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v. give or delegate power or authority to
v. grant authorization or clearance for
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n. a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
n. the way two individuals relate to each other
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v. forsake, leave behind
v. leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
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n. (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software
n. the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
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a. free from constraint
a. forsaken by owner or inhabitants
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a. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
a. infested with bugs
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ad. as acknowledged
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a. promoting or enhancing well-being
abandonment  Read
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n. the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
n. the act of giving something up
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a. having fair knowledge of
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v. take charge of or deal with
v. give heed (to)
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n. a short account of the news
n. importance or value
abbreviate  Read
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v. avoid something unpleasant or laborious
n. a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
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a. used of animals; provided with protective covering
a. equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior
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v. shorten
v. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
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n. the quality of being at hand when needed
n. the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with
abbreviation  Read
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n. motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)
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v. be close or similar
a. located close together
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n. a shortened form of a word or phrase
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
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ad. in the higher atmosphere above the earth
ad. at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship
abide  Read
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v. make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
n. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
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a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
a. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
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n. failure to be present
n. the state of being absent
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v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
v. dwell
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n. any distinctive flag
n. a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
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a. unceasing
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n. a cause of great suffering and distress
n. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
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a. used of buildings joined by common sidewalls
a. being joined in close association
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a. exhibiting self-importance
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a. aiding and abetting in a crime
n. someone who helps another person commit a crime
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n. possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
n. the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
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a. characterized by emotion
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a. relating to or involving arithmetic
n. the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
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a. lighted up by or as by fire or flame
a. resembling flame in brilliance or color
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ad. totally and definitely; without question
ad. completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
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n. the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
n. the act of giving something up
abnormal  Read
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n. a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
v. force (someone) to have sex against their will
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a. departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
a. much greater than the normal
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a. having or displaying warmth or affection
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v. establish the authenticity of something
aboard  Read
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v. occupy or take on
v. take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
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a. having two sides or parts
a. affecting or undertaken by two parties
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v. reveal unintentionally
v. give away information about somebody
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ad. part of a group
ad. on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle
abolish  Read
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n. a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
n. unusual mental ability
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v. do away with
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n. partial or total loss of memory
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v. avoid something unpleasant or laborious
n. a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
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n. the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
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n. the act of gathering something together
n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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v. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
a. suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
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v. feel admiration for
v. look at with admiration
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n. a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
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a. relating to or involving arithmetic
n. the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
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n. (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
n. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
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v. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
abort  Read
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n. partial or total loss of memory
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v. cease development, die, and be aborted
v. terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
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n. a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
n. a state of complete lack of some abstract property
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v. provide with barbs
n. the pointed part of barbed wire
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v. be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
v. be in a state of movement or action
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v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
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v. equip with armor
n. a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
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v. support and strengthen
v. prop up with a pillow or bolster
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v. gleam or glow intermittently
v. briefly shut the eyes
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n. an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
n. erosion by friction
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v. harass with constant criticism
v. put or pin the blame on
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v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
n. a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
abrasive  Read
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a. of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
n. a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
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ad. without a doubt
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n. an orderly arrangement
n. an impressive display
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a. causing abrasion
n. a substance that abrades or wears down
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v. make a deep hollow sound
v. hit hard
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n. the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
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n. the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
n. the frequency with which a person is present
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a. extremely steep
a. surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner
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a. not easily borne; wearing
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n. the act of blending components together thoroughly
n. an occurrence of thorough mixing
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n. failure to be present
n. the state of being absent
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v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
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a. lost in thought; showing preoccupation
a. not being in a specified place
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n. a transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color
n. a shade of blue tinged with green
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ad. in an awkward manner
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n. an orderly arrangement
n. an impressive display
absentee  Read
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v. develop further
n. an amount paid before it is earned
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n. one that is absent or not in residence
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a. having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends
a. characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
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a. relating to or involving arithmetic
n. the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
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n. habitual absence from work
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v. win something through one's efforts
v. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
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n. a transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color
n. a shade of blue tinged with green
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v. realize beforehand
v. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
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v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
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a. expressing finality with no implication of possible change
a. perfect or complete or pure
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v. cause to move faster
v. move faster
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v. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
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a. slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
n. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
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ad. totally and definitely; without question
ad. completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
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v. provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
v. ascribe an achievement to
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a. having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching
a. nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
absorb  Read
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n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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n. inflammation of a joint or joints
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v. develop buds
n. a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
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v. become imbued
v. cause to become one with
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v. take charge of or deal with
v. give heed (to)
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n. the mental state of being preoccupied by something
n. complete attention; intense mental effort
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v. develop into
n. the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
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ad. in an active manner
abstract  Read
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a. characterized or produced by addition
a. designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
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v. increase or raise
v. increase
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n. the mass of air surrounding the Earth
n. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
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n. a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
a. dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention
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a. incongruous;inviting ridicule
a. inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
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n. the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
n. a slight movement of the air
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ad. part of a group
ad. on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle
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n. any collection in its entirety
v. form into a bunch
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v. make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
n. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
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n. someone who manages a government agency or department
n. someone who administers a business
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n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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n. (physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present
n. the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
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a. marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
a. hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result
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a. present in great quantity
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n. a mechanical device that blows a strong current of air; used to make a fire burn more fiercely or to sound a musical instrument
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a. departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
a. much greater than the normal
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ad. in an awkward manner
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ad. in an abundant manner
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ad. without intention; in an unintentional manner
ad. of a minor or subordinate nature
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a. operating or living or growing in water
n. a plant that lives in or on water
abuse  Read
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v. increase or raise
v. increase
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v. be a mystery or bewildering to
v. affect with wonder
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v. attend academic courses without getting credit
n. an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
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n. a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
v. use wrongly or improperly or excessively
abut  Read
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n. a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled t...
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v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
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ad. by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)
ad. without missing a year
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n. a large-scale farming enterprise
n. the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
academic  Read
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ad. by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)
ad. without missing a year
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v. develop into
n. the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
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a. marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
a. hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result
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n. a state of depression
n. a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes
academician  Read
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a. completely unclothed
a. lacking embellishment or ornamentation
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n. a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
n. an educator who works at a college or university
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v. be beautiful to look at
v. furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
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v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
n. a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
accelerate  Read
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a. free from constraint
a. forsaken by owner or inhabitants
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a. having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
a. sufficient for the purpose
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v. cause to move faster
v. move faster
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v. express approval of
v. clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
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n. message that is transmitted by radio or television
v. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
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a. lost in thought; showing preoccupation
a. not being in a specified place
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n. an opportunity to state your case and be heard
n. a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance
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a. speeded up, as of an academic course
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v. represent falsely
v. be in contradiction with
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v. cause to move faster
v. move faster
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n. a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
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a. existing in act or fact
a. being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
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n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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ad. by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)
ad. without missing a year
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ad. without anybody else or anything else
ad. without any others being included or involved
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n. the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
n. (physics) a rate of increase of velocity
access  Read
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v. obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
v. reach or gain access to
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n. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
v. walk leisurely
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a. aiding and abetting in a crime
n. someone who helps another person commit a crime
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v. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
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v. to make better
v. set straight or right
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v. increase in size, volume or significance
v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
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v. become imbued
v. cause to become one with
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n. the quality of being at hand when needed
n. the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with
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n. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
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n. an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
n. a branch that flows into the main stream
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a. easy to get along with or talk to; friendly
a. easily obtained
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n. a smith who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil
accessory  Read
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n. extreme oldness
n. an artifact surviving from the past
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a. characterized by emotion
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a. aiding and abetting in a crime
n. someone who helps another person commit a crime
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
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n. a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it
n. a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
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a. not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes
a. contrived by art rather than nature
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n. a resource
n. the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
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n. an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
n. anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
accidental  Read
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n. a meeting arranged in advance
n. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
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n. a shortened form of a word or phrase
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
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n. a distinct feature or element in a problem
n. the feelings expressed on a person's face
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a. happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally
n. a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature
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n. (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
n. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
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n. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
n. a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)
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ad. without intention; in an unintentional manner
ad. of a minor or subordinate nature
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ad. in an adverse manner
acclaim  Read
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n. a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
v. compress into a wad
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v. praise vociferously
n. enthusiastic approval
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v. be earlier in time; go back further
v. establish something as being earlier relative to something else
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n. inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
n. the descendants of one individual
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v. make an effort or attempt
n. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
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v. provide with something desired or needed
v. have room for; hold without crowding
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a. relating to or in the style of an autobiography
a. of or relating to or characteristic of an autobiographer
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n. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
n. a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)
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a. helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
a. obliging; willing to do favors
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n. a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
a. being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
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n. solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil
n. principles from which other truths can be derived
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v. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
v. remove the ovaries of
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a. based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
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v. avoid something unpleasant or laborious
n. a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
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v. bestow a quality on
v. give as a gift
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n. a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
n. an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
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v. attribute or credit to
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v. be a mystery or bewildering to
v. affect with wonder
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a. speeded up, as of an academic course
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
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n. the part of a network that connects other networks together
n. the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
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a. desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
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a. furnishing added support
a. functioning in a supporting capacity
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n. a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
n. the way two individuals relate to each other
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a. relating to or in the style of an autobiography
a. of or relating to or characteristic of an autobiographer
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v. put in effect
v. to gain with effort
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n. the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
n. a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
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a. settled securely and unconditionally
a. highly skilled
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v. shape into a block or blocks
n. housing in a large building that is divided into separate units
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n. possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
n. the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
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n. an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
n. a branch that flows into the main stream
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a. have legs that curve outward at the knees
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n. a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
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n. the action of accomplishing something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
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n. the entertainment offered at a public presentation
v. advertise especially by posters or placards
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a. promoting or enhancing well-being
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n. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player
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v. move through by or as by digging
n. a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
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a. lacking taste or flavor or tang
a. smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
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v. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
v. cause to be alert and energetic
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n. a short account of the news
n. importance or value
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n. a person who enjoys taking risks
n. someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
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v. make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
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n. someone who maintains and audits business accounts
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v. extend in scope or range or area
v. become broader
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n. an orderly arrangement
n. an impressive display
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a. promoting or enhancing well-being
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n. a short account of the news
n. importance or value
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n. someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
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v. evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
v. charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
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v. to gain with effort
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a. inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
a. of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor
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n. a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
n. a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
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a. marked by active interest and enthusiasm
a. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
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v. provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
v. ascribe an achievement to
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v. get or gather together
v. collect or gather
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a. relating to or in the style of an autobiography
a. of or relating to or characteristic of an autobiographer
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n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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a. having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching
a. nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
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v. avoid something unpleasant or laborious
n. a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
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n. a distinct feature or element in a problem
n. the feelings expressed on a person's face
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n. an increase by natural growth or addition
n. (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
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v. be completely full
n. the top edge of a vessel or other container
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v. assert to be true
v. state categorically
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n. (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number
n. the quality of being near to the true value
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a. engaged in or accustomed to close observation
a. mentally perceptive and responsive
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a. unceasing
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a. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct
a. conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
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n. a short account of the news
n. importance or value
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v. make with or as if with an explosion
n. a very long fly ball
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v. forsake, leave behind
v. leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
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a. present in great quantity
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a. departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
a. much greater than the normal
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n. an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
n. a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
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v. provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
v. ascribe an achievement to
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v. impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
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a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
a. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
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v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
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v. bring an accusation against; level a charge against
v. blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
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a. commonly used or practiced; usual
a. (often followed by `to') in the habit of or adapted to
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a. so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
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a. offering little or no hope
a. unpleasantly cold and damp
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a. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
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v. to gain with effort
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n. a place where arms are manufactured
n. a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms
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n. an entertainment that is offered to the public
n. the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts
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n. an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
n. a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
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v. perform in order to get a role
n. the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
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n. the action of accomplishing something
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v. hold or carry in equilibrium
n. the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
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n. a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
n. the way two individuals relate to each other
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a. promoting or enhancing well-being
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n. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
n. any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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a. glowing or shining like fire
a. characterized by strong enthusiasm
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n. (nautical) breadth amidships
n. a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
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ad. part of a group
ad. on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle
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a. being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
a. being sour to the taste
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a. lacking sufficient water or rainfall
a. lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
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n. the mass of air surrounding the Earth
n. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
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n. an account of the series of events making up a person's life
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v. move up and down repeatedly
n. a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
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n. a meeting arranged in advance
n. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
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n. the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
n. pH values below 7
acquaint  Read
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ad. as acknowledged
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a. bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured
n. pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
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v. assert to be true
v. state categorically
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v. cause to come to know personally
v. inform
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n. (physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present
n. the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
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n. a person with whom you are acquainted
n. personal knowledge or information about someone or something
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n. the quality of being bold and enterprising
n. a natural disposition to be hostile
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n. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
n. elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
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n. an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
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a. completely wanting or lacking
a. not bearing offspring
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a. having fair knowledge of
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v. bestow a quality on
v. give as a gift
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a. able to attract interest or draw favorable attention
a. (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings
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v. occupy or take on
v. take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
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a. being present (at meeting or event etc.)
