shrewd; with sharp intelligence

atone: Read
v.
make amends, as for sin or fault; pay for; turn away from sin

atrocity: Read
n.
brutal deed; atrocious condition, quality, or behavior; monstrousness

attain: Read
v. Syn. gain
achieve or accomplish; gain

attribute: Read
n. Syn. trait
essential quality; reputation; honor

audacious: Read
a. Syn. brave; bold
fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold

auditory: Read
a.
of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing

augment: Read
v. Syn. increase
make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity

august: Read
a. Syn. impressive; majestic; grand
impressive; majestic; inspiring awe or admiration

austere: Read
a.
strict or severe in discipline; severely simple and unornamented

authentic: Read
a. Syn. genuine; real; valid; trustworthy
not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy

authorize: Read
v. Syn. empower; sanction
empower; give permission for; sanction

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amicable  Read
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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comparable; similar or alike
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eager; keen; worried; uneasy and apprehensive about an uncertain event or matter
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convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
applaud  Read
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set apart for a deity or for special purposes; devote; consecrate
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acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands
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brief and compact; expressing much in few words
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unclose; open; remove a cover or envelope from; lay open or expose to view
attain  Read
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achieve or accomplish; gain
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exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
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support; sustain; carry; have; yield; give birth; hold up or support
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decide; judge; sentence; condemn
beam  Read
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attempt or disposition to deceive or lead into error; any declaration or practice, which misleads another, or causes to believe what is false
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acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands
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ray of light; long piece of metal or wood; long piece fixed or movable in structure, machine, or tool
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goods; article of trade; advantage; benefit.
bear  Read
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word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing
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sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
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someone who operates an aircraft
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support; sustain; carry; have; yield; give birth; hold up or support
clumsy  Read
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vary; go in different directions from the same point
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awkward; showing lack of skill or aptitude
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treating all parts or aspects without omission; comprehensive
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face; confront; meet, especially unexpectedly; come upon
commodity  Read
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monopolize; command; rule; prevail; be prevalent in
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goods; article of trade; advantage; benefit.
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yield assent; accord; agree, or acquiesce; adapt one's self; fulfill; accomplish
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having hidden meaning; mystifying; using code or cipher
comply  Read
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set apart for a deity or for special purposes; devote; consecrate
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apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote
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yield assent; accord; agree, or acquiesce; adapt one's self; fulfill; accomplish
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constant in application or attention; diligent; unceasing or persistent
consistent  Read
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being in agreement with itself; coherent; regular
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in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose
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treating all parts or aspects without omission; comprehensive
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awkward; showing lack of skill or aptitude
contaminate  Read
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achieve or accomplish; gain
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make impure or unclean by contact or mixture; pollute; defile
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convert code into ordinary language; read with difficulty
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estimate value of; evaluate, especially in official capacity
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a. Syn. wretched
being of the most miserable kind; wretched; lacking pride; brought low in condition or status


Spelling Word: abject
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v. Syn. relieve; moderate; reduce
provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part


Spelling Word: alleviate
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v. Syn. assign
assign; distribute according to plan


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a. Syn. apart; distant
apart; remote in manner; distant physically or emotionally; reserved and remote


Spelling Word: aloof
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n. Syn. hostility; enmity
active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor


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v. Syn. increase
make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity


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a.
penniless, without any money; financially ruined


Spelling Word: bankrupt
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n. Syn. pearl; drops; droplet
small piece of material, such as glass, plastic, or wood, that is pierced for stringing


Spelling Word: bead
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a. Syn. noticeable; prominent
noticeable; prominent; easy to notice; obvious


Spelling Word: conspicuous
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v. Syn. ponder; meditate
look at attentively and thoughtfully; observe deep in thought


Spelling Word: contemplate