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JLPT N5 Vocab List


Kanji

Hiragana

English

to meet

blue

blue

red

red

bright

autumn

to open, to become open

to open

to give

morning

breakfast

day after tomorrow

foot, leg

tomorrow

over there

to play, to make a visit

warm

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head

new

there

hot

hot to the touch

kind, deep, thick

over there

afterwards

you

(humble) older brother

(humble) older sister

that over there

um...

apartment

to bathe, to shower

dangerous

sweet

not very

rain

candy

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to wash

to be,to have (used for inanimate


objects)

to walk

that

good

no

to say

house

how

to go

how many?,how old?

how much?

pond

medical doctor

chair

busy, irritated

painful

one

first of the month

best, first

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when

five days, fifth day

together

five

always

dog

now

meaning

(humble) younger sister

unpleasant

entrance

to be, to have (used for people and


animals)

to need

to put in

colour

various

on top of

behind

thin,weak

song

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to sing

to be born

sea

to sell

noisy, annoying

jacket

picture

movie

cinema

English language

yes

station

elevator

pencil

delicious

many

big

big

great number of people

(honorable) mother

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sweets, candy

money

to get up

to put

(honorable) wife

alcohol, rice wine

plate, dish

grandfather, male senior citizen

to teach, to tell

uncle, middle aged gentleman

to push, to stamp something

late, slow

green tea

bathroom

(honorable) father

younger brother

Man

Boy

day before yesterday

year before last

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Adult

stomach

same

(honorable) older brother

(honorable) older sister

grandmother, female senior-citizen

Aunt

Bath

boxed lunch

to remember

friendly term for policeman

Heavy

Interesting

to swim

to get off, to descend

to finish

Music

Woman

Girl

foreign country

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Foreigner

Company

Stairs

Shopping

to buy

to return something

to go back

to take time or money

Key

to write

Student

to call by phone

Umbrella

to lend

Wind

a cold

Family

person, way of doing

School

Cup

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Household

a corner

bag, basket

a vase

paper

camera

Tuesday

Spicy

Body

to borrow

Light

Curry

calendar

River

Cute

Chinese character

tree, wood

yellow

yellow

to disappear

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to hear, to listen to, to ask

North

Guitar

Dirty

coffee lounge

postage stamp

Ticket

Yesterday

Nine

Beef

Milk

Today

Classroom

(humble) siblings

last year

Hate

to cut

to put on from the shoulders down

pretty, clean

Kilogram

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Kilometer

Bank

Friday

medicine

Please

Fruit

mouth, opening

Shoes

Socks

Country

cloudy weather

to become cloudy, to become dim

Gloomy

Class

Gram

to come

car, vehicle

Black

black

policeman

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this morning

to erase, to turn off power

splendid, enough

Marriage

Monday

entry hall

health, vitality

Five

Park

intersection

black tea

police box

Voice

coat, tennis court

Coffee

Here

afternoon

nine days, ninth day

Nine

morning

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to answer

this person or way

this person or way

a glass

this year

word, language

Child

This

cooked rice, meal

to copy

to be worried

This

this month

this week

Such

this evening

well

Wallet

Fish

the future, previous

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to bloom

composition, writing

to stretch out hands, to raise an


umbrella

Magazine

Sugar

Cold

year after next

Three

to stroll

Four

Salt

However

Time

Job

Dictionary

Quiet

Below

Seven

Question

Bicycle

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Automobile

to die

Dictionary

Oneself

to close, to be closed

to close something

to tie

well then

photograph

Shirt

Shower

Ten

lesson, class work

homework

Skillful

strong, durable

soy sauce

dining hall

to know

White

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White

newspaper

Wednesday

to smoke, to suck

Skirt

Likeable

a few

Instantly

Few

Refreshing

Heater

Spoon

Sport

Trousers

to live in

Slippers

to do

to sit

height, stature

Pupil

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sweater, jumper

Economy

business suit

Narrow

Zero

Thousand

last month

last week

teacher, doctor

Washing

All

to clean, to sweep

And

that place

over there

over there

Outside

That

near, beside

Sky

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that

after that

in that situation

university

embassy

all right

to be very likeable

important

kitchen

very

difficult situation

tall, expensive

many

taxi

to put out

to stand

length,height

building

enjoyable

to ask

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tobacco,cigarettes

probably

food

to eat

egg

who

somebody

birthday

gradually

little

little

near

to differ

near

underground train

map

brown

rice bowl

exactly

somewhat

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first of month

to use

to get tired

next

to arrive at

desk

to make

to turn on

to work for someone

boring

cold to the touch

powerful

hand

tape

table

tape recorder

to go out

letter

to be able to

exit

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test

with that...

department store

but

to appear,to leave

television

weather

electricity,electric light

electric train

telephone

Japanese style door

Western style door

toilet

how,in what way

for what reason

please

animal

thanks

far

ten days,the tenth day

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sometimes

watch,clock

where

place

year

library

which of two

which

very

who

next door to

which

to fly,to hop

to come to a halt

friend

Saturday

bird

chicken meat

to take something

to take a photo or record a film

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which (of three or more)

knife

middle

long

animal noise. to chirp, roar or croak etc.