a. following or accompanying as a consequence
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v. win something through one's efforts
v. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
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v. cook outdoors on a barbecue grill
n. a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors
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n. one that is absent or not in residence
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v. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
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n. the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
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v. give sanction to
v. judge to be right or commendable; think well of
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n. the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
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n. a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name
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n. an opportunity to state your case and be heard
n. a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance
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v. form a blanket-like cover (over)
n. bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
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v. put in motion or move to act
v. make active or more active
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v. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
v. cause to be alert and energetic
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a. having life or vigor or spirit
a. made to appear to move as living creatures do
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v. expel, as if by official decree
n. a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War
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n. hair growing in the pubic area
n. vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924)
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ad. in an active manner
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v. become imbued
v. cause to become one with
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a. free from constraint
a. forsaken by owner or inhabitants
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v. win something through one's efforts
v. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
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a. existing in act or fact
a. being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
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a. thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
a. devoid of objectionable language
actually  Read
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a. exhibiting self-importance
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ad. as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis
ad. in actual fact
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n. the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
v. cause to bulge or swell outwards
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v. affect with wonder
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n. a noisy fight in a crowd
n. an uproarious party
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n. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
n. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
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v. give sanction to
v. judge to be right or commendable; think well of
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v. put in motion or move to act
v. give an incentive for action
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n. the event of one object coming closer to another
n. the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
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n. an equal exchange
v. exchange goods without involving money
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n. the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste
ad. extremely and sharply
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n. shrewdness shown by keen insight
n. a tapering point
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n. treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
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a. made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age
n. any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity
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n. the mass of air surrounding the Earth
n. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
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a. similar in quality or character
a. related by blood
acute  Read
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n. an equal exchange
v. exchange goods without involving money
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a. extremely sharp or intense
n. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
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n. solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil
n. principles from which other truths can be derived
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v. become clear
v. make lighter or brighter
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a. completely unclothed
a. lacking embellishment or ornamentation
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v. make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
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n. short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
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n. any liquid suitable for drinking
adaptable  Read
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n. the act of gathering something together
n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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v. do away with
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n. shrewdness shown by keen insight
n. a tapering point
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a. capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use
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a. passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally; sometimes used in combination
n. the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
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n. a place where arms are manufactured
n. a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms
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n. a desirable state
a. very close and convivial
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n. (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
n. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
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n. a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
n. a man who has never been married
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ad. in a sparse or scanty way
ad. only a very short time before
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a. having a capacity for adaptation
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n. failure to be present
n. the state of being absent
addict  Read
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n. hand tool for boring holes
n. a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
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a. settled securely and unconditionally
a. highly skilled
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n. (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number
n. the quality of being near to the true value
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v. to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
n. someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
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a. of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
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n. the conductor of a band
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ad. in an adverse manner
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a. causing or characterized by addiction
additional  Read
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a. further or added
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a. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct
a. conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
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a. kindness of disposition or manner
a. pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
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v. move up and down repeatedly
n. a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
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a. consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
a. of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
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a. characterized or produced by addition
a. designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
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a. having or displaying warmth or affection
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n. a distinct feature or element in a problem
n. the feelings expressed on a person's face
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a. having a capacity for adaptation
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n. a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
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n. a public facility to meet for open discussion
n. a unit consisting of components that have been fitted together
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a. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
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v. break down into components or essential features
v. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
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a. having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
a. sufficient for the purpose
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v. do away with
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a. not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes
a. contrived by art rather than nature
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v. follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
v. stick to firmly
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a. shining intensely
a. without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
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v. have as one's ambition
n. a cherished desire
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n. the leader of a dance band
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a. not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes
a. contrived by art rather than nature
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n. the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe
n. elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
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n. (law) a gift of personal property by will
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n. a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
a. tending to adhere
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v. cite as an authority; resort to
n. attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
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n. a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
n. an especially rich vein of precious ore
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a. having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching
a. nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
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n. weapons considered collectively
n. the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
adjoin  Read
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n. a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
a. of or relating to antibiotic drugs
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v. be completely full
n. the top edge of a vessel or other container
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v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
v. be in direct physical contact with; make contact
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n. the first light of day
n. an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
adjunct  Read
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a. of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
a. furnishing added support
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n. diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
v. talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
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n. a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
v. compress into a wad
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n. someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts
a. financially ruined
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v. put at risk
n. a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
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n. any distinctive flag
n. a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
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v. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
v. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
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n. an orderly arrangement
n. an impressive display
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n. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
n. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
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n. the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
n. a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
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v. give out as one's portion or share
v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
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n. a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
n. the way two individuals relate to each other
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v. administer or bestow, as in small portions
v. give or apply (medications)
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a. lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
a. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
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n. the faculty or power of mental concentration
n. a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review
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a. slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
n. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
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a. slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
n. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
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a. in keeping
a. conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature
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n. the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
n. the act of governing; exercising authority
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n. (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
n. statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
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n. partial or total loss of memory
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v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
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a. completely unclothed
a. lacking embellishment or ornamentation
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a. of or relating to or responsible for administration
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n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
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v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
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n. someone who manages a government agency or department
n. someone who administers a business
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a. completing its life cycle within a year
n. (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
admiration  Read
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v. be earlier in time; go back further
v. establish something as being earlier relative to something else
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n. the first light of day
n. an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
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n. the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
n. the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
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n. a feeling of delighted approval and liking
n. a favorable judgment
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v. provide with barbs
n. the pointed part of barbed wire
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a. willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
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v. make similar
v. take up mentally
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v. feel admiration for
v. look at with admiration
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a. used of animals; provided with protective covering
a. equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior
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v. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
v. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
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v. serve as a means of entrance
v. declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
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n. a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
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a. causing irritation or annoyance
n. the act of troubling or annoying someone
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a. composed of two legislative bodies
a. consisting of two chambers
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v. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
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ad. as acknowledged
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v. adapt for performance in a different way
v. put into a proper or systematic order
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ad. without anybody else or anything else
ad. without any others being included or involved
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a. of immediate import
n. a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
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n. sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
n. the clay from which adobe bricks are made
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n. a person with whom you are acquainted
n. personal knowledge or information about someone or something
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a. relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
a. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
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n. the social act of assembling
n. a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
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n. a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin
n. a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town
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v. put into dramatic form
v. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
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n. the act of gathering something together
n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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a. lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
a. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
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n. the part of a network that connects other networks together
n. the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
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n. the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
n. a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
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v. cause to move faster
v. move faster
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n. a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled t...
