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military observation of a region to locate an enemy or ascertain strategic features
denoting or relating to the human female breasts or the milk-secreting organs of other mammals
a thing that is inappropriate, esp. a remark or expression
a large formal assembly of people
Jews collectively
not readily letting go of, giving up, or separated from an object that one holds, a position, or a principle
a feeling of intense pleasure or joy
a large and important work of art, music, or literature, esp. one regarded as the most important work of an artist or writer
soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing
(esp. of a person) unfortunate
be indecisive
feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentant
swollen and distended or congested; (of language or style) tediously pompous or bombastic
the place of origin or earliest known history of something
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force
complaining in a petulant or whining manner
provide money to pay (a cost or expense)
recover one's health and strength over a period of time after an illness or operation
a feeling of great happiness and triumph
expressing sorrow or regret, esp. when in a slightly humorous way
hold and state as one's opinion
looking or sounding sad and dismal
wrap in several layers of fabric
insolent or impertinent behavior
DefinitionWord
a source of help in a difficult situation
excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures
patient self-control; restraint and tolerance
ingratiating and wheedling in a way that is perceived as insincere or excessive
the side of a coin or medal bearing the head or principal design
showing or motivated by susceptibility to bribery
consign or dismiss to an inferior rank or position
depravity; wickedness
confession, esp. to a priest
courage in pain or adversity
a Spanish-American day laborer or unskilled farm worker
having the style or diction of prose; lacking poetic beauty
bring oneself into favor with someone by flattering or trying to please them
hold or express opinions that are at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially expressed
make (guilt or an offense) seem less serious or more forgivable
rising in active revolt
acting with or showing care and thought for the future
provide or supply (food, drink, or other goods) as one's business
dispute the truth, validity, or honesty of (a statement or motive); call into question
cause (someone) to feel drained of energy or vitality; weaken
accorded a great deal of respect, esp. because of age, wisdom, or character
showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
very hot and dry
a deep, narrow gorge with steep sides
DefinitionWord
a policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, esp. the political affairs of other countries
bitterness or resentfulness, esp. when long-standing
a round building or room, esp. one with a dome
of or relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life
show or declare that (someone) is not guilty of wrongdoing
the side of a person's or animal's body between the ribs and the hip
(of words or the person speaking them) fluent and voluble but insincere and shallow
bitter and abusive language
deceitful and untrustworthy
mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, esp. in a difficult situation
uncontrollably exuberant; boisterous
expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an unrestrained or heartfelt manner
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity
speaking or spoken incessantly and fluently
high-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress people
(of an amount) small or meager
a person who sells small items, either door-to-door or from a stall or small store
the authority to represent someone else, esp. in voting
(of a man) having strength, energy, and a strong sex drive
destroy or debase the moral purity of; corrupt
violation or misuse of what is regarded as sacred
a person's nickname

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