to lose something

why

summer

summer holiday

et cetera

seven

seven days,the seventh day

name

to learn

to line up,to stand in a line

to line up,to set up

to become

what

two

bustling,busy

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meat

west

Sunday

luggage

news

garden

to take off clothes

luke warm

tie,necktie

cat

to go to bed,to sleep

notebook,exercise book

to climb

a drink

to drink

to get on,to ride

tooth

party

yes

ashtray

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to enter,to contain

postcard

to wear,to put on trousers

box

bridge

chopsticks

to begin

beginning

for the first time

to run

bus

butter

20 years old,20th year

to work

eight

twenty days,twentieth

flower

nose

talk,story

to speak

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early

quick

spring

to stick

clear weather

to be sunny

half

evening

bread

handkerchief

number

evening meal

half minute

east

to pull

to play an instrument with strings,


including piano

short,low

aeroplane

left hand side

person

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one

one month

one person

free time

hundred

hospital

illness

noon, daytime

midday meal

spacious,wide

roll of film

envelope

swimming pool

fork

to blow

clothes

two

pork

two people

two days, second day of the month

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fat

winter

to fall, e.g. rain or snow

old (not used for people)

bath

sentence,text

page

unskillful

bed

pet

room

area

pen

to study

useful, convenient

hat

ball-point pen

other, the rest

pocket

want

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post

thin

button

hotel

book

bookshelves

truth

every morning

every month

every week

every day

every year

every night

before

to turn,to bend

unpleasant

again,and

yet,still

town,city

to wait

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straight ahead,direct

match

window

round,circular

ten thousand

fountain pen

to brush teeth, to polish

right side

short

water

shop

to show

street

three days, third day of the month

three

green

everyone

south

ear

to see, to watch

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everyone

six days, sixth day of the month

over there

difficult

six

village

eye

metre

glasses

already

again

Thursday

to hold

more

thing

gate

problem

greengrocer

vegetable

easy, simple

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cheap

rest,holiday

to rest

eight

mountain

to do

evening

dinner

post office

last night

famous

snow

to go

slowly

eight days, eighth day of the month

western-style clothes

often, well

beside,side,width

four days, fouth day of the month

four

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to call out,to invite

to read

evening,night

weak

next month

next week

next year

radio

radio cassette player

splendid

overseas student

both parents

cuisine

travel

zero

refrigerator

record

restaurant

to practice

corridor

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six

business shirt

young

to be understood

to forget

(humble) I,myself

I,myself

to hand over

to go across

bad

Used for comparison.

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JLPT N4 Vocab List


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Kanji

Hiragana

English

Ah

like that

to greet

a space

to match

infant

to rise

baby

to open, to become empty

accessory

to give

shallow,superficial

flavour

Asia

tomorrow

play

to gather

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to collect something

announcer

Africa

America

to apologize

alcohol

part-time job

relief

safety

such

to guide

less than

with the exception of

medical science

to live

opinion

stone

to tease

more than,this is all

to hurry

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(humble) to do

(humble) to receive

once

with utmost effort

full

thread

within

countryside

to pray

(respectful) to be,to come or to go

to plant,to grow

to visit

receipt

to take a lesson or test

to move

a lie

within

to hit

beautiful

to copy or photograph

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to move house or transfer

arm

delicious

reverse side

place where things are sold

glad

(informal) yes

to drive

driver

to exercise

escalator

branch, twig

to choose

to be reserved, to be restrained

(respectful) to be

congratulation

motorcycle

owing to

strange or funny

one hundred million

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rooftop

gift

to send

to be late

to wake

to do

to get angry,to be angry

closet

young lady

(polite) your house

to fall or drop

(respectful) to say

husband

change from purchase, balance

sound,note

to drop

a dance

to dance

to be surprised

festival

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calling on someone who is ill,enquiry

souvenir

to remember

to think,to feel

toy

the front

parents

to get off

to break or to fold

expression of gratitude

to break or be folded

the end

curtain

coast

meeting

meeting room

assembly hall or meeting place

conversation

return

to change

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science

mirror

to hang something

to decorate

fire

petrol

petrol

petrol station

//

hard

shape

to tidy up

section manager

to win

appearance

housewife

sad

certainly,necessarily

rich man

she,girlfriend

wall

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to mind

hair

to bite,to chew

to commute

a glass pane

he,boyfriend

they

to get dry

substitute,alternate

to change

to consider

relationship

female nurse

simple

spirit,mood

opportunity

danger

to be heard

steam train

art,technology,skill

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season

regulations

surely

silk

strict

mood

to be decided

(informal) You (used by men towards


women)