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v. harass, as with questions or requests
v. surround so as to force to give up
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a. irregular in shape or outline
a. characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components
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v. be beautiful to look at
v. furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
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v. give or delegate power or authority to
v. grant authorization or clearance for
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v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
n. fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
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n. the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
n. a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
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ad. as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis
ad. in actual fact
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n. treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
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n. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player
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v. develop further
n. an amount paid before it is earned
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v. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
v. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
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a. thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
a. devoid of objectionable language
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v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
v. be in direct physical contact with; make contact
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a. farther along in physical or mental development
a. far along in time
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n. the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
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a. unceasing
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n. weapons considered collectively
n. the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
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v. take (territory) as if by conquest
v. attach to
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v. make worse
v. exasperate or irritate
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n. the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
n. encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
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n. (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
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n. the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
n. arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
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n. a feeling of intense dislike
n. the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away
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n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
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n. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player
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a. farther along in physical or mental development
a. far along in time
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a. characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
a. difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill
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v. put at risk
n. a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
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ad. part of a group
ad. on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle
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n. a person who enjoys taking risks
n. someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
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v. put into dramatic form
v. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
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ad. in a sparse or scanty way
ad. only a very short time before
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a. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
a. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
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a. willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
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v. to proceed quickly and easily
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
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v. get or gather together
v. collect or gather
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ad. in an alternating sequence or position
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ad. in an awkward manner
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a. contrary to your interests or welfare
a. in an opposing direction
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ad. further down
ad. (in writing) see below
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a. desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
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v. show off
v. wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
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v. make obsolete or old-fashioned
v. give an antique appearance to
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n. a small book usually having a paper cover
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ad. in an adverse manner
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a. offering little or no hope
a. unpleasantly cold and damp
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v. provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
v. ascribe an achievement to
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v. cook outdoors on a barbecue grill
n. a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors
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n. a state of misfortune or affliction
n. a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event
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v. push for something
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of
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v. make known; make an announcement
v. announce publicly or officially
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v. shorten
v. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
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v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
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v. support and strengthen
v. prop up with a pillow or bolster
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
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n. a state of depression
n. a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes
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n. the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow
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a. have legs that curve outward at the knees
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a. further or added
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a. concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
a. relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
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ad. in an awkward manner
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v. connect closely and often incriminatingly
v. have an effect upon
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n. any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
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v. attend academic courses without getting credit
n. an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
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n. (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
n. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
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a. making worse
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ad. in an extremely intelligent way
ad. with brightness
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a. being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
a. speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
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a. aiding and abetting in a crime
n. someone who helps another person commit a crime
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a. extremely steep
a. surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner
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ad. in a sparse or scanty way
ad. only a very short time before
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n. a positive feeling of liking
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v. perform in order to get a role
n. the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
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a. having or displaying warmth or affection
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n. the work of applying something
n. the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
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v. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
v. be attractive to
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n. the formal act of approving
n. a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
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v. equip with armor
n. a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
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a. characterized by emotion
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n. the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
n. the act of giving something up
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n. a positive feeling of liking
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n. a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
v. keep company with; hang out with
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v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
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n. a person with whom you are acquainted
n. personal knowledge or information about someone or something
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n. a meeting arranged in advance
n. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
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a. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
a. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
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v. attend academic courses without getting credit
n. an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
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n. a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
v. attack someone physically or emotionally
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n. a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character
n. (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship
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v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
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v. provide with something desired or needed
v. have room for; hold without crowding
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
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n. a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
a. tending to adhere
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v. affect with wonder
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v. feel admiration for
v. look at with admiration
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v. cause great unhappiness for; distress
v. cause physical pain or suffering in
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v. make an effort or attempt
n. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
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n. a cause of great suffering and distress
n. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
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a. having a capacity for adaptation
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v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
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a. eagerly desirous
a. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
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v. provide with something desired or needed
v. have room for; hold without crowding
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n. a signaling device that makes a buzzing sound
n. a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
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n. the formal act of approving
n. a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
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n. an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
n. a branch that flows into the main stream
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n. any very large body of (salt) water
a. slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
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v. adapt for performance in a different way
v. put into a proper or systematic order
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v. be able to spare or give up
v. be the cause or source of
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n. the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
n. the act of giving something up
affordable  Read
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a. causing irritation or annoyance
n. the act of troubling or annoying someone
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a. that you have the financial means for
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a. heard or perceptible by the ear
n. a football play is changed orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage
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v. shape into a block or blocks
n. housing in a large building that is divided into separate units
agenda  Read
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a. enough to be estimated or measured
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n. a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
n. a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)
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v. take (territory) as if by conquest
v. attach to
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n. caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
a. having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped
aggravate  Read
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v. keep company with; hang out with
n. a friend who is frequently in the company of another
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a. helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
a. obliging; willing to do favors
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v. make worse
v. exasperate or irritate
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a. free from constraint
a. forsaken by owner or inhabitants
aggravating  Read
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n. an orderly arrangement
n. an impressive display
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a. making worse
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a. of or relating to or formed by trees
a. inhabiting or frequenting trees
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n. a physicist who studies astronomy
aggregate  Read
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a. expressing finality with no implication of possible change
a. perfect or complete or pure
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v. exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
n. someone who takes the place of another person
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a. shining intensely
a. without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
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v. amount in the aggregate to
v. gather in a mass, sum, or whole
aggregation  Read
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a. kindness of disposition or manner
a. pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
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n. a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
v. attack someone physically or emotionally
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v. break down into components or essential features
v. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
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n. the act of gathering something together
n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
aggressive  Read
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v. feel admiration for
v. look at with admiration
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v. develop or come to a promising stage
n. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
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n. (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
n. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
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a. having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends
a. characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
aggressiveness  Read
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n. someone who operates an aircraft
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n. the quality of being bold and enterprising
n. a natural disposition to be hostile
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v. bind by a contract; especially for a training period
n. one of a class of artifacts
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v. bring an accusation against; level a charge against
v. blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
agile  Read
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a. mentally quick
a. moving quickly and lightly
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n. an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
n. a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
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n. a line determining the limits of an area
n. the greatest possible degree of something
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v. connect closely and often incriminatingly
v. have an effect upon
agility  Read
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n. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
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n. an auxiliary activity
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n. a line determining the limits of an area
a. confined in the bowels
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v. come upon, as if by accident; meet with
v. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
agitation  Read
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v. be completely full
n. the top edge of a vessel or other container
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n. disturbance usually in protest
n. a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
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n. the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
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v. laugh unrestrainedly
v. cause to go into a solution
agreeable  Read
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n. the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
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a. in keeping
a. conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature
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n. Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
n. abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)
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v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
n. fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
agriculture  Read
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n. a large-scale farming enterprise
n. the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
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n. possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
n. the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
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n. a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
n. a state of complete lack of some abstract property
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n. money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
n. incorporation by joining or uniting
ailment  Read
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n. one that is absent or not in residence
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n. an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
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v. put into dramatic form
v. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
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a. related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology
aim  Read
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a. having a capacity for adaptation
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n. something curved in shape
v. form an arch or curve
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n. (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
n. statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
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v. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
n. the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
air  Read
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v. be close or similar
a. located close together
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a. clear and distinct
n. a typeface with thick heavy lines
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a. measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
a. having angles or an angular shape
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v. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
v. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
airborne  Read
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v. put into dramatic form
v. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
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n. the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
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a. moved or conveyed by or through air
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v. be earlier in time; go back further
v. establish something as being earlier relative to something else
aircraft  Read
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v. affect with wonder
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n. a vehicle that can fly
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a. of immediate import
n. a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
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v. amount in the aggregate to
v. gather in a mass, sum, or whole
airsickness  Read
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ad. in an adverse manner
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n. lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)
n. elect...
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n. motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)
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a. of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
a. furnishing added support
ajar  Read
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v. shorten
v. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
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n. the area of a theater or concert hall where the audience sits
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v. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
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a. slightly open
akin  Read
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n. a state of depression
n. a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes
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a. similar in quality or character
a. related by blood
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a. seemingly boundless in amount, number, degree, or especially extent
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v. take charge of or deal with
v. give heed (to)
alchemy  Read
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a. having fair knowledge of
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n. a person trained to compete in sports
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a. shining intensely
a. without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
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n. a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
n. the way two individuals relate to each other
alder  Read
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ad. with competence; in a competent capable manner
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n. a smith who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil
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n. an entertainment that is offered to the public
n. the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts
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n. north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
n. wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc
alert  Read
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v. grow and flourish
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a. engaged in or accustomed to close observation
a. mentally perceptive and responsive
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n. the work of applying something
n. the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
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v. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
v. stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
alien  Read
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a. similar in quality or character
a. related by blood
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n. hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
n. tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
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n. a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
a. being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
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n. possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
n. the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
alignment  Read
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n. the act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
n. an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
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v. cook outdoors on a barbecue grill
n. a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors
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n. the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
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n. an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
n. erosion by friction
alike  Read
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v. laugh unrestrainedly
v. cause to go into a solution
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n. someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
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n. any liquid suitable for drinking
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a. having the same or similar characteristics
ad. equally
allegation  Read
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n. the faculty or power of mental concentration
n. a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review
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a. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
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a. surprising greatly
a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
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n. (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
n. statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
allegory  Read
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a. characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
a. difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill
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v. grow or intensify
v. enlarge or increase
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v. support and strengthen
v. prop up with a pillow or bolster
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n. an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor
n. a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
alliteration  Read
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n. a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
n. any of various units of capacity
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n. a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
v. use wrongly or improperly or excessively
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v. increase in size, volume or significance
v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
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n. use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
allocate  Read
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v. create social or emotional ties
v. take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
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n. solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil
n. principles from which other truths can be derived
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n. (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
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v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
alloy  Read
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a. eagerly desirous
a. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
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n. a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
v. make an alloy of
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n. a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations
v. move with a flapping motion
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n. use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
allude  Read
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v. shorten
v. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
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v. make a more or less disguised reference to
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v. serve as a means of entrance
v. declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
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a. relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
a. inconceivably large
ally  Read
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a. relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
a. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
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n. a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
n. the way two individuals relate to each other
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v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
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n. any very large body of (salt) water
a. slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
aloft  Read
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ad. in the higher atmosphere above the earth
ad. at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship
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a. moved or conveyed by or through air
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v. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
v. remove the ovaries of
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v. break open or apart suddenly and forcefully
n. a complete failure
alone  Read
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a. completing its life cycle within a year
n. (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
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ad. without anybody else or anything else
ad. without any others being included or involved
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a. having no known name or identity or known source
a. not known or lacking marked individuality
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n. pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
aloof  Read
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n. a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
v. keep company with; hang out with
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n. any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
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v. develop into
n. the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
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ad. in an aloof manner
a. remote in manner
alter  Read
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n. successive change from one thing or state to another and back again
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a. having the same or similar characteristics
ad. equally
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n. a signaling device that makes a buzzing sound
n. a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
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v. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
v. remove the ovaries of
alteration  Read
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n. the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
n. the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
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n. (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
n. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
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n. the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
n. the frequency with which a person is present
alternate  Read
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n. a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
v. gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
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n. any collection in its entirety
v. form into a bunch
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v. exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
n. someone who takes the place of another person
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n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
alternately  Read
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ad. in an alternating sequence or position
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n. the act of changing location in an upward direction
a. moving or going or growing upward
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v. grow and flourish
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n. (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
n. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
alternation  Read
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n. the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
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a. used of animals; provided with protective covering
a. equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior
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v. impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
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n. successive change from one thing or state to another and back again
alternative  Read
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v. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
a. suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
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a. serving or used in place of another
a. pertaining to unconventional choices
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n. the action of accomplishing something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
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n. a signaling device that makes a buzzing sound
n. a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
altitude  Read
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v. harass, as with questions or requests
v. surround so as to force to give up
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ad. totally and definitely; without question
ad. completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
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n. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
n. elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
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v. affect with wonder
aluminum  Read
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a. that you have the financial means for
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n. hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
n. tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
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a. used of buildings joined by common sidewalls
a. being joined in close association
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n. a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
amateur  Read
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n. a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
n. unusual mental ability
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a. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
a. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
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n. an athlete who does not play for pay
a. engaged in as a pastime
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v. occupy or take on
v. take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
amaze  Read
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n. the act of gathering something together
n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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n. a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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v. be a mystery or bewildering to
v. affect with wonder
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n. (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
n. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
amazement  Read
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v. be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
v. be in a state of movement or action
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n. a biography of yourself
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ad. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
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n. the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
amazing  Read
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n. a transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color
n. a shade of blue tinged with green
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n. a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
n. a man who has never been married
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a. inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
a. surprising greatly
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a. composed of two legislative bodies
a. consisting of two chambers
ambience  Read
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n. the feeling of being bored by something tedious
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v. hold or carry in equilibrium
n. the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
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n. a particular environment or surrounding influence
n. the atmosphere of an environment
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n. the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
n. the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
ambition  Read
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v. attribute or credit to
v. decide as to where something belongs in a scheme
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n. an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
n. anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
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v. be pertinent or relevant or applicable
v. avail oneself to
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v. have as one's ambition
n. a cherished desire
ambitious  Read
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n. alternative names for the body of a human being
n. a detailed analysis
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a. having fair knowledge of
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v. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
v. cause to be alert and energetic
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a. requiring full use of your abilities or resources
a. having a strong desire for success or achievement
ambivalence  Read
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n. mixed feelings or emotions
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n. a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled t...
