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QUIZ: Can you name the Vocabulary?

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(n or vb)temporary rest from activity, excitement, or exertion, esp. sleep or the rest given by sleep: be lying, situated, or kept in a particular place
(vb) strongly suggest the truth or existence of (something not expressly stated)
(n) a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasnt or embarassing
(vb) deduce or conclude (information) from evidence and reasoning rather than from explicit statements
(adj) knowing everything
(vb) reproduce (a message, sound, or transmission) in a confused and distorted way
(n) relating to, resembling, or containing opium
(n) a disease or ailment
(n) a feeling of guilt or moral scruple that follows the doing of something bad
(vb) { trans. } poetic/literary dig; excavate
(n) a utensil consisting of a wire or plastic mesh held in a frame, used for straining solids from liquids, for separating coarser from finer particles, or for reducing soft solids
(adj) completely fascinated by what one is seeing or hearing: having been carried away bodily or transported to heaven
(vb) hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
(n)a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or s
(adj) engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought
(n) of or relating to drama and the theatre
(n) the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way
(n) a commotion or fuss, esp. one caused by confliting views
(adj) relevant to a subject under consideration
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(adj) be strongly attracted to someone or something
(n) the face of a building, esp. the principal front that looks onto a street or open space. or figuratively the face of something
(adj) soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing
(vb) attack or affect severely
(adj) conductive to success; favorable
(n) an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any heareres, esp. by a character in a play.
(adj) susceptible to physical or emotional attack or harm
(vb) wave or flourish (smoething, esp. a weapon) as a threat or in anger or excitement
(n) a letter, esp. a long or official one
(adj) carried out with a minimum of effort or reflection
(adj) of or prompted by feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia
(n) (a statement or theory) to be wrong or false; disprove
(adj) talketive
(vb) bitterly regret
(n) the manifestation of Christ to the Gentilies as represented by the Magi
(advb) soon; shortly
(adj) (of a tree or shrub) shedding its leaves annually
(adj) open to more than one interpretation; having a double meaning: unclear or inexact because a choice between alternatives has not been made

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