to decide

feeling,mood

kimono

guest,customer

urgent, steep

speedy, express

education

church

competition

an interest

neighbourhood

condition,health

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air,atmosphere

airport

grass

(respectful) to give

neck

cloud

to compare

to give

to get dark,to come to an end

suffix for familiar young male

hair or fur

to plan

to experience

finance,economy

police

cake

to injure

scene,landscape

eraser

lodging

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never

however

cause,source

to quarrel

research

study room,laboratory

sightseeing

child

this way

outskirts

lecture

the manufacturing industry

high school

high school student

factory

headmaster

traffic,transportation

auditorium

high school

government worker

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international

core,heart

(honorable) your husband

to break-down

knowing,acquaintance

response

a feast

thing,matter

small bird

the other day,recently

these days,nowadays

small, fine

rubbish

to be crowded

uncooked rice

(respectful) to see

after this

frightening

to break

to be broken

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concert

now,next time

computer

tonight

latest,nowadays

last,end

beginning,first

slope,hill

to look for

to get down,to descend

popularity,prosperous

to hang,to lower,to move back

(polite) to give

some time ago

lonely

the month after next

the week after next

salad

to make noise,to be excited

to touch

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industry

sandal

sandwich

disappointment

city

character

match,game

method

a particular

examination

accident

earthquake

era

underwear

to prepare

firmly,steadily

failure,mistake

dictionary

goods

little while

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island

citizen

office

society,public

company president

hindrance,intrusion

jam

freedom

custom,manners

an address,a residence

judo

enough

to attend

to depart

hobby

to prepare

introduction

elementary school

novel

to invite

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to consent

future,prospects

to have a meal

groceries

woman

to notify

to investigate

population

Shinto shrine

kindness

to worry

newspaper company

swimming

water supply

extremely

mathematics,arithmetic

suit

suitcase

to exceed

to become empty

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screen

terrific

to make progress

completely

straight,all of a sudden

steak

to throw away

stereo

sand

wonderful

to slide,to slip

corner,nook

to finish

pickpocket

then

to live

to produce

politics,government

western countries

the world

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seat

explanation

back of the body

without fail

to look after

line

not entirely (used in a negative sentence)

war

senior

really

to discuss

to rear,to bring up

graduation

grandfather

soft

grandmother

because of that

moreover

to that extent

gradually,soon

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that sort of

so much,like that

to leave hospital

university student

important,valuable,serious matter

generally

usually

type,style

greatly

typhoon

to break down

so,therefore

definite

to add a number

to visit

to ask

correct

Japanese straw mat

to stand something up

to build

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for example

shelves

joy

to enjoy oneself

occasionally

in order to

no good

to be enough

male

heating

blood

to check

strength,power

not at all (used with a negative verb)

suffix for familiar female person

caution

junior high school,middle school

injection

parking lot

geography

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to seize

moon

to be attached

to soak,to pickle

circumstances,convenience

to report

to be continued

to continue

to wrap

(humble) wife

intention

to fish

to lead

polite

text,text book

suitability

as much as possible

to assist

tennis

glove

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temple

point,dot

shop assistant

weather forecast

electric light

telegram

exhibition

metropolitan

tool,means

finally, after all

zoo

distant

to go through

particularly,especially

special

barber

on the way

limited express train (faster than an


express train)

to reach

to lodge at

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to stop something

to exchange

thief

more and more

to fix,to repair

to be fixed,to be repaired

to be cured,to heal

considerably

to weep

to disappear,to get lost

to die

to throw or cast away

(respectful) to do

to sound

as much as possible

now I understand

to grow accustomed to

a smell

bitter

two storied

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to escape

journal

to hospitalise

to enter school or university

to be similar

doll, figure

to steal

to paint,to plaster

to get wet

price

fever

enthusiasm

sleeping in late

sleepy

to sleep

to remain

throat

to change between buses or trains

vehicle

leaf

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situation

part time

double

(humble) to look at

dentist

to transport

to begin

location

it should be so

embarrassed

personal computer

pronunciation

clearly

cherry-blossom viewing

woods,forester

to pay

television or radio program

opposition

handbag

day, sun

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fire

piano

to grow cold

light

to shine,to glitter

drawer,drawing out

to withdraw

beard

airport

after a long time

art gallery

extremely

to be surprised

to move house

necessary

awful

to open an event

building or bill

daytime,during the day

noon break

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to pick up,to gather

fax

to increase

deep

complexity,complication

revision

head of a section

usually, or a train that stops at every


station

grapes

to become fat

Japanese bedding, futon

ship

inconvenience

to step on

to start to rain

present

culture

literature

grammar

different

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bell

strange

reply

trade

to broadcast

law

I (used by males)

star

extent

mostly

to praise

translation

(humble) to go,to come

to lose

serious

first of all

or,otherwise

to make a mistake

to be in time for

surroundings

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to go around

comic

middle

to be in sight

lake

bean paste

to be discovered

to discover

everybody

harbour

to face

to go out to meet

olden days, former

insect

(humble) son

(humble) daughter

impossible

(polite) to eat

rare

(humble) to say,to tell

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(humble) to be called,to say

soon

if

of course

extremely

to turn back

cotton

to receive

forest

to bake,to grill

promise

to be helpful

to burn,to be roasted

kind

to become thin

at last

as I thought,absolutely

to stop

to stop

soft

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hot water

to export

to import

finger

finger ring

dream

to shake,to sway

use

preparation

things to do

to get dirty

preparation for a lesson

arrangement

reservation

to visit

to be delighted

(respectful) OK,all right

reason

utilization

both sides

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Japanese hotel

absence

air conditioning

history

register

report

contact

word processor

to boil,to heat

to separate

to boil, to grow hot,to get excited

meaning,reason

lost article

to laugh,to smile

rate,ratio,percentage

to break

way of swimming

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JLPT N3 Vocab List


This is not a cumulative list. (It doesn't contain the vocab needed by JLPT N4
and below).
Kanji

Hiragana

English

Ah!,Oh!

love

greeting,salutation

love,affection

sign,signal

ice cream

to love

companion,partner,company

unfortunately,Sorry, but....