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n. the act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
n. an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
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a. similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
a. corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
ambivalent  Read
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v. affect with wonder
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a. glowing or shining like fire
a. characterized by strong enthusiasm
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a. uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow
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a. tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
amble  Read
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a. measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
a. having angles or an angular shape
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n. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
v. walk leisurely
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n. sound of rapid vibration
n. a confusion of activity and gossip
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n. personal independence
n. immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
amenable  Read
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n. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
n. manner of acting or controlling yourself
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a. disposed or willing to comply
a. open to being acted upon in a certain way
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a. having or displaying warmth or affection
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ad. totally and definitely; without question
ad. completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
amend  Read
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n. the faculty or power of mental concentration
n. a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review
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a. (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
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v. shape into a block or blocks
n. housing in a large building that is divided into separate units
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v. to make better
v. set straight or right
amendment  Read
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n. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
n. manner of acting or controlling yourself
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a. not easily borne; wearing
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n. the act of amending or correcting
n. a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)
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v. assert to be true
v. state categorically
amenity  Read
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n. pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
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a. being in a state of proper equilibrium
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v. make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
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v. evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
v. charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
amnesia  Read
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n. partial or total loss of memory
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v. harass with constant criticism
v. put or pin the blame on
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n. a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
n. a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
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n. the action of accomplishing something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
amount  Read
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v. develop into
n. the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
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v. give help or assistance; be of service
v. work for or be a servant to
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a. causing irritation or annoyance
n. the act of troubling or annoying someone
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n. an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
ample  Read
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a. aiding and abetting in a crime
n. someone who helps another person commit a crime
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n. the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
v. cause to bulge or swell outwards
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v. put in effect
v. to gain with effort
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a. fairly large
a. more than enough in size or scope or capacity
amplification  Read
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n. addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
n. (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current
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n. message that is transmitted by radio or television
v. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
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v. break open or apart suddenly and forcefully
n. a complete failure
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n. a meeting arranged in advance
n. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
amplify  Read
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n. an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
n. a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
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a. of a color similar to that of wood or earth
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ad. in an active manner
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v. increase in size, volume or significance
v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
analogous  Read
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a. having the same or similar characteristics
ad. equally
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n. someone who operates an aircraft
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n. the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
n. the act of giving something up
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a. similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
a. corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
analogy  Read
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n. an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
n. drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
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n. works for an expert to learn a trade
v. be or work as an apprentice
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n. clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
v. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
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v. move up and down repeatedly
n. a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
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a. of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
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n. an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
n. a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
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n. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
n. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
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n. a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations
v. move with a flapping motion
analyze  Read
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n. large and brightly colored handkerchief; often used as a neckerchief
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n. a cause of great suffering and distress
n. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
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v. break down into components or essential features
v. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
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a. relating to or involving arithmetic
n. the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
anarchist  Read
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n. diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
v. talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
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v. serve as a means of entrance
v. declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
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n. an advocate of anarchism
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v. develop further
n. an amount paid before it is earned
anatomy  Read
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n. alternative names for the body of a human being
n. a detailed analysis
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v. make obsolete or old-fashioned
v. give an antique appearance to
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n. the faculty or power of mental concentration
n. a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review
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a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
a. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
ancestor  Read
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a. concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
a. relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
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v. mar or spoil the appearance of
n. a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
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n. someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
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n. a place where arms are manufactured
n. all the weapons and equipment that a country has
ancestral  Read
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v. obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
v. reach or gain access to
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v. take charge of or deal with
v. give heed (to)
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n. a large-scale farming enterprise
n. the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
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a. inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
a. of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor
ancestry  Read
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n. inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
n. the descendants of one individual
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a. completely wanting or lacking
a. not bearing offspring
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n. the formal act of approving
n. a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
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n. a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
n. an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
anecdotal  Read
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a. having the character of an anecdote
a. characterized by or given to telling anecdotes
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a. having fair knowledge of
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n. large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
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a. similar in quality or character
a. related by blood
anecdote  Read
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n. short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
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a. farther along in physical or mental development
a. far along in time
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v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
n. fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
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a. of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
anesthetic  Read
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a. clear and distinct
n. a typeface with thick heavy lines
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n. a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
a. characterized by insensibility
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a. having two sides or parts
a. affecting or undertaken by two parties
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v. grow and flourish
angular  Read
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n. a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
n. any of various units of capacity
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a. having a strong pleasant odor
a. (chemistry) of or relating to or containing one or more benzene rings
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a. marked by active interest and enthusiasm
a. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
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a. measured by an angle or by the rate of change of an angle
a. having angles or an angular shape
animate  Read
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a. related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology
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a. belonging to the class of nouns that denote living beings
a. endowed with feeling and unstructured consciousness
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a. relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
a. inconceivably large
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v. form a blanket-like cover (over)
n. bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
animated  Read
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a. having life or vigor or spirit
a. made to appear to move as living creatures do
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v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
v. dwell
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n. disturbance usually in protest
n. a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
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n. the thing arranged or agreed to
n. a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
annex  Read
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a. capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use
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a. incongruous;inviting ridicule
a. inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
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v. take (territory) as if by conquest
v. attach to
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v. take charge of or deal with
v. give heed (to)
annihilate  Read
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v. kill in large numbers
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n. money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
n. incorporation by joining or uniting
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a. inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
a. of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor
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n. someone who operates an aircraft
announce  Read
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n. (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)
n. deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
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n. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
n. any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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a. contrary to your interests or welfare
a. in an opposing direction
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v. make known; make an announcement
v. announce publicly or officially
announcement  Read
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n. a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen
n. a formal public statement
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n. the faculty or power of mental concentration
n. a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review
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n. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
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n. a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
v. attack someone physically or emotionally
announcer  Read
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a. completely unclothed
a. lacking embellishment or ornamentation
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n. state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
n. having knowledge of
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n. any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting
n. a state or condition being blighted
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n. reads news, commercials on radio or television
n. someone who proclaims a message publicly
annoy  Read
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a. extremely steep
a. surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner
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v. exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
n. someone who takes the place of another person
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v. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
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v. make a deep hollow sound
v. hit hard
annoying  Read
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a. slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
n. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
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ad. in an awkward manner
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a. causing irritation or annoyance
n. the act of troubling or annoying someone
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v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
n. fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
annual  Read
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v. cause great unhappiness for; distress
v. cause physical pain or suffering in
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a. completing its life cycle within a year
n. (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
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n. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
v. walk leisurely
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v. feel admiration for
v. look at with admiration
annually  Read
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n. habitual absence from work
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a. concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
a. relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
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n. (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
n. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
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ad. by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)
ad. without missing a year
anomaly  Read
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v. be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
v. be in a state of movement or action
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n. hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
n. tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
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n. the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
n. an agent that makes things white or colorless
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n. (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)
n. deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
anonymous  Read
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a. having no known name or identity or known source
a. not known or lacking marked individuality
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v. harass, as with questions or requests
v. surround so as to force to give up
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v. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
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n. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
n. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
antedate  Read
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
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n. the faculty or power of mental concentration
n. a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review
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a. of or relating to or responsible for administration
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v. be earlier in time; go back further
v. establish something as being earlier relative to something else
anthem  Read
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n. a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
n. a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)
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n. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
n. manner of acting or controlling yourself
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n. an increase by natural growth or addition
n. (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
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n. failure to be present
n. the state of being absent
anthology  Read
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v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
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n. a collection of selected literary passages
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a. slightly open
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v. follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
v. stick to firmly
anthropology  Read
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v. perform the services of a barber: cut the hair and/or beard of
n. United States composer (1910-1981)
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n. the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
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n. reads news, commercials on radio or television
n. someone who proclaims a message publicly
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n. a feeling of intense dislike
n. the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away
antibiotic  Read
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v. occupy or take on
v. take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
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v. make by braiding or interlacing
v. form or weave into a braid or braids
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ad. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
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n. a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
a. of or relating to antibiotic drugs
anticipate  Read
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n. the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
n. the act of giving something up
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n. lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)
n. elect...
