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abhor
acrimony
adept
admonishing
admonition
allegory
allude
allure
altercation
amiable
ancillary
apropos
aspersions
assuage
astute
audacity
avail
avaricious
beckon
bedaub
befit
bleak
bloat
bravado
breathe
brusquely
bungle
cacophony
callous
callow
calumny
carnal
cast
cavalier
chagrin
cheeky
cheeky
chivalry
citadel
cite
clutter

Regard with disgust and hatred.


Bitterness or ill feeling.
Very skilled or proficient at something.
Warn or reprimand someone firmly.
An act or action of admonishing
A story
Suggest or call attention to indirectly
The quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating.
A noisy argument or disagreement
Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner.
Providing necessary support to the primary activities or operation of an organization
With reference to
An attack on the reputation or integrity of someone or something.
Make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.
Having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one's adva
The willingness to take bold risks.
Use or take advantage of (an opportunity or available resource).
Having or showing an extreme greed for wealth or material gain.
Make a gesture with the hand
Smear or daub with a sticky substance.
Be appropriate for
(of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements.
Make or become swollen with fluid or gas.
A bold manner or a show of boldness intended to impress or intimidate.
Take air into the lungs and then expel it
Bluffly: in a blunt direct manner
Carry out (a task) clumsily or incompetently
A harsh
Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others.
(especially of a young person) inexperienced and immature.
The making of false and defamatory statements in order to damage someone's reputation
Relating to physical
Throw (something) forcefully in a specified direction.
A supporter of King Charles I in the English Civil War.
Distress or embarrassment at having failed or been humiliated.
Impudent or irreverent
complaint
The medieval knightly system with its religious
A fortress
Quote (a passage
A collection of things lying about in an untidy mass.
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cohorts
confide
conniving
conspicuous
contrive
convene
conveyance
conviction
cult
curtsy
debilitate
debunk
decrepit
defile
degenerate
delicacy
demagogue
demeanour
derelict
despondent
desultory
devious
devout
didactic
discern
discursive
disparate
dispel
dissident
dissolution
e
ebb
eccentric
elucidate
emaciated
emasculate
emeritus
emphatic
encapsulate
enigmatic
equivocal

An ancient Roman military unit


Tell someone about a secret or private matter while trusting them not to repeat it to others.
Given to or involved in conspiring to do something immoral
Standing out so as to be clearly visible.
Create or bring about (an object or a situation) by deliberate use of skill and artifice.
Come or bring together for a meeting or activity
The action or process of transporting someone or something from one place to another.
A formal declaration that someone is guilty of a criminal offense
A system of religious veneration and devotion directed toward a particular figure or object.
A woman's or girl's formal greeting made by bending the knees with one foot in front of the othe
Make (someone) weak and infirm.
Expose the falseness or hollowness of (a myth
(of a person) elderly and infirm.
A steep-sided
Having lost the physical
The quality of being delicate
A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than b
Outward behavior or bearing.
In a very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect.
In low spirits from loss of hope or courage.
Lacking a plan
Showing a skillful use of underhanded tactics to achieve goals.
Having or showing deep religious feeling or commitment.
Intended to teach
Perceive or recognize (something).
Digressing from subject to subject.
Essentially different in kind
Make (a doubt
A person who opposes official policy
The closing down or dismissal of an assembly
Earth.
The movement of the tide out to sea.
(of a person or their behavior) unconventional and slightly strange.
Make (something) clear
Abnormally thin or weak
Make (a person
(of the former holder of an office
Showing or giving emphasis
Enclose (something) in or as if in a capsule.
Difficult to interpret or understand
Open to more than one interpretation
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eschew
evangelical
examplary
exasperated
exemplify
exhume
explosion
exude
exult
felony
fink
florid
foisted
fringe
fritter
frivolous
frugality
fumbled
futon
garrison
gawky
glean
gloat
grabber
grabs
grisly
grotesque
grouchy
guile
guileless
gullible
hallowed
helm
hence
heresy
heretical
hiatus
hitherto
hoodwinked
horrendous
hyperbole

Deliberately avoid using


Of or according to the teaching of the gospel or the Christian religion.
Obsolete form of exemplary
Irritate intensely
Be a typical example of.
Dig out (something buried
A violent and destructive shattering or blowing apart of something
Discharge (moisture or a smell) slowly and steadily.
Show or feel elation or jubilation
A crime
An unpleasant or contemptible person
Having a red or flushed complexion.
Impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on.
An ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels or twists
Waste time
Not having any serious purpose or value.
The quality of being economical with money or food
Use the hands clumsily while doing or handling something.
A Japanese quilted mattress rolled out on the floor for use as a bed.
The troops stationed in a fortress or town to defend it.
Nervously awkward and ungainly.
Extract (information) from various sources.
Contemplate or dwell on one's own success or another's misfortune with smugness or malignant
An unpleasant person who grabs inconsiderately
Grasp or seize suddenly and roughly.
Causing horror or disgust.
Comically or repulsively ugly or distorted.
Irritable and bad-tempered
Sly or cunning intelligence.
Devoid of guile
Easily persuaded to believe something
Honor as holy.
A tiller or wheel and any associated equipment for steering a ship or boat.
As a consequence
Belief or opinion contrary to orthodox religious (especially Christian) doctrine.
Believing in or practicing religious heresy.
A pause or gap in a sequence
Until now or until the point in time under discussion.
Deceive or trick (someone).
Extremely unpleasant
Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
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idiosyncrasy
immaculate
imperious
impertinent
impetus
imposture
incendiary
incorrigible
indignant
indoctrinate
inept
inexplicable
infirm
intact
integrity
intricate
jaunty
juxtapose
laggard
legion
liaison
lofty
ludicrous
malaise
malevolent
masquerade
metamorphose
milieu
mirth
miscreants
misdemeanor
misogyny
monolithic
moot
mope
nefarious
niche
nonchalant
obdurate
obliterated
oblivion