(electric) iron

out

lamplight,light (in general),brightness

room,time to spare,emptiness

obvious,evident,clear

to give up,to abandon

to get tired of,to lose interest in,to have enough

handshake

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devil,demon,evil spirit

to dawn,to become daylight

tomorrow

to give into custody,to entrust,to deposit

sweat,perspiration

to give,to present,to award

()

warm,mild

vicinity,nearby

to be hit,to be successful,to be equivalent to

here and there

to handle,to deal with,to treat

gathering,meeting,assembly,collection

to hit,to apply a patch

(1) trace,tracks,mark,sign,(2) remains,ruins,(3) scar

(1) trace,tracks,(2) remains,ruins,(3) scar

hole

to bathe,to bask in the sun,to shower

oil

not very (used as adverb),not much

error

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defect,flaw,blemish,weak point

storm,tempest

new,fresh,novel

all,every

to express,to show,to reveal

to show,to indicate,to display

embodiment,materialization

(1) to appear,to come in sight,to become visible,(2) to


express oneself

(conj,exp,int) Thank you

to be,to have

a certain...,some...

or,possibly

album

bubble,foam,froth,head on beer

to join together,to be opposite,to face,to unite

helpless,pity,sorrow,grief

plan,suffix meaning draft

memorization,learning by heart

stability,equilibrium

information,guidance,leading

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to that extent,to that degree

not very,not much,remainder,rest

stomach

good

good,nice,pleasant,ok

TODO same as ?

committee member

to say

unexpected,surprising

going

going

breath,tone

force,vigor,energy,spirit

living thing,animal

how many?,how old?

how much?,how many?

must not do,bad,wrong,not good

doctor,physician

intention,purpose

will,volition

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maintenance,preservation

consciousness,senses

strangeness,abnormality,disorder

chair

spring,fountain

where,which,who

ago,since,before,previous

board,plank

greatness

(sl) to embrace,to hug,to harbour,to entertain

tease,prank,trick,practical joke

expression of gratitude before meals

to receive,to take food or drink (hum)

pain,ache,sore,grief,distress

to come,to arrive

market,fair

place,situation,position,location

moment,time

all at once

(the) market (as a concept)

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best,first,number one

sometime,someday,one day

a house,a home,a family,a household

a species,a kind,a variety

a moment,an instant

whole life,a lifetime,all through life

much more,still more,all the more

(1) one object,one body,(2) what on earth?,really?,(3)


generally

(1) coincidence,agreement,(2) conformity

(at) any time,always,at all times,never (neg)

general,liberal,universal,ordinary,average

(1) on the other hand,(2) meanwhile,(3) only,simple,in


turn

forever,for good,eternally,as long as one


likes,indefinitely

always,usually,every time,never (with neg. verb)

removal,migration,movement

cousin (male)

rice-plant

dozing,nodding off

command,decree,life,destiny

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violation (of law),transgression,infringement,breach

clothes

living room (western style)

before long,even now

at any time,soon

no,the noes

since,henceforth

(1) request,commission,dispatch,(2) dependence,trust

getting nervous,irritation

welcome

medical care,medical treatment

rock,crag

celebration,festival

to congratulate,to celebrate

so to speak

the so-called,so to speak

ink

printing

impression

retire

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quotation,citation

whisky

upper,outer,surface

fish

gargle,rinse mouth

(hon) to visit,to ask,to inquire

to receive,to get,to accept,to take

to move,to shift

rabbit,hare,cony

cattle,cow

to lose,to part with

afterwards,since then,in the future

lie,falsehood,incorrect fact,inappropriate

to doubt,to distrust,to be suspicious of,to suspect

inside

universe,cosmos,space

to attack,to defeat,to destroy

to remove,to transfer,to infect

to sue (a person),to resort to,to appeal to

to groan,to moan

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to snatch away

(1) horse,(2) promoted bishop (shogi)

delicious

birth,birth-place

plum,plum-tree,lowest (of a three-tier ranking system)

to betray,to turn traitor to,to double-cross

noisy,loud,fussy

happy,glad,pleasant

to be sold

rumour,report,gossip,common talk

fortune,luck

fortune,luck

operation,motion,driving

motion,exercise

handle,grip

eternity,perpetuity,immortality,permanence

eternity,perpetuity,immortality

influence,effect

business,trade,management

satellite

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nutrition,nourishment

smiling face

to draw,to paint,to sketch,to depict,to describe

feed,bait

(n) energy (de: Energie)

to get,to gain,to win

to get,to gain,to win

circle,money

postponement,adjournment

acting,performance

assistance,aid,support

engine

speech,address

musical performance

diffidence,restraint,reserve

honourable

old age,old person,the old,the aged

to overtake,to catch up (with)

king,ruler,sovereign,monarch

to chase,to run after

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king

prince

to respond,to satisfy,to accept,to comply with,to apply


for

crossing

to finish

very,much,greatly

to cover,to hide,to conceal,to wrap,to disguise

(1) overcoat,(2) over

rich family,distinguished family

hill,height,knoll,rising ground

open sea

interior,inner part

to send,to give to,to award to,to confer on

to occur,to happen

very young,childish

to obtain,to reap,to pay,to supply,to accept

grandfather,male senior-citizen

chattering,talk,idle talk

pollution,contamination

perhaps

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to fear,to be afraid of

terrible,dreadful

mutual,reciprocal,each other

calm,gentle,quiet

man

to fall behind,to be inferior to

stomach

ogre,demon,it (i.e., in a game of tag)

band (e.g. conduction, valence)

lunch,noon

office

to be drowned,to indulge in

(fam) you (sing),presence (of a high personage)