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n. a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
n. an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
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v. realize beforehand
v. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
anticipation  Read
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n. short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
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v. establish the authenticity of something
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n. anticipating with confidence of fulfillment
n. something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
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ad. without a doubt
antiquate  Read
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n. a poor example
n. an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone
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a. engaged in or accustomed to close observation
a. mentally perceptive and responsive
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n. someone who maintains and audits business accounts
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v. make obsolete or old-fashioned
v. give an antique appearance to
antiquated  Read
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n. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
n. elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
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v. increase or raise
v. increase
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n. motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)
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a. so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
antique  Read
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a. having two sides or parts
a. affecting or undertaken by two parties
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a. settled securely and unconditionally
a. highly skilled
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a. made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age
n. any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity
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n. an account of the series of events making up a person's life
antiquity  Read
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a. further or added
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v. develop or come to a promising stage
n. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
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n. extreme oldness
n. an artifact surviving from the past
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a. disposed or willing to comply
a. open to being acted upon in a certain way
antiseptic  Read
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a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
a. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
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n. a short account of the news
n. importance or value
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v. defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
v. acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
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a. thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
a. devoid of objectionable language
anxious  Read
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v. laugh unrestrainedly
v. cause to go into a solution
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n. the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
n. an agent that makes things white or colorless
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v. assert to be true
v. state categorically
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a. eagerly desirous
a. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
apologize  Read
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v. reach a destination, either real or abstract
v. reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
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n. sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
n. the clay from which adobe bricks are made
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v. develop further
n. an amount paid before it is earned
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v. defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
v. acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
apology  Read
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n. a poor example
n. an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone
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n. a transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color
n. a shade of blue tinged with green
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n. informal terms for the nose
n. horny projecting mouth of a bird
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v. develop or come to a promising stage
n. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
appeal  Read
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v. increase in size, volume or significance
v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
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a. free from constraint
a. forsaken by owner or inhabitants
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v. cite as an authority; resort to
n. attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
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n. a distinct feature or element in a problem
n. the feelings expressed on a person's face
appealing  Read
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a. desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
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a. able to attract interest or draw favorable attention
a. (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings
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n. a desirable state
a. very close and convivial
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n. a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
appetite  Read
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n. a feeling of craving something
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n. a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
n. a state of complete lack of some abstract property
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n. a line of approach
n. a wide street or thoroughfare
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n. short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
applaud  Read
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a. of immediate import
n. a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
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v. give out as one's portion or share
v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
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v. express approval of
v. clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
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v. provide with barbs
n. the pointed part of barbed wire
appliance  Read
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n. a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
n. durable goods for home or office use
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a. offering little or no hope
a. unpleasantly cold and damp
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a. having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
a. having power to arouse interest
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ad. in an alternating sequence or position
applicant  Read
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n. a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
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n. a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
n. unusual mental ability
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n. any liquid suitable for drinking
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n. clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
v. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
application  Read
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n. informal terms for the nose
n. horny projecting mouth of a bird
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a. lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
a. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
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a. in keeping
a. conforming to your own liking or feelings or nature
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n. the work of applying something
n. the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
apply  Read
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v. be pertinent or relevant or applicable
v. avail oneself to
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v. establish the authenticity of something
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n. the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
n. encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
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n. freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
n. an authoritative written work
appoint  Read
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v. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
v. furnish
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v. move through by or as by digging
n. a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
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n. a shortened form of a word or phrase
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
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v. grow and flourish
appointment  Read
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a. furnishing added support
a. functioning in a supporting capacity
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ad. without intention; in an unintentional manner
ad. of a minor or subordinate nature
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n. caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
a. having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped
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n. a meeting arranged in advance
n. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
apportion  Read
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n. the entertainment offered at a public presentation
v. advertise especially by posters or placards
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a. completely unclothed
a. lacking embellishment or ornamentation
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v. give out as one's portion or share
v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
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a. relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
a. inconceivably large
appraisal  Read
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n. an auxiliary activity
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v. make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
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a. tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
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n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
appreciable  Read
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a. enough to be estimated or measured
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n. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
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n. the formal act of approving
n. a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
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n. a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
v. transport by barge on a body of water
appreciate  Read
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a. kindness of disposition or manner
a. pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
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n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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v. be fully aware of; realize fully
v. increase the value of
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a. used of animals; provided with protective covering
a. equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior
appreciation  Read
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n. a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
v. use wrongly or improperly or excessively
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n. an increase in price or value
n. a favorable judgment
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a. exhibiting self-importance
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a. not counterfeit or copied
a. conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
apprentice  Read
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v. be close or similar
a. located close together
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a. having or displaying warmth or affection
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n. works for an expert to learn a trade
v. be or work as an apprentice
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n. the quality of being bold and enterprising
n. a natural disposition to be hostile
approach  Read
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n. a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green
v. begin to deal with
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a. causing abrasion
n. a substance that abrades or wears down
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n. failure to be present
n. the state of being absent
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n. a resource
n. the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
approaching  Read
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n. the event of one object coming closer to another
n. the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
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n. a feeling of intense dislike
n. the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away
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a. having the same or similar characteristics
ad. equally
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v. give help or assistance; be of service
v. work for or be a servant to
appropriate  Read
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v. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
a. suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
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ad. in an alternating sequence or position
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n. the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
n. an agent that makes things white or colorless
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n. extreme oldness
n. an artifact surviving from the past
appropriation  Read
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ad. in an active manner
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n. money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
n. incorporation by joining or uniting
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n. (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software
n. the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
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n. as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as
n. for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive)
approval  Read
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a. being present (at meeting or event etc.)
a. following or accompanying as a consequence
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n. acceptance as satisfactory
n. a feeling of liking something or someone good
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n. an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
n. erosion by friction
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ad. in an awkward manner
approve  Read
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n. a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character
n. (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship
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v. give sanction to
v. judge to be right or commendable; think well of
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v. make numb or insensitive
a. used of a knife or other blade; not sharp
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a. completely unclothed
a. lacking embellishment or ornamentation
approximate  Read
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n. a particular environment or surrounding influence
n. the atmosphere of an environment
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v. feel admiration for
v. look at with admiration
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v. be close or similar
a. located close together
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n. a vehicle that can fly
approximately  Read
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ad. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
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n. a feeling of craving something
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a. so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
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a. expressing finality with no implication of possible change
a. perfect or complete or pure
apt  Read
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a. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
a. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
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n. a formal organization of people or groups of people
n. a social or business relationship
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n. an orderly arrangement
n. an impressive display
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n. the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand
n. a playing field where sports events take place
aptly  Read
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n. a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
v. compress into a wad
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ad. with competence; in a competent capable manner
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n. the quality of being bold and enterprising
n. a natural disposition to be hostile
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n. an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
n. a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
aquamarine  Read
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n. the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
n. pH values below 7
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n. inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
n. the descendants of one individual
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n. the part of a network that connects other networks together
n. the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
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n. a transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color
n. a shade of blue tinged with green
aquarium  Read
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n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. an amount determined as payable
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n. a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
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v. equip with armor
n. a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
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ad. in an abundant manner
aquatic  Read
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n. a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
n. a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
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n. a signaling device that makes a buzzing sound
n. a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
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v. impart as if by breathing
v. expel (gases or odors)
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a. operating or living or growing in water
n. a plant that lives in or on water
arbitrary  Read
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v. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
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v. represent falsely
v. be in contradiction with
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a. based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
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n. a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
n. an especially rich vein of precious ore
arboreal  Read
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n. the mass of air surrounding the Earth
n. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
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n. an advocate of anarchism
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n. financial assistance in time of need
n. a performance to raise money for a charitable cause
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a. of or relating to or formed by trees
a. inhabiting or frequenting trees
arc  Read
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a. of large size for its weight
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n. the formal act of approving
n. a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
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n. a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
n. an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
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n. something curved in shape
v. form an arch or curve
archaeological  Read
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n. someone who writes an account of a person's life
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n. the mass of air surrounding the Earth
n. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
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a. marked by active interest and enthusiasm
a. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
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a. related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology
archaeology  Read
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n. the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand
n. a playing field where sports events take place
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v. develop buds
n. a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
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n. the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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n. the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
n. a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
archipelago  Read
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n. the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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n. a group of many islands in a large body of water
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n. habitual absence from work
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v. develop buds
n. a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
architect  Read
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n. a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen
n. a formal public statement
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n. someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
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n. the faculty or power of mental concentration
n. a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review
Exercise
n. any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting
n. a state or condition being blighted
architectural  Read
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a. similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
a. corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
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a. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
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a. of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
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n. addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
n. (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current
architecture  Read
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a. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
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a. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
a. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
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a. slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
n. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
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n. (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software
n. the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
ardent  Read
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a. glowing or shining like fire
a. characterized by strong enthusiasm
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ad. in an awkward manner
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v. support and strengthen
v. prop up with a pillow or bolster
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n. deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
arduous  Read
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a. characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
a. difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill
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v. be earlier in time; go back further
v. establish something as being earlier relative to something else
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ad. without intention; in an unintentional manner
ad. of a minor or subordinate nature
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n. a shortened form of a word or phrase
n. shortening something by omitting parts of it
arena  Read
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n. a short account of the news
n. importance or value
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n. the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand
n. a playing field where sports events take place
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n. a cause of great suffering and distress
n. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
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a. inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
a. surprising greatly
aria  Read
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n. money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
n. incorporation by joining or uniting
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n. an elaborate song for solo voice
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n. the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
n. the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
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n. the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
n. encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
arid  Read
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a. lacking sufficient water or rainfall
a. lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
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v. make known; make an announcement
v. announce publicly or officially
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a. of or relating to or formed by trees
a. inhabiting or frequenting trees
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v. form a blanket-like cover (over)
n. bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
arithmetic  Read
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v. grow or intensify
v. enlarge or increase
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n. the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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a. relating to or involving arithmetic
n. the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
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n. any property detected by the olfactory system
n. a distinctive odor that is pleasant
armor  Read
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v. equip with armor
n. a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
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v. be able to spare or give up
v. be the cause or source of
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ad. in an alternating sequence or position
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a. inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
a. of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor
armored  Read
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n. a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
a. being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
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a. used of animals; provided with protective covering
a. equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior
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v. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
v. cause to be alert and energetic
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a. helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
a. obliging; willing to do favors
armory  Read
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a. being in a state of proper equilibrium
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n. scenery hung at back of stage
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v. be beautiful to look at
v. furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
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n. a place where arms are manufactured
n. a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms
arms  Read
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n. a small book usually having a paper cover
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v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
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n. weapons considered collectively
n. the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
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v. get or gather together
v. collect or gather
aroma  Read
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n. any property detected by the olfactory system
n. a distinctive odor that is pleasant
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a. that you have the financial means for
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n. shrewdness shown by keen insight
n. a tapering point
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a. having the same or similar characteristics
ad. equally
aromatic  Read
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n. the act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
n. an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
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ad. in an abundant manner
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a. having a strong pleasant odor
a. (chemistry) of or relating to or containing one or more benzene rings
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n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. an amount determined as payable
arouse  Read
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n. any property detected by the olfactory system
n. a distinctive odor that is pleasant
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ad. in addition
ad. making an additional point; anyway
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v. form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example
v. decorate by sewing beads onto
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v. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
v. cause to be alert and energetic
arrange  Read
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n. a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
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v. adapt for performance in a different way
v. put into a proper or systematic order
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a. having no known name or identity or known source
a. not known or lacking marked individuality
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n. a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
n. a connection that fastens things together
arrangement  Read
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n. the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
n. an agent that makes things white or colorless
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v. provide with something desired or needed
v. have room for; hold without crowding
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n. the thing arranged or agreed to
n. a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
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v. increase in size, volume or significance
v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
array  Read
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n. an orderly arrangement
n. an impressive display
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n. an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
n. a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
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a. of or relating to or formed by trees
a. inhabiting or frequenting trees
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n. a short account of the news
n. importance or value
arsenal  Read
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v. impart as if by breathing
v. expel (gases or odors)
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n. a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name
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v. adapt for performance in a different way
v. put into a proper or systematic order
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n. a place where arms are manufactured
n. all the weapons and equipment that a country has
artery  Read
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v. grow and flourish
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n. alternative names for the body of a human being
n. a detailed analysis
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v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
v. be in direct physical contact with; make contact
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n. a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic
n. a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
arthritis  Read
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a. based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
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n. inflammation of a joint or joints
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n. the action of accomplishing something
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v. develop into
n. the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
article  Read
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v. bind by a contract; especially for a training period
n. one of a class of artifacts
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n. (physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present
n. the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
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v. become rosy or reddish
v. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
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n. (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number
n. the quality of being near to the true value
articulate  Read
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n. a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
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v. obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
v. reach or gain access to
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v. speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
a. consisting of segments held together by joints
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n. one that is absent or not in residence
artificial  Read
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v. get people together
v. create by putting components or members together
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a. not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes
a. contrived by art rather than nature
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n. any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
n. any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
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n. state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
n. having knowledge of
artisan  Read
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v. represent falsely
v. be in contradiction with
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a. having or displaying warmth or affection
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a. having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
a. having power to arouse interest
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n. a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
ascend  Read
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n. the thing arranged or agreed to
n. a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
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v. move through by or as by digging
n. a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
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v. become king or queen
v. come up, of celestial bodies
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a. marked by active interest and enthusiasm
a. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
ascending  Read
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n. the act of changing location in an upward direction
a. moving or going or growing upward
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a. lacking taste or flavor or tang
a. smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
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v. make worse
v. exasperate or irritate
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v. attribute or credit to
ascent  Read
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n. a movement upward
n. an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
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n. sound of rapid vibration
n. a confusion of activity and gossip
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n. the first light of day
n. an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
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a. having or displaying warmth or affection
ascribe  Read
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n. anticipating with confidence of fulfillment
n. something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
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v. make a more or less disguised reference to
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a. operated by automation
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v. attribute or credit to
aspect  Read
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a. causing abrasion
n. a substance that abrades or wears down
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n. a will to succeed
n. a cherished desire
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n. a distinct feature or element in a problem
n. the feelings expressed on a person's face
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n. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
n. any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
asphyxiate  Read
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v. be a mystery or bewildering to
v. affect with wonder
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v. impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
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n. the first light of day
n. an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
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n. a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
aspiration  Read
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n. a line determining the limits of an area
n. the greatest possible degree of something
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a. inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
a. of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor
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n. a will to succeed
n. a cherished desire
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v. represent falsely
v. be in contradiction with
aspiring  Read
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n. a formal organization of people or groups of people
n. a social or business relationship
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n. a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
n. any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
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v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
n. a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
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a. desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
assault  Read
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n. a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
v. force (someone) to have sex against their will
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a. making worse
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a. departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
a. much greater than the normal
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a. capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use
assemblage  Read
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n. the social act of assembling
n. a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
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n. a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
n. a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
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a. so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
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v. extend in scope or range or area
v. become broader
assemble  Read
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n. lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)
n. elect...