A mode of behavior or way of thought peculiar to an individual.


(especially of a person or their clothes) perfectly clean
Assuming power or authority without justification
Not showing proper respect
The force or energy with which a body moves.
An instance of pretending to be someone else in order to deceive others.
(of a device or attack) designed to cause fires.
(of a person or their tendencies) not able to be corrected
Feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment.
Teach (a person or group) to accept a set of beliefs uncritically.
Having or showing no skill
Unable to be explained or accounted for.
Not physically or mentally strong
Not damaged or impaired in any way
The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles
Very complicated or detailed.
Having or expressing a lively
Place or deal with close together for contrasting effect.
A person who makes slow progress and falls behind others.
A unit of 3
Communication or cooperation that facilitates a close working relationship between people or o
Of imposing height.
So foolish
A general feeling of discomfort
Having or showing a wish to do evil to others.
A false show or pretense.
(of an insect or amphibian) undergo metamorphosis
A person's social environment.
Amusement
A person who behaves badly or in a way that breaks the law.
A minor wrongdoing.
Dislike of
Formed of a single large block of stone.
Subject to debate
Be dejected and apathetic.
(typically of an action or activity) wicked or criminal.
A shallow recess
(of a person or manner) feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed
Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action.
Destroy utterly
The state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happening.
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oblivious
obsequious
onslaught
oppress
ostracizing
outlandish
outward
overwrought
palatable
panache
paradox
pedantic
peremptory
peruse
petulant
piquant
pique
plausible
pointblank
preempt
preemptive
prerogative
primer
proponent
providence
providence
puerile
pulchritude
quandary
querulous
quibble
quirky
rabble
racked
recant
refrain
renaissance
reprehensible
retribution
retrograde
revulsion

Not aware of or not concerned about what is happening around one.


Obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree.
A fierce or destructive attack.
Keep (someone) in subservience and hardship
Exclude (someone) from a society or group.
Looking or sounding bizarre or unfamiliar.
Of
In a state of nervous excitement or anxiety.
(of food or drink) pleasant to taste.
Flamboyant confidence of style or manner.
A statement or proposition that
Of or like a pedant.
(especially of a person's manner or actions) insisting on immediate attention or obedience
Read (something)
(of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered.
Having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavor.
A feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight
(of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.
(of a shot
Take action in order to prevent (an anticipated event) from happening
Serving or intended to preempt or forestall something
A right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class.
A substance used as a preparatory coat on previously unpainted wood
A person who advocates a theory
The protective care of God or of nature as a spiritual power.
The protective care of God or of nature as a spiritual power.
Childishly silly and trivial.
Beauty.
A state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation.
Complaining in a petulant or whining manner.
A slight objection or criticism.
Characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits.
A disorderly crowd
Cause extreme physical or mental pain to
Say that one no longer holds an opinion or belief
Stop oneself from doing something.
The period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world
Deserving censure or condemnation.
Punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act.
Directed or moving backward.
A sense of disgust and loathing.
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rhetoric
rile
rudimentary
rustic
rut
sardonically
saturnine
scour
serendipitous
serendipitously
sinister
skeptic
slander
slight
smug
solemnity
sordid
spree
squishy
stratify
strenuous
strident
sundry
sunk
superficial
supple
surmise
surreptitious
svelte
swoon
sycophant
synergy
tavern
thwart
torpor
travails
trifle
truculent
trundled
ubiquitous
undermine