Congratulations!,an auspicious occasion!

memories,recollections,reminiscence

mainly,primarily

unintentional,spontaneous

parents

swimming

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about,roughly,as a rule,approximately

to exert,to cause,to exercise

to be (animate),to be,to exist

to lower,to let go down

to take down,to launch,to drop

the end

sound,note

favour,obligation,debt of gratitude

warmth

temperature

passable

counter for chapters (of a book)

car

card,curd

meeting,assembly,party,association,club

counter for occurrences

injury,harm,evil influence,damage

member,the membership

picture

foreign,abroad,overseas

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account,finance,accountant

settlement,solution,resolution

meeting,assembly

diplomacy

start,commencement,beginning

explanation,interpretation

outing,going out

betterment,improvement

pleasant,agreeable,comfortable

recovery (from
illness),improvement,rehabilitation,restoration

to keep,to raise,to feed

to exchange,to interchange,to substitute,to replace

to exchange,to interchange,to substitute,to replace

aroma,fragrance,scent,smell

painter,artist

to hold or carry under or in the arms

price,value,cost

chemistry

to shine,to glitter,to sparkle

official,duty,person in charge

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to take (e.g. time, money, etc),to hang

to suffer from

key

to restrict,to limit,to confine

to draw,to paint,to sketch,to depict,to describe

furniture

learning,scholarship,erudition,knowledge

forehead,brow

resolution,resignation,readiness,preparedness

certainty,reliability,soundness

scholar

study,learning

to hide,to conceal

magnification,enlargement

affirmation,confirmation

scholarship,study,learning

to hide,to be hidden,to conceal oneself,to disappear

shade,shadow,other side

shade,shadow,other side

to be lacking

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addition and subtraction,allowance for

the past,bygone days,the previous

basket,cage

to surround,to encircle

conflagration,fire

loan,lending

pastry

housework,domestic chores

wise,clever,smart

singer

number,figure

to earn income,to labor

to count

mold,model,style,shape,data-type

shoulder

solid,hard (esp. metal, stone),unpolished writing

persons,this and that,here and there,everywhere

sword,saber,knife,engraving tool

to talk,to tell,to recite

win,victory

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value,worth,merit

feel disappointed,be dejected,lose heart

energy,liveliness

term (school)

shape,form,posture,suitability

action,activity

conjugation,practical use

to be sad,to mourn for,to regret

(not) always,(not) necessarily,(not) all,(not) entirely

considerably,fairly,quite

(1) gold,(2) gold general (shogi) (abbr)

rich man

possible,practicable,feasible

share,stock,stump (of tree)

to suffer

to mind,to care about,to be concerned about

patience,endurance,perseverance

(1) first volume,(2) superior quality,(3) governmental

god

thunder

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hair (head)

(school) subject,curriculum,course

may,might,perhaps,may be,possibly

(abbr) Tuesday

sky

hilt (of a sword),haft (of a dagger),handgrip

to cut (hair),to mow (grass),to harvest

they (usually male)

river

river,stream

skin,hide,leather,fur,pelt,bark,shell

leather

poor,pitiable,pathetic

lovely,sweet

can,tin

perception,intuition,the sixth sense

thinking,thought,ideas,intention

sense,sensation

audience,spectator(s)

environment,circumstance

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welcome,reception

sightseeing

observation,survey

feeling,sense,impression

thanks,gratitude

a patient

calculation,counting,consideration

emotion(s),feeling(s),sentiment

to feel,to sense,to experience

admiration,Well done!

concern,interest

to concern,to be related

(1) complete,completion,(2) perfection,accomplishment

perfection,completeness

being deeply moved,excitement,impression,deep


emotion

supervision,control,superintendence

control,management (e.g. of a business)

completion,conclusion

relation,connection,relevance

member of the Diet, congress or parliament

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memory,recollection,remembrance

temperature

machine,mechanism

Diet,congress,parliament

period,term

organ,mechanism,facility,engine

enterprise,undertaking

to be effective

humour,temper,mood

climate

bank,coast,shore

birthplace

article,news story,report,account

engineer,technician

reporter

wound,injury,hurt,cut

expectation,anticipation,hope

returning home

precious,valuable

chairman

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precisely,accurately

tight,close,intense

to notice,to recognize,to become aware of

to be pleased with,to suit

entry,filling in of forms

commemoration,memory

function,faculty

pitiful,a pity

contribution,donation

hope,wish,aspiration

foundation,basis,standard

settlement,conclusion,regulation,rule

-like,-looking,-looked

strange,queer,curious

duty,obligation,responsibility

question,problem,doubt,guess

reverse,opposite

captain

camp

nine

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ex-

class, grade, rank,school class, grade

globe,sphere,ball

holiday,day off,furlough

rest,break,recess,intermission

sudden,precipitous,radical

absorption,suction,attraction

relief,aid,rescue

rapid (e.g. progress)

salary,wages

skillful,handy

text book

game,match,contest

manners

supply,provision

teacher (classroom)

teaching,instruction,professor

emphasis,stress,stressed point

commonness,community

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cooperation,association,collaboration,joint

be afraid,dread,dismay,terror

cooperation,collaboration

herculean strength,mountain carrier-guide

permission,approval

court lady,lady in waiting

huge,gigantic,enormous

to hate,to dislike,to loathe

fog,mist

cloth,piece,cut,chop

(1) to cut well,to be sharp,(2) to break (off)