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a. covered with beads of liquid
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v. get people together
v. create by putting components or members together
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v. to make better
v. set straight or right
assembly  Read
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n. (law) a gift of personal property by will
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v. perform in order to get a role
n. the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
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n. a public facility to meet for open discussion
n. a unit consisting of components that have been fitted together
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n. any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
assert  Read
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v. assert to be true
v. state categorically
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a. enough to be estimated or measured
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v. close violently
v. strike violently
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a. inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
a. surprising greatly
assess  Read
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a. lacking taste or flavor or tang
a. smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
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a. clear and distinct
n. a typeface with thick heavy lines
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n. a cause of great suffering and distress
n. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
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v. evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
v. charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
assessment  Read
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n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. an amount determined as payable
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v. extend in scope or range or area
v. become broader
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n. a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name
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n. a formal organization of people or groups of people
n. a social or business relationship
asset  Read
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n. any collection in its entirety
v. form into a bunch
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a. of or relating to or comprising atoms
a. (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
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v. reach a destination, either real or abstract
v. reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
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n. a useful or valuable quality
assignment  Read
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n. the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
n. an agent that makes things white or colorless
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v. increase or raise
v. increase
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n. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
n. the act of putting a person into a non-elective position
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a. of or relating to or responsible for administration
assimilate  Read
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v. make similar
v. take up mentally
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n. a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
n. a connection that fastens things together
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n. large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
n. small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck
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n. use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
assist  Read
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v. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
a. suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
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v. give help or assistance; be of service
v. work for or be a servant to
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a. departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
a. much greater than the normal
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v. to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
n. someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
assistance  Read
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a. being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
a. being sour to the taste
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n. a resource
n. the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
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v. establish the authenticity of something
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n. partial or total loss of memory
assistant  Read
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a. lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
a. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
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a. of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
n. a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
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a. causing abrasion
n. a substance that abrades or wears down
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n. a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
n. an educator who works at a college or university
associate  Read
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v. keep company with; hang out with
n. a friend who is frequently in the company of another
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n. a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
v. transport by barge on a body of water
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n. a useful or valuable quality
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n. an elaborate song for solo voice
association  Read
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n. informal terms for the nose
n. horny projecting mouth of a bird
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v. to make better
v. set straight or right
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n. message that is transmitted by radio or television
v. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
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n. a formal organization of people or groups of people
n. a social or business relationship
assorted  Read
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a. consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds
a. of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
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v. shorten
v. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
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n. successive change from one thing or state to another and back again
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v. become king or queen
v. come up, of celestial bodies
assortment  Read
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a. slightly open
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n. the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
n. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
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v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
n. fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
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v. move through by or as by digging
n. a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
assume  Read
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n. someone who writes an account of a person's life
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v. adapt for performance in a different way
v. put into a proper or systematic order
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n. treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
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v. occupy or take on
v. take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
assumption  Read
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n. (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
n. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
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n. financial assistance in time of need
n. a performance to raise money for a charitable cause
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v. give sanction to
v. judge to be right or commendable; think well of
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v. speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
a. consisting of segments held together by joints
assure  Read
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ad. in an abundant manner
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v. assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence
v. make certain of
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a. heard or perceptible by the ear
n. a football play is changed orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage
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n. an auxiliary activity
assuredly  Read
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n. the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)
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a. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
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v. develop into
n. the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
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ad. without a doubt
astonish  Read
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v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
n. fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
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a. lacking sufficient water or rainfall
a. lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
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v. affect with wonder
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n. a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
v. gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
astonished  Read
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v. affect with wonder
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n. a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
n. a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
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v. make with or as if with an explosion
n. a very long fly ball
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n. someone who maintains and audits business accounts
astonishing  Read
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a. departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
a. much greater than the normal
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n. state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
n. having knowledge of
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a. surprising greatly
a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
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a. very active
a. imparting vitality and energy
astound  Read
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v. affect with wonder
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n. the area of a theater or concert hall where the audience sits
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a. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct
a. conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
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n. short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
astounding  Read
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n. large and brightly colored handkerchief; often used as a neckerchief
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n. a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it
n. a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
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v. impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
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a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
a. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
astronomer  Read
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n. a physicist who studies astronomy
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v. put in motion or move to act
v. give an incentive for action
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n. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player
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n. the quality of being at hand when needed
n. the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with
astronomical  Read
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n. the part of a network that connects other networks together
n. the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
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a. relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
a. inconceivably large
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n. the mass of air surrounding the Earth
n. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
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v. make numb or insensitive
a. used of a knife or other blade; not sharp
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n. the mental state of being preoccupied by something
n. complete attention; intense mental effort
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v. occupy or take on
v. take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
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n. a line determining the limits of an area
n. the greatest possible degree of something
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n. the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
astute  Read
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n. north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
n. wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc
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a. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
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n. a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
v. gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
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n. a line determining the limits of an area
n. the greatest possible degree of something
asymmetrical  Read
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n. a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
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a. irregular in shape or outline
a. characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components
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n. a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin
n. a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town
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n. Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
n. abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)
atheist  Read
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ad. in an abundant manner
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n. someone who denies the existence of god
a. related to or characterized by or given to atheism
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n. the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
n. the act of governing; exercising authority
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n. motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)
athlete  Read
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n. a person trained to compete in sports
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v. to proceed quickly and easily
n. any undertaking that is easy to do
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ad. in an abundant manner
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n. habitual absence from work
atmosphere  Read
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n. the mass of air surrounding the Earth
n. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
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v. impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
v. deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing
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v. realize beforehand
v. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
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a. relating to or in the style of an autobiography
a. of or relating to or characteristic of an autobiographer
atom  Read
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v. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
n. a friendly nation
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n. (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
n. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
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v. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
a. suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc
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v. provide with barbs
n. the pointed part of barbed wire
atomic  Read
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a. of or relating to or comprising atoms
a. (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
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v. make a deep hollow sound
v. hit hard
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n. the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
n. the act of giving something up
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v. move or cause to move energetically or busily
n. a rapid active commotion
atomization  Read
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n. annihilation by reducing something to atoms
n. separating something into fine particles
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ad. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
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ad. in a sparse or scanty way
ad. only a very short time before
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n. financial assistance in time of need
n. a performance to raise money for a charitable cause
atrophy  Read
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n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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n. a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
n. any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
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v. be able to spare or give up
v. be the cause or source of
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v. evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
v. charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
attach  Read
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v. create social or emotional ties
v. take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
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n. a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
n. any of various units of capacity
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n. a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
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n. the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
n. encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
attached  Read
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n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
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v. to gain with effort
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a. used of buildings joined by common sidewalls
a. being joined in close association
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v. be beautiful to look at
v. furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
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n. a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
n. a connection that fastens things together
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n. the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe
n. elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
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n. treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
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v. provide with something desired or needed
v. have room for; hold without crowding
attack  Read
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n. a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
n. a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
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a. fairly large
a. more than enough in size or scope or capacity
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a. having no known name or identity or known source
a. not known or lacking marked individuality
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n. a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
v. attack someone physically or emotionally
attain  Read
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a. (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
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n. the act of gathering something together
n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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ad. in addition
ad. making an additional point; anyway
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v. reach a destination, either real or abstract
v. reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
attainment  Read
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n. inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
n. the descendants of one individual
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a. exhibiting self-importance
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n. an ability that has been acquired by training
n. arrival at a new stage
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v. move up and down repeatedly
n. a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
attempt  Read
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v. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
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v. make an effort or attempt
n. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
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a. inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
a. surprising greatly
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v. develop further
n. an amount paid before it is earned
attend  Read
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n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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n. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
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n. the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand
n. a playing field where sports events take place
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v. take charge of or deal with
v. give heed (to)
attendance  Read
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n. the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
n. the frequency with which a person is present
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v. form a blanket-like cover (over)
n. bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
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a. of or relating to or comprising atoms
a. (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
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n. (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
attendant  Read
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v. close violently
v. strike violently
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a. exhibiting self-importance
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a. being present (at meeting or event etc.)
