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to make a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of
to rise above or beyond; to exceed
composure or coolness, especially in trying circumstances
peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
a state of great excitement, agitation, or turbulence
a gap, opening, break
a period or one thousand years, a period of great joy
mysterious, magical, supernatural, secret, hidden from view, no detectable by ordinary means
to use coaxing or flattering to gain some desired end
to steal something that has been given into one's trust, to take improperly for one's own use
to make ones self agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others
resulting from or marked by lack of attention; accidental
worthy, deserving recognition and praise
to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go between in disagreement
to sympathize with, have pity or sorrow for, share a feeling or distress
shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence of power; offense; resentment; a vague suspicion
decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence
used so often as to lack freshness or originality
to make easy, cause to progress faster
one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be; an intruder
by virtue or holding a certain office
thin, slender, not dense, lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance or significance
the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval
saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish; aimless talk or thinking; nonsense
strict, severe, rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
to draw forth, bring out from some source
to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
bitter, sarcastic, highly caustic or biting
to assign or refer to, attribute
the modification or the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another, the result blend
pertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook
causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
to make a violent attack in words, expressing strong disapproval
to fall as moisture, to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great hight; to give distinct form to
no decisive or definite, unwilling to take a clear position or to say yes or no
existing in name only, not real, too small to be considered or taken seriously
belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent, originating in a bodily organ or part
pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning
weariness or body or mind, lack of energy
a natural or habitual inclination or tendency
wearied, worn-out, dulled
to spread through, penetrate, soak through
resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause or character, accidental, not essential, acquired
poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
to direct or order, to prescribe a course of action in an authoritative way, to prohibit
a hint, indirect suggestion or reference
to make amends, make up for, advert
excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression or earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty; oily; pliable
to violate, tresspass, go beyond recognized bounds
to have an intense dislike for
to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess
to make easier pr milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
resistant to lawful authority; having the purpose of overthrowing an established government
a summary; condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality
a special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence
roundabout, not direct
without experience, immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers
to urge strongly, advise earnestly
a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose

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