(abbr) kilo-,kilogram,kilometre,10^3

record,minutes,document

argument,discussion,dispute

(1) gold,(2) gold general (shogi) (abbr)

(1) silver,silver coin,silver paint

No Smoking!

amount of money

safe,vault,treasury,provider of funds

prohibition,ban

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money,cash

metal

present day

tension,mental strain,nervousness

muscle,sinew

monetary circulation,credit situation

(abbr) Friday

nine

sentence

(male) (vulg) to eat

(by) chance,unexpectedly,suddenly

odour,scent,smell,stench

chain

to rot,to go bad

a habit (often a bad habit),peculiarity

pipe,tube

concrete,tangible,material

(hon) to give,to confer

down-train (going away from Tokyo)

pain,agony

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sound asleep,fast asleep

distinction,differentiation,classification

class,group,team,set

association,union

to put together

cloudiness,cloudy weather,shadow

grade,rank,about

living,livelihood,subsistence,circumstances

classic(s)

to live,to get along

(1) glass,(2) grass

gland,grand,(electrical) ground

cream

to repeat,to do something over again

Christmas

to go mad,to get out of order

group

painful,difficult

to suffer,to groan,to be worried

year end,sunset,nightfall,end

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troubles,hardships

to append,to sum up,to add (up)

knowing very well,detailed,full,accurate

to join in,to accede to,to increase,to gain in (influence)

native Japanese reading of a Chinese character

army,force,troops

army,troops

practice,training

under,below,beneath

plan

respect,honour

management,administration

plan,project,schedule,scheme,program

condition,state,business (condition)

experience

tendency,trend,inclination

warning,advice

calculation,reckoning

notice,bulletin

criminal case,(police) detective

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(fine) art,the arts

contract,compact,agreement

go by the way,via

case

game

injury (to animate object),hurt

drama,play

theatre,playhouse

make-up (cosmetic)

stinginess,miser,miserliness

result,consequence

defect,fault,deficiency

after all,eventually

determination,resolution

absence,non-attendance

decision,determination

faults,defect,weakness

Monday

conclusion

smoke,fumes

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ticket,coupon,bond,certificate

prefecture

eaves

quarrel,(drunken) brawl,failure

opinion,point of view

limit,bound

cash,ready money,mercenary,self-interested

language

health,sound,wholesome

inspection (e.g. customs, factory),examination

present,up to now,nowadays,modern times,current

reality

phenomenon

present condition,existing state,status quo

construction,establishment

nowadays,modern times,present-day

construction,architecture

be found,aim,estimate,guess,approx

consideration,examination,investigation,study,scrutiny

actual spot,scene,scene of the crime

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constitution

right,privilege

afterwards,since then,in the future

language,word

love,tender passion

thick (as of color, liquid),dense,strong

lover,sweetheart

good luck,fortune

lecture,address

effect,effectiveness,efficacy,result

coin

high price

wonderful,gorgeous,splendor,pomp,extravagance

success,passing (e.g. exam),eligibility

exchange,interchange,reciprocity

aviation,flying

scene,spectacle

sum total,total amount

attack,strike,offensive,criticism,censure

contribution,services

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advertisement

company,friendship,association,society,acquaintance

the latter

factory,plant,mill,workshop

organization,composition

high speed,high gear

action,conduct,behaviour,mobilization

robbery,burglary

happiness,blessedness

fairness,impartial,justice

candidacy

consideration,taking into account

to exceed,to cross over,to cross

coach

code,cord,chord

ice,hail

to freeze,to be frozen over,to congeal

goal

misunderstanding

language study

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breath,respiration

home town,birthplace,old village,historic village

quite,very

national language

blackboard

subjugation,conquest

national,people,citizen

grain,cereal,corn

here

hip

break-down,failure,accident,out of order

individual,private person,personal,private

to go over (e.g. with audience)

state,country,nation

National Diet,parliament,congress

national or state border

bone fracture

parcel,package

thing,matter,fact,circumstances

to differ,to vary,to disagree

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proverb,maxim

to refuse,to decline,to dismiss

flour,meal,powder

this

liking,taste,choice

to like,to prefer

(1) a (photo)copy,(2) blurb on a book jacket

dust,dirt

wheat

I beg your pardon,excuse me

hut,cabin,shed,(animal) pen

these

time,about,toward,approximately (time)

to kill

to fall down,to fall over

now,this time,lately

from now on,hereafter

confusion,congestion

so,like this,in this way

difficulty,distress

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today,this day

hello,good day (daytime greeting, id)

computer

engagement,betrothal

disorder,chaos,confusion,mayhem

difference,variation

(1) service,support system,(2) goods or services


without charge

on the occasion of,circumstances

highest,supreme,the most

property,fortune,assets

last,final,closing

in the middle of

least,lowest,worst

talent,ability

trial,judgement

ingredients,material

happiness,blessedness

(1) autograph,(2) sign,(3) sine

border,boundary,mental state

to go against,to oppose,to disobey,to defy

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helping,serving

work,operation,manufacturing,fatigue duty

last (year),yesterday

work,opus,performance,production

produce (e.g. agricultural),crops

cherry blossom,cherry tree

alcohol,sake

to shout,to cry

(1) to avoid (physical contact ),(2) to ward off,to avert

to be blocked,to choke,to be obstructed

to point,to put up umbrella,to play

seat

(1) to invite,to ask,(2) to tempt,to lure,to induce

(1) token,label,(2) ticket,(3) charm

author,writer,novelist,artist

composition,setting (of music)