a. following or accompanying as a consequence
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a. shining intensely
a. without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
attention  Read
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n. the faculty or power of mental concentration
n. a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review
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v. provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
v. ascribe an achievement to
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n. financial assistance in time of need
n. a performance to raise money for a charitable cause
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a. having two sides or parts
a. affecting or undertaken by two parties
attire  Read
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n. an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
n. a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
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v. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
v. turn away or aside
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n. clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
v. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
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v. push for something
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of
attorney  Read
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n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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a. departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
a. much greater than the normal
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n. a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
n. an educator who works at a college or university
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v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
v. dwell
attract  Read
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a. moved or conveyed by or through air
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v. move through by or as by digging
n. a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
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a. disposed or willing to comply
a. open to being acted upon in a certain way
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v. direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
v. be attractive to
attraction  Read
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v. assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence
v. make certain of
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n. a desirable state
a. very close and convivial
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n. an entertainment that is offered to the public
n. the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts
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a. being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
a. being sour to the taste
attractive  Read
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n. an auxiliary activity
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a. completely unclothed
a. lacking embellishment or ornamentation
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a. having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
a. having power to arouse interest
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n. the social act of assembling
n. a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
attribute  Read
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v. bestow a quality on
v. give as a gift
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ad. in an awkward manner
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n. a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
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v. attribute or credit to
v. decide as to where something belongs in a scheme
audible  Read
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a. operating or living or growing in water
n. a plant that lives in or on water
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n. (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
n. statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
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a. happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally
n. a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature
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a. heard or perceptible by the ear
n. a football play is changed orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage
audience  Read
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v. bind by a contract; especially for a training period
n. one of a class of artifacts
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v. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
v. turn away or aside
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n. an opportunity to state your case and be heard
n. a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance
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n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. an amount determined as payable
audit  Read
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v. attend academic courses without getting credit
n. an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
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v. come upon, as if by accident; meet with
v. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
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v. affect with wonder
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n. scenery hung at back of stage
audition  Read
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v. support and strengthen
v. prop up with a pillow or bolster
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a. fairly large
a. more than enough in size or scope or capacity
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v. perform in order to get a role
n. the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
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n. a signaling device that makes a buzzing sound
n. a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
auditorium  Read
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a. characterized or produced by addition
a. designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
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n. the area of a theater or concert hall where the audience sits
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v. perform in order to get a role
n. the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
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n. a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name
auger  Read
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n. solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil
n. principles from which other truths can be derived
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v. take charge of or deal with
v. give heed (to)
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n. hand tool for boring holes
n. a long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
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v. become rosy or reddish
v. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
augment  Read
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v. grow or intensify
v. enlarge or increase
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n. an opportunity to state your case and be heard
n. a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance
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n. a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
n. a state of complete lack of some abstract property
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a. marked by active interest and enthusiasm
a. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
aurora  Read
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n. the first light of day
n. an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
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a. used of animals; provided with protective covering
a. equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior
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v. make numb or insensitive
a. used of a knife or other blade; not sharp
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v. keep company with; hang out with
n. a friend who is frequently in the company of another
authentic  Read
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v. win something through one's efforts
v. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
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v. take (territory) as if by conquest
v. attach to
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a. not counterfeit or copied
a. conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
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ad. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
authenticate  Read
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v. be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
v. be in a state of movement or action
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v. develop further
n. an amount paid before it is earned
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a. of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
a. furnishing added support
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v. establish the authenticity of something
authority  Read
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a. slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
n. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
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n. freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
n. an authoritative written work
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ad. in the higher atmosphere above the earth
ad. at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship
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v. make obsolete or old-fashioned
v. give an antique appearance to
authorize  Read
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n. a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
a. dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention
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v. avoid something unpleasant or laborious
n. a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
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n. (physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present
n. the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
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v. give or delegate power or authority to
v. grant authorization or clearance for
autobiographical  Read
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a. relating to or in the style of an autobiography
a. of or relating to or characteristic of an autobiographer
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n. the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
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n. an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
n. drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
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v. do away with
autobiography  Read
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a. having the same or similar characteristics
ad. equally
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n. a biography of yourself
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n. the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
n. pH values below 7
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n. the quality of being bold and enterprising
n. a natural disposition to be hostile
automated  Read
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a. having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends
a. characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
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a. of large size for its weight
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a. operated by automation
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n. a place where arms are manufactured
n. all the weapons and equipment that a country has
automatic  Read
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a. related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology
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a. resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine
n. a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
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a. exhibiting self-importance
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n. state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
n. having knowledge of
automotive  Read
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n. any distinctive flag
n. a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
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v. cite as an authority; resort to
n. attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
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a. of or relating to motor vehicles
a. containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement
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v. forsake, leave behind
v. leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
autonomous  Read
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n. partial or total loss of memory
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a. (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
a. (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment
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a. happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally
n. a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature
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ad. without anybody else or anything else
ad. without any others being included or involved
autonomy  Read
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v. expel, as if by official decree
n. a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War
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n. personal independence
n. immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
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v. obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
v. reach or gain access to
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v. represent falsely
v. be in contradiction with
auxiliary  Read
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a. furnishing added support
a. functioning in a supporting capacity
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v. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
n. the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
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v. to gain with effort
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v. yield to another's wish or opinion
v. bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
available  Read
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n. an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
n. drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
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n. a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
n. a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
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n. someone who operates an aircraft
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a. obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
a. convenient for use or disposal
avalanche  Read
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n. a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
v. gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
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v. have as one's ambition
n. a cherished desire
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n. large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
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a. of large size for its weight
avenue  Read
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n. a line of approach
n. a wide street or thoroughfare
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n. a person trained to compete in sports
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n. an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
n. a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head
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n. the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
n. the frequency with which a person is present
average  Read
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n. a line determining the limits of an area
n. the greatest possible degree of something
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v. obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
v. reach or gain access to
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n. a bachelor's degree in nursing
v. prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure
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a. relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
a. around the middle of a scale of evaluation
averse  Read
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a. (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
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n. an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
n. (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter
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a. thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
a. devoid of objectionable language
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ad. totally and definitely; without question
ad. completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
aversion  Read
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n. (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
n. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
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v. exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
n. someone who takes the place of another person
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n. a feeling of intense dislike
n. the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away
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n. a poor example
n. an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone
avert  Read
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v. form a blanket-like cover (over)
n. bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
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v. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
v. turn away or aside
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n. a group of many islands in a large body of water
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n. the act of gathering something together
n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
aviation  Read
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n. the mental state of being preoccupied by something
n. complete attention; intense mental effort
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n. the art of operating aircraft
n. the operation of aircraft to provide transportation
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v. exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
n. someone who takes the place of another person
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n. the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
n. an agent that makes things white or colorless
aviator  Read
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a. completely unclothed
a. lacking embellishment or ornamentation
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n. treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
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a. relating to or involving arithmetic
n. the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
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n. someone who operates an aircraft
avid  Read
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v. put in motion or move to act
v. make active or more active
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a. marked by active interest and enthusiasm
a. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
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a. of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture
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v. be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
v. be in a state of movement or action
avocation  Read
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n. a poor example
n. an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone
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n. an auxiliary activity
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n. a formal organization of people or groups of people
n. a social or business relationship
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n. an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
n. a branch that flows into the main stream
avoid  Read
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v. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
v. stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something
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n. someone who manages a government agency or department
n. someone who administers a business
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v. move through by or as by digging
n. a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
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v. rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles
v. flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
avoidance  Read
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n. deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
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n. an auxiliary activity
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n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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a. completing its life cycle within a year
n. (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
awareness  Read
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a. present in great quantity
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n. state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
n. having knowledge of
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n. one that is absent or not in residence
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a. of large size for its weight
awkward  Read
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a. lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
a. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
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ad. in or to a place that is lower
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a. being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
a. being sour to the taste
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n. a person who enjoys taking risks
n. someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
awkwardly  Read
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n. an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
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n. an equal exchange
v. exchange goods without involving money
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n. any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
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ad. in an awkward manner
axis  Read
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n. a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them
v. make a budget
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n. the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
n. the act of governing; exercising authority
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a. characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
a. difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill
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n. the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
n. a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
baboon  Read
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n. a physicist who studies astronomy
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a. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
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n. large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles
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n. any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
bachelor  Read
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a. free from constraint
a. forsaken by owner or inhabitants
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n. (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
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n. an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
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n. a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
n. a man who has never been married
backbone  Read
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n. a resource
n. the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
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n. Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
n. abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)
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v. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
v. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
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n. the part of a network that connects other networks together
n. the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
backdrop  Read
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n. scenery hung at back of stage
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n. a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen
n. a formal public statement
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n. a structure or object that impedes free movement
n. any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
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a. of immediate import
n. a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
baggage  Read
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v. put in effect
v. to gain with effort
Exercise
n. the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
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a. marked by active interest and enthusiasm
a. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
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n. the portable equipment and supplies of an army
n. cases used to carry belongings when traveling
balance  Read
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v. hold or carry in equilibrium
n. the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
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a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
a. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
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n. someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
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a. promoting or enhancing well-being
balanced  Read
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n. a large-scale farming enterprise
n. the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
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n. freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
n. an authoritative written work
Exercise
a. being in a state of proper equilibrium
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n. any collection in its entirety
v. form into a bunch
bald  Read
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a. lacking hair on all or most of the scalp
a. without the natural or usual covering
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v. get people together
v. create by putting components or members together
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n. (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)
n. deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
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n. treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
ballet  Read
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v. gleam or glow intermittently
v. briefly shut the eyes
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n. the event of one object coming closer to another
n. the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
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n. a particular environment or surrounding influence
n. the atmosphere of an environment
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n. music written for a ballet
n. a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
balloon  Read
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n. large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
n. small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck
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n. extreme oldness
n. an artifact surviving from the past
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n. the action of accomplishing something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
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v. burn brightly and intensely
v. indicate by marking trees with blazes
balloonist  Read
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v. become rosy or reddish
v. turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
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a. covered with beads of liquid
Exercise
n. someone who flies a balloon
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a. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
a. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
balmy  Read
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a. mild and pleasant
a. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
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n. someone who flies a balloon
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ad. in the higher atmosphere above the earth
ad. at or on or to the masthead or upper rigging of a ship
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v. increase in size, volume or significance
v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
ban  Read
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n. a bachelor's degree in nursing
v. prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure
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n. a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic
n. a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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a. made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age
n. any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity
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v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
band  Read
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n. habitual absence from work
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n. the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
Exercise
n. shrewdness shown by keen insight
n. a tapering point
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n. a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure
n. a thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration
