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

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