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DefinitionWord
Easily deceived
A mark of shame or discredit
A ghost or specter; a ghost of a living person seen just before his or her death
Nonsensical talk; specialized language
To polish
Frolicsome; playful
Rude and bad-tempered
Tolerant; broad-minded; generous; lavish
To tarnish; to taint
Extremely careful; fastidious; painstaking
To prelace (another) by force; to take the place of
Showing innocence or childlike simplicity
To combine; to mix together
A compact or close-knit body of people, animals, or things
To set fire to or ignite; excite or inspire
Wisdom; caution or restraint
Respect; courtesy
Lacking sophistication or experience
Aware; conscious; able to perceive
A subtle expression of meaning or quality
Sound of a funeral bell; omen of death or failure
Sensible; showing good judgment
Fearless, resolutely courageous
Theft of property
Extremely generous or extravagant; to give unsparingly
Attack; assault
Fresh and clean; uncorrupted
To make impure
To annoy or provoke to anger
Temporary suppression or suspension
Purposeful exaggeration for effect
Sharp and irritating to the senses
An extremely deep hole
Ungrateful person
Composed of unlike parts; different; diverse
A sorrowful poem or speech
Lacking energy and enthusiasm
To discard to get rid of something as unnecessary or encumbering
To grow together to form a single whole
Causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing
To speak in favor of
To calm down or moderate
Unscrupulous; shocking unfair or unjust
Easily aroused or changeable; lively or explosive
Wordy
Highest point; summit; the highest level or degree attainable
The point of culmination; peak
To perceive or recognize
Lightly acting in a fanciful or capricious manner; unpredictable
Fearless; daring
To be present throughout; to permeate
No variation; tediously the same
Relaxation; leisure
Pompous in speech and manner
Someone with an amateurish and superficial interest in a topic
Capable of being shaped
DefinitionWord
Lavish; wasteful
Young woman making debut in high society
A funeral hymn or mournful speech
Long, harsh speech or verbal attack
A trace; remnant
Tightly sealed
Of a similar kind
Clear and easily understood
To assume as real or conceded; propose as an explanation
Filled with truth and accuracy
Growth process from conception to birth
Wandering from place to place; unsettled
Abusive language
Cooperation; mutual helpfulness
Known or understood only by a few
A contradiction or dilemma
Ancient; old-fashioned
A rabble-rouser, usually appealing to emotion or prejudice
Controversy; argument; verbal attack
Suspicious
Digressing; diverting
Potential that is not readily apparent
Relating to a palace; magnificent
Temporary; lasting a brief time
To infuse
A nest built high in the air; an elevated, often secluded, dwelling
Ornament worn as a charm against evil spirits
Similar or alike in some way; equivalent to
Practical, as opposed to idealistic
To respect deeply
Absolute; certain
Fundamentally different; entirely unlike
Acting excessively enthusiastic; filled with extreme, unquestioned devotion
The domination of one state or group over its allies
Acting in an indifferent or slow, sluggish manner
To penetrate
To make more bearable
To fluctuate between choices
To act confusedly or without clear purpose
Earthly; down-to-earth; commonplace
To express sorrow; to grieve
Having bad connotations; disparaging
A person who is guided by materialism and is disdainful of intellectual or artistic values
Occurring daily; commonplace
Courageous; spunky
Severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
Effective writing or speaking
Dictatorial in one's opinions
A state of static balance or equilibrium; stagnation
To reject the validity of
Beliefs or character of a group
To add ornamental or fictitious details
Flamboyance or dash in style and action; verve
Premise; postulate; self-evident truth
Meal or mealtime
Not easily managed or manipulated
DefinitionWord
Bright; brilliant; glowing
To choose not to do something
Speech in praise of someone
Uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled
Use of an inoffensive word of phrase in place of a more distasteful one
An outcast
Stubborn; unyielding
Concerning the appreciation of beauty
Harmless
To humble oneself in a demeaning way
Lack of interest or emotion
Dormant; unused
Determined by chance or impulse
Book, usually large and academic
To judge a dispute between two opposing sides
Able to speak clearly and expressively
Respected because of age
To mar the appearance of; vandalize
Rebellion
Predictable; boring
Blocked path; dilemma with no solution
Doubtful; uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
To increase in number quickly
Great disorder; confused situation
Excess
Clever; deceptive
Passion; excitement
Impossible to penetrate; incapable of being affected
A firmly held opinion, especially a religious belief
Something that brings about a change in something else
Steadily increasing in volume or force
Crude person; one lacking manners or taste
An investigation; an inquiry
To gain favor with another by deliberate effort; to seek to please somebody so as to gain an advantage
Charity; a desire or effort to promote goodness
Outgoing; sociable
Persuasive and moving, especially in speech
Clearly state or shown; forthright in expression
Trick designed to deceive an enemy
Bell tower; room in which a bell is hung
Tending to be thrifty or cheap
Starting to develop; coming into existence
A puzzle; a mystery
To physically sway; to be indecisive
Phony; artificial
Rural
Having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp; perceptive
A person with expert knowledge or discriminating tastes
To soothe or pacify
To overwhelm, to cover with water
To make larger; expand
Wandering and unpredictable
Intricate and complicated
Agitated, overdone

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