bandanna  Read
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n. an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
n. a branch that flows into the main stream
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n. the action of decorating yourself with something colorful and interesting
n. a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
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n. large and brightly colored handkerchief; often used as a neckerchief
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a. departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
a. much greater than the normal
bandleader  Read
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n. the leader of a dance band
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n. someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
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n. the social act of assembling
n. a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
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a. operating or living or growing in water
n. a plant that lives in or on water
bandmaster  Read
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ad. in an aloof manner
a. remote in manner
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a. being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
a. being sour to the taste
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v. adapt for performance in a different way
v. put into a proper or systematic order
Exercise
n. the conductor of a band
bang  Read
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a. further or added
Exercise
n. the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Exercise
n. (nautical) breadth amidships
n. a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
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v. close violently
v. strike violently
banker  Read
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n. a state of misfortune or affliction
n. a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event
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a. relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
a. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
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n. a collection of selected literary passages
Exercise
n. a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
n. the person in charge of the bank in a gambling game
bankrupt  Read
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v. harass with constant criticism
v. put or pin the blame on
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n. someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts
a. financially ruined
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a. further or added
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v. make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
n. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
bankruptcy  Read
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n. a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
n. a state of complete lack of some abstract property
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a. perfect or complete or pure
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a. not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes
a. contrived by art rather than nature
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n. weapons considered collectively
n. the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
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n. a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
v. attack someone physically or emotionally
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n. an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
n. a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
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n. an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
n. anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
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n. any distinctive flag
n. a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
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v. provide a feast or banquet for
n. a ceremonial dinner party for many people
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n. a place where arms are manufactured
n. all the weapons and equipment that a country has
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a. operated by automation
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v. exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
n. someone who takes the place of another person
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v. expel, as if by official decree
n. a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War
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n. the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth
n. pH values below 7
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n. someone who writes an account of a person's life
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
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a. not counterfeit or copied
a. conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
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v. provide with barbs
n. the pointed part of barbed wire
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n. a signaling device that makes a buzzing sound
n. a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
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n. a cause of great suffering and distress
n. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
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v. cook outdoors on a barbecue grill
n. a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors
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v. make a deep hollow sound
v. hit hard
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n. a state of depression
n. a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes
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n. an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
n. (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter
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n. a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest
n. a connection that fastens things together
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n. a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
n. any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
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v. express approval of
v. clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
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v. perform the services of a barber: cut the hair and/or beard of
n. United States composer (1910-1981)
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n. a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
v. transport by barge on a body of water
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a. completely unclothed
a. lacking embellishment or ornamentation
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a. disposed or willing to comply
a. open to being acted upon in a certain way
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n. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
n. any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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a. relating to or involving arithmetic
n. the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
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a. requiring full use of your abilities or resources
a. having a strong desire for success or achievement
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a. having or displaying warmth or affection
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ad. in a sparse or scanty way
ad. only a very short time before
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n. a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
v. transport by barge on a body of water
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n. (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
n. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
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a. surprising greatly
a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
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v. follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
v. stick to firmly
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n. a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
v. hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end
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n. an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
n. a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
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n. an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
n. drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
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v. speak in an unfriendly tone
v. tan (a skin) with bark tannins
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v. feel admiration for
v. look at with admiration
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v. put in motion or move to act
v. make active or more active
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n. an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
n. (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter
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n. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
v. copulate with a female, used especially of horses
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a. shining intensely
a. without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
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n. the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe
n. elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
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n. weapons considered collectively
n. the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
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a. of or relating to or comprising atoms
a. (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
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n. a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
n. any of various units of capacity
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v. push for something
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of
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n. the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
v. cause to bulge or swell outwards
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n. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
n. elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
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a. completely wanting or lacking
a. not bearing offspring
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v. break down into components or essential features
v. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
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a. having two sides or parts
a. affecting or undertaken by two parties
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v. exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions
n. someone who takes the place of another person
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v. administer or bestow, as in small portions
v. give or apply (medications)
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n. the state (usually of a woman) of having no children or being unable to have children
n. the quality of yielding nothing of value
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v. grow or intensify
v. enlarge or increase
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n. the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
n. the frequency with which a person is present
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n. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
n. elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
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ad. in addition
ad. making an additional point; anyway
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a. lost in thought; showing preoccupation
a. not being in a specified place
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n. a structure or object that impedes free movement
n. any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
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n. an equal exchange
v. exchange goods without involving money
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n. one that is absent or not in residence
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n. a movement upward
n. an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
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v. make a more or less disguised reference to
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n. informal terms for the nose
n. horny projecting mouth of a bird
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a. being present (at meeting or event etc.)
a. following or accompanying as a consequence
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v. laugh unrestrainedly
v. cause to go into a solution
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n. the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage
n. the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture
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n. the entertainment offered at a public presentation
v. advertise especially by posters or placards
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v. get people together
v. create by putting components or members together
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n. a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it
n. a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
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n. a person with whom you are acquainted
n. personal knowledge or information about someone or something
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v. form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example
v. decorate by sewing beads onto
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v. to gain with effort
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a. incongruous;inviting ridicule
a. inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
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v. assert to be true
v. state categorically
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v. to make better
v. set straight or right
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a. covered with beads of liquid
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v. make by braiding or interlacing
v. form or weave into a braid or braids
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a. of immediate import
n. a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
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n. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
n. manner of acting or controlling yourself
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ad. in an adverse manner
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v. cause to move faster
v. move faster
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n. informal terms for the nose
n. horny projecting mouth of a bird
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v. attribute or credit to
v. decide as to where something belongs in a scheme
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n. (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
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a. lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
a. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
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n. (nautical) breadth amidships
n. a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
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n. any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
n. any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
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v. make similar
v. take up mentally
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n. the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
n. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
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n. addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
n. (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current
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a. exhibiting self-importance
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v. make worse
v. exasperate or irritate
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a. relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
a. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
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v. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
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a. not counterfeit or copied
a. conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
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n. the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
n. the frequency with which a person is present
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n. (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
n. statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
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n. hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
n. tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
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n. a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations
v. move with a flapping motion
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n. a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
v. transport by barge on a body of water
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n. motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)
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v. affect with wonder
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n. solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil
n. principles from which other truths can be derived
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n. any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
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v. make worse
v. exasperate or irritate
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v. cause to move faster
v. move faster
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n. a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
n. a state of complete lack of some abstract property
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n. as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as
n. for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive)
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v. forsake, leave behind
v. leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
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n. a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
n. an especially rich vein of precious ore
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n. a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin
n. a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town
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n. the portable equipment and supplies of an army
n. cases used to carry belongings when traveling
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n. a structure or object that impedes free movement
n. any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective
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v. behave in a certain manner
v. behave well or properly
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v. increase in size, volume or significance
v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
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v. become clear
v. make lighter or brighter
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n. liveliness and eagerness
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n. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
n. manner of acting or controlling yourself
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a. relating to or involving arithmetic
n. the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
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n. the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand
n. a playing field where sports events take place
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n. a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
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v. annoy persistently
v. surround so as to force to give up
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
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ad. in an active manner
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n. the work of applying something
n. the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
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v. represent falsely
v. be in contradiction with
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n. acceptance as satisfactory
n. a feeling of liking something or someone good
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n. a mechanical device that blows a strong current of air; used to make a fire burn more fiercely or to sound a musical instrument
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n. someone who has insufficient assets to cover their debts
a. financially ruined
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v. move up and down repeatedly
n. a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
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v. be beautiful to look at
v. furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
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n. a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
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a. similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
a. corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
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ad. further down
ad. (in writing) see below
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a. bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured
n. pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
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ad. in a sparse or scanty way
ad. only a very short time before
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v. expel, as if by official decree
n. a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War
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ad. in or to a place that is lower
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a. having or displaying warmth or affection
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v. become king or queen
v. come up, of celestial bodies
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a. promoting or enhancing well-being
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n. acceptance as satisfactory
n. a feeling of liking something or someone good
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v. cause to come to know personally
v. inform
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n. financial assistance in time of need
n. a performance to raise money for a charitable cause
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v. to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
n. someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
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v. become clear
v. make lighter or brighter
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a. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
n. the act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum
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a. kindness of disposition or manner
a. pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence
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a. covered with beads of liquid
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v. become imbued
v. cause to become one with
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n. (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
n. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
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v. connect closely and often incriminatingly
v. have an effect upon
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v. be fully aware of; realize fully
v. increase the value of
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n. (law) a gift of personal property by will
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a. characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
a. difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill
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ad. in addition
ad. making an additional point; anyway
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a. having or displaying warmth or affection
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v. make a deep hollow sound
v. hit hard
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v. harass, as with questions or requests
v. surround so as to force to give up
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n. any collection in its entirety
v. form into a bunch
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n. a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
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v. speak in an unfriendly tone
v. tan (a skin) with bark tannins
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v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
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v. bestow a quality on
v. give as a gift
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a. having a capacity for adaptation
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v. attribute or credit to
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n. a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
v. attack someone physically or emotionally
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v. reveal unintentionally
v. give away information about somebody
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v. occupy or take on
v. take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
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v. make an effort or attempt
n. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
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v. grow or intensify
v. enlarge or increase
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a. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
a. bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
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n. any liquid suitable for drinking
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n. someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
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v. put in motion or move to act
v. make active or more active
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v. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
v. cause to be alert and energetic
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n. someone who denies the existence of god
a. related to or characterized by or given to atheism
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a. slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
n. a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
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v. attribute or credit to
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v. make known; make an announcement
v. announce publicly or officially
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a. composed of two legislative bodies
a. consisting of two chambers
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n. the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
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v. cook outdoors on a barbecue grill
n. a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors
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a. having two sides or parts
a. affecting or undertaken by two parties
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n. an account of the series of events making up a person's life
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a. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
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n. an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
n. a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head
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ad. in an active manner
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n. the entertainment offered at a public presentation
v. advertise especially by posters or placards
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n. an ability that has been acquired by training
n. arrival at a new stage
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a. serving or used in place of another
a. pertaining to unconventional choices
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n. the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros
a. denoting a quantity consisting of one million million items or units in Great Britain
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n. the formal act of approving
n. a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
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n. a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure
n. a thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
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a. enough to be estimated or measured
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v. push for something
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of
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v. give sanction to
v. judge to be right or commendable; think well of
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n. an account of the series of events making up a person's life
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a. of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
a. furnishing added support
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v. reach a destination, either real or abstract
v. reach a point in time, or a certain state or level
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n. the act of amending or correcting
n. a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)
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a. characterized or produced by addition
a. designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
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a. serving or used in place of another
a. pertaining to unconventional choices
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n. (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
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n. failure to be present
n. the state of being absent
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n. any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
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n. deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
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a. extremely sharp or intense
n. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
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