The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing


Make (someone) annoyed or irritated.
Involving or limited to basic principles.
Of or relating to the countryside
An annual period of sexual activity in deer and some other mammals
Sarcastically: in a sarcastic manner
(of a person or their manner) slow and gloomy.
Clean or brighten the surface of (something) by rubbing it hard
Occurring or discovered by chance in a happy or beneficial way.
(serendipitous) lucky in making unexpected and fortunate discoveries
Giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen.
A person inclined to question or doubt all accepted opinions.
The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation.
Small in degree
Having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one's achievements.
The state or quality of being serious and dignified.
Involving ignoble actions and motives
A spell or sustained period of unrestrained activity of a particular kind.
Spongy: easily squashed
Form or arrange into strata.
Requiring or using great exertion.
Loud and harsh
Of various kinds
Go down below the surface of something
Existing or occurring at or on the surface.
Bending and moving easily and gracefully
Suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it.
Kept secret
(of a person) slender and elegant.
Faint from extreme emotion.
A person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in order to gain advantage.
The interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations
An establishment for the sale of beer and other drinks to be consumed on the premises
Prevent (someone) from accomplishing something.
A state of physical or mental inactivity
Engage in painful or laborious effort.
A thing of little value or importance.
Eager or quick to argue or fight
(with reference to a wheeled vehicle or its occupants) move or cause to move slowly and heavily
Present
Erode the base or foundation of (a rock formation).
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underway
unnerving
unrestrained
unsolicited
untenable
usurp
vice
vindictive
wangle
whim
wield
wilderness
yin

Having started and in progress


Make (someone) lose courage or confidence.
Not restrained or restricted.
Not asked for
(especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objecti
Take (a position of power or importance) illegally or by force.
Immoral or wicked behavior.
Having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge.
Obtain (something that is desired) by persuading others to comply or by manipulating events.
A sudden desire or change of mind
Hold and use (a weapon or tool).
An uncultivated
(in Chinese philosophy) the passive female principle of the universe

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authoritative counsel or warning.


poem
hint at.
especially in public.
institution
concerning.

and turn this to one's advantage.

arm
suit.

especially as a regular physiological process.


he spoke bluntly
leading to failure or an unsatisfactory outcome.
discordant mixture of sounds.

slander.
especially sexual

typically in an endearing or amusing way.


moral
typically on high ground
book

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comprising six centuries


to repeat it to others.
illegal

ll and artifice.
assemble.
place to another.
made by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law.
cular figure or object.
one foot in front of the other.
idea

narrow gorge or passage (originally one requiring troops to march in single file).
mental
in particular.
nd prejudices rather than by using rational argument.

purpose

particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive.

not allowing comparison.


feeling
especially that of an authoritarian state.
partnership

explain.
especially because of illness or a lack of food.
idea
especially a college professor) having retired but allowed to retain their title as an honor.
expressing something forcibly and clearly.
mysterious.
ambiguous.
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abstain from.

infuriate.
especially a corpse) from the ground.
as is caused by a bomb.
especially as the result of a success.
typically one involving violence
in particular.

used to edge clothing or material.


money
thriftiness.

ith smugness or malignant pleasure.

grumpy
innocent and without deception.
credulous.

for this reason.

series

horrifying

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neat
arrogant and domineering.
rude.

improved

clumsy.
especially through age or illness.
complete.
moral uprightness.
cheerful

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nship between people or organizations.
unreasonable
illness

especially into the adult form.


especially as expressed in laughter.

contempt for
dispute

especially one in a wall to display a statue or other ornament.


not displaying anxiety
wipe out.

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especially by the unjust exercise of authority.

on

despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises


especially in a brusquely imperious way.
typically in a thorough or careful way.

especially to one's pride.


bullet
forestall.
especially to prevent attack by disabling the enemy.
metal
proposal

a mob.
subject to extreme stress.
especially one considered heretical.
a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries

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especially the use of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.

rural.
during which the males fight each other for access to the females.
`Ah, now we're getting at the truth,' he interposed sarcastically
typically with an abrasive or detergent.

will happen.

a person's reputation.
inconsiderable.

arousing moral distaste and contempt.


resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility

grating.
several.
especially of a liquid
flexible.
especially because it would not be approved of.

o gain advantage.
substances
sometimes also serving food.
lethargy.

aggressively defiant.
typically in a noisy or uneven way.
appearing

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being done or carried out.

given or done voluntarily.


d against attack or objection.

by manipulating events.
especially one that is unusual or unexplained.
uninhabited
characterized as female and sustaining and associated with earth

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or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning

industry

or head to encourage someone to come nearer or follow.

he stated his opinion flat-out

needs and activities.

and social code.


protecting or dominating a city.
or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement

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equal to one tenth of a legion.
or harmful.

or belief).

or moral qualities considered normal and desirable

or enthusiasm.

or belief) disappear.
or official body.

or piece of legislation) weaker or less effective.

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regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor

or energy on trifling matters.

complaining.

or process.

or terrible.

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or tidy.

or reformed.

and self-confident manner.

000 men in the ancient Roman army.

or out of place as to be amusing


or uneasiness whose exact cause is difficult to identify.

or ingrained prejudice against women.


or uncertainty

interest

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or from the outside.

leads to a conclusion that seems senseless

or other missile) fired from very close to its target.

or canvas
or project.

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spongy bread

become submerged.

or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects.

or found everywhere.

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and inhospitable region.


dark

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typically a moral or political one.

or system.

he was criticized roundly

especially in a scholarly work.

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showing evidence of decline.

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and usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death.

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ridiculous.

and typically not admitting of a final decision.

or enthusiasm.

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logically unacceptable

especially to prevent the absorption of subsequent layers of paint or the development of rust.

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separate effects.

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and cold.

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or self-contradictory.

elopment of rust.

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