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n. submitting to the wishes of another because of respect
v. to illustrate by being an example of
n. anything that is puzzling, mysterious, or hard to figure out
v. to compete for, as in a contest
n. a form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary
adj. complicated; having many related details or parts
n. wealth
adj. not bringing about the desired effect; futile
adj. not moving, changing, or developing
n. 1. money or property left to another in a will. 2. something passed on to those who come after
adj. marked by freshness or originality; willing to try new things
adj. clearly offensive or bad; conspicuously acting against what is right
v. to level to the ground; to destroy completely
v. to select and remove weak or inferior members from
v. to fail to develop, change, or move
v. 1. to struggle with in close combat; to wrestle. 2. to come to grips with. n. an iron shaft with a claw for grasping and holding things
v. 1. to put off or postpone. 2. to yield to out of respect for the knowledge or authority of another
adj. 1. very brutal, wicked, or cruel. 2. appallingly bad; outrageous
v. to exchange playful, teasing remarks. n. light, playful conversation
v. 1. to bring about or inflict. 2. to express or vent
adj. showing impatience because of restrictions or delays
v. to plead in favor of; to defend. n. one who argues for or defends a person, group, or idea
v. 1. to hurt the reputation of. 2. to destroy confidence or trust in.
v. to quarrel in a noisy or angry way
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adj. greatly respected; holy; sacred
n. 1. a comoplete view of a surrounding area. 2. a thorough presentation of a subject
v. to thwart; to make difficulties for or finding problems with
v. to go or come before in time, rank, or position
adj. 1. incapable of making an error; never wrong. 2. unlikely to go wrong or fail
adj. not safe or secure; dangerously uncertain
adj. intensely eager; passionate
n. an area of wet, swampy ground; deep mud. v. to get stuck as if in a swamp; unable to make progress
v. 1. to give careful thought to; to ponder. 2. to have plans to; to intend
n. a person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine arts; a person of refined tastes
adj. showing ill will or hatred; producing harm or evil
n. the attempt to improve the well-being of those in need by donating money or aid
adj. inclined to keep one's thoughts and feelings to oneself; quiet and reserved.
v. to advance little by little beyond the usual limits or boundaries
n. physical strength or courage to resist hardship, illness, or fatigue
adj. determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or necessity
adj. incapable of being controlled or held back
adj. having great bulk or volume; ample
adj. alike or close in meaning; closely related
n. a source of great wealth; something that brings great riches
adj. annoying; tedious
adj. puzzling; mysterious
v. to soften or tone down the sound of. adj. not speaking or not able to speak; silent
v. to increase in size, amount, or degree
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adj. kind; gracious; gentle. 2. favorable; not threatening
n. 1. a basic food that is used frequently and in large amounts. 2. a U-shaped fastener with sharp edges. v. to attach with ______s. adj. most important; principal
adj. having terrible consequences; urgent or desperate
v. to be forced to give up or lose. n. something lost or given up as a result of an error failing
adj. abundantly productive
n. a rapidly spreading and usually fatal disease
adj. highly skilled; expert
n. a state of confusion or agitation; tumult
adj. 1. causing horror; extremely gruesome. 2. glowing with the redness of flames seen through a haze
n. something new; a new way of doing something.
n. a wealthy and powerful business person
v. to encourage or assist in some activity, especially a questionable one
adj. so distorted or strange as to appear bizarre or comical
v. to lose hope, strength, or vitality because of neglect or bad conditions
adj. generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy
v. to cause to continue indefinitely
v. to exchange goods or services without the use of money. n. the exchange of goods or services without the use of money
adj. 1. having to do with shepherds and herders. 2. relating to country life, and often presented as charmingly simple
adj. 1. giving off light. 2. clear, easy to understand
n. an act of great cruelty and wickedness
n. silence or reserve
adj. not suitable; inappropriate or improper

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