roughly,in round numbers

feeling refreshed,feeling relieved,neat,trimmed

well,now,then

desert

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discrimination,distinction,differentiation

manners,etiquette,propriety

varied,various

to awaken

to wake,to wake up

(1) left and right,(2) influence,control,domination

plate,dish

furthermore,again,after all,more and more,moreover

to leave,to go away

monkey

uproar,disturbance

participation

reference,consultation

U[

approval,agreement,support,favour

oxygen

walk,stroll

four

family name,lineage,birth

poem,verse of poetry

happiness,good fortune,luck,blessing

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jeans

jet aeroplane

immediately,readily,directly

moreover,furthermore,nevertheless,and yet

to scold

equation,formula,ceremony

earnestly,immediately,exactly

time,season,period

payment,allowance

frequently,repeatedly,incessantly,eagerly

stimulus,impetus,incentive

resources

event,affair,incident

instant,time,moment

suicide

fact,truth,reality

expenditure,expenses

circumstances,consideration,conditions,situation,reaso
ns

poet

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by oneself,personally

to sink,to feel depressed

nature,spontaneous

thought,idea

tongue

(1) order,precedence,(2) circumstances,(3)


immediate(ly)

situation,present state of affairs

to abide (by the rules),to obey,to follow,to accompany

therefore,consequently,in accordance with

preparation

intimate,close (e.g. friend)

seven

quality,nature (of person)

unemployment

experiment

implementation,materialization,realization

practice,performance,execution (e.g.
program),realization

practical,actual condition,status quo

enforcement,enact,put into practice,carry out,operation

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fixedly,firmly,patiently,quietly

indeed,truly,surely

as a matter of fact,by the way

disappointment,despair

branch store (office)

leadership,guidance,coaching

automatic,self-motion

thing,article,goods,dignity,article (goods),counter for


meal courses

rule,control,direction

play,drama

often,again and again,frequently

lawn

payment

to pay

death,mortality

funds,capital

sisters

sisters

to finish,to close,to do something completely

Damn it!

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pride,boast

business,office work

to denote,to show,to point out,to indicate

(1) to comprise,to account for,to make up (of),(2) to


hold,to occupy

under,below,beneath

frost

well,well then

debt,loan,liabilities

to talk,to chat,to chatter

hindrance,intrusion

week

sandbank

10,ten

gun

surroundings,circumference,environs

harvest,crop,ingathering

week,weekly

religion

importance,stress,serious consideration

finding employment,inauguration

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juice,soft drink,deuce

amendment,correction,revision,modification

congestion (e.g. traffic),delay,stagnation

serious,important,grave,weighty

resident,housing

group,mass

concentration,focusing the mind

income,receipts,revenue

citizens,inhabitants,residents,population

important,momentous,essential,principal,major

repairing,mending

doctrine,rule,principle

lodging

surgical operation

Prime Minister

means,way,measure

claim,request,insistence,assertion

graduate from,come from

attendance,presence

departure

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publication

capital city

housewife,mistress

chief,main,principal,major

demand,request

variety,kind,type

order,turn

moment,second,instant

favourable,doing well,O.K.,all right

turn (in line),order of things

preparation,arrangements,provision,reserve

use,application,employment,utilization

(1) chapter,section,(2) medal

prize,award

(1) first volume,(2) superior quality,(3) governmental

obstacle,impediment (fault),damage

scholarship

passenger

proceeding to the capital (Tokyo)

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state of affairs,situation,circumstances

conditions,terms

noon,mid-day

honesty,integrity,frankness

common sense

daughter,young lady,virgin,maiden,little girl

just a minute,small quantity

symptoms,condition

to produce,to yield,to result from,to arise,to be


generated

invitation

condition,situation,circumstances,state

improvement,advance,progress

jest,joke

consent,acceptance,assent,admitting

superiority,first class,very good

collision,conflict

trader,shopkeeper,merchant

recognition,acknowledgement,approval,consent,agree
ment

boys,juveniles

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trade,business,commerce,transaction,occupation

consumption,expenditure

commodity,article of
commerce,goods,stock,merchandise

fire fighting,fire department

information,(military) intelligence

proof,verification

queen

employment

occupation,business

meal

dining table

commodity,foodstuff

plant,vegetation

food,foodstuff

appetite (for food)

food

provisions,rations

study

woman,girl

helper,helpmeet,assistant,tutor

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slowly,little by little,gradually,steadily,quietly

signature

books

actress

processing,dealing with,treatment,disposition,disposal

documents,official papers

notice

buttocks,bottom

(1) mark,(2) symbol,(3) evidence

castle

going on to university

nerve,sensitivity

seriousness,earnestness

(religious) faith,belief,creed

traffic lights,signal,semaphore

artificial,manmade,human work,human skill,artificiality

serious

medical examination

race (of people)

to believe,to place trust in

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(human) life (i.e. conception to death)

relative

fresh

heart

the body

height (of body),stature

discretion,prudence

worry,concern,anxiety,care

refereeing,trial,judgement,umpire,referee

character,personality,person,man,personage,talented
man

progress,development

close friend,buddy

confidence,dependence,credit,faith

reliance,trust,confidence

mentality

mankind,humanity

nest,rookery,breeding place,beehive,cobweb

figure (e.g. Fig 1),drawing,picture,illustration

(1) water level,(2) level,standard

recommendation

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switch

extremely

sleep

number,figure

numeral,figure

(Western) soup

the end of,powder

figure,shape,appearance

skiing

(1) to open,to become empty,(2) to be less crowded

to rescue from,to help out of

to surpass,to outstrip,to excel

skate(s),skating

terrible,dreadful,terrific,amazing,great

anything of,not one bit

to pass,to spend,to go through,to tide over

muscle,string,line

to advance,to promote,to hasten

to recommend,to advise,to encourage,to offer (wine)

star

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style

stand

headache

consecutively,throughout,a lot

lovely,dreamy,beautiful,great

already,too late

that is,namely,i.e.

wonderful,splendid,magnificent

speech

all,the whole,entirely,in general,wholly

to be finished

horn

sorry,excuse me

to change,to be of use,to reach to

thereupon,hereupon

pointed,sharp

height,stature

(logical) true,regular

(1) draft (beer),(2) raw,unprocessed

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sex,gender

cause,reason,fault

character,personality

accurate,punctuality,exactness,authenticity,veracity

century,era

claim,demand,application,request

tax,duty

clean

restriction,restraint,limitation

success,hit

production,manufacture

due form,official,formality

mind,soul,heart,spirit,intention

adult

at the most,at best,to the utmost,as much (far) as


possible

results,record

manufacture,production

luxury,extravagance

growth,grow to adulthood

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system,institution,organization

youth,young man

manufactured goods,finished goods

government,administration

raw food

life,existence

sorting,arrangement,adjustment,regulation

cough

coal

duty,responsibility

oil,petroleum,kerosene

world,society

theory

positive,active,proactive

plan,design

absolute,unconditional,absoluteness

set

equipment,device,facilities,installation

destruction,extinction

economising,saving

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certainly,without fail

to condemn,to blame,to criticize

looking after,help,aid,assistance

good,goodness,right,virtue

all,whole,entire,complete,overall,pan

all members (unanimity),all hands,the whole crew

major subject,special study

country-wide,nation-wide,whole country,national

the other day,a few days ago

the former

(1) player (in game),(2) team

advance,drive,progress

(1) wholly,entirely,completely,(2) not at all (with neg.


verb)

a center

whole,entirety,whatever (is the matter)

selection,choice

so

elephant

noise

increase,addition

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operation,management,processing

cleaning,sweeping

imagination,guess

succession,inheritance

consultation,discussion

equipment,installation,apparatus

suitable,fair,tolerable,proper

speed,velocity,rate

bottom,sole

bottom,sole

so (conj),accordingly,now,then,thereupon

(1) organization,(2) structure,construction,(3) tissue,(4)


system

and

to pour (into),to irrigate,to pay,to fill,to feed (e.g. a fire)

to raise (child),to be brought up,to grow (up)

all,altogether,entirely,be just like,the splitting image of

face of the earth

sleeve

to furnish,to provide for,to equip,to install

the,that

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eventually,sooner or later,of the previously mentioned

without change,as it is (i.e. now)

side,edge,third person

sofa,couch

crude,rough,plain,humble

it,that

each,every,either,respectively,severally

but (still),and yet,nevertheless,even so,notwithstanding

or,or else

loss,disadvantage

damage,injury,loss

respect,esteem,reverence,honour

existence,being

respect,esteem,regard

rice field

other (esp. places and things)

pair,couple,set

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title,subject,theme,topic

physical education,gymnastics,athletics

temperature (body)

convention,tournament,mass meeting,rally

atmosphere

price,payment,cost,charge

tedium,boredom

stay,sojourn

ambassador

considerable,great,important,significant,a big deal

target,object (of worship, study, etc),subject (of


taxation, etc)

cabinet minister

to face,to confront,to oppose

great war,great battle

usually,generally

attitude,manner

president,chief executive

majority,mostly,generally

representative,representation,delegation,type,example,
model

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most part,greater part,majority

typewriter

awful,dreadful,terrible,very

arrest,apprehension,capture

(1) dyer,(2) diagram,(3) (railway) schedule,(4) diamond

sun,solar

flatness,level,smooth,calm,plain

representation,agency,proxy,deputy,agent

continent

to throw down,to beat,to bring down,to blow down

(hand) towel

mutual,reciprocal

treasure

so,therefore

house,home,husband

however

to ascertain

more or less,somewhat,a little,some

to help,to save,to rescue

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free of charge,mere,only

free of charge,mere,sole,only,usual,common

battle,fight,struggle,conflict

to fight,to battle,to combat

to strike,to clap,to dust,to beat

at once,immediately,directly,in person

to stand up

standpoint,position,situation

to pass,to lapse

to reach,to get to

free of charge,mere,sole,only,usual,common

but,because,even,also,too

full,in plenty,ample

length,height

simile,metaphor,allegory

valley

another person,unrelated person,outsider,stranger

(1) seed,(2) material,(3) cause,source

handbreadth,bundle

counter for occurrences

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travel,trip,journey

often,repeatedly,frequently

perhaps,probably

ball,sphere,coin

globe,sphere,ball

bullet,shot,shell

even number,couple,man and wife,friend

casually,unexpectedly,accidentally,by chance

intolerable,unbearable,unendurable

to be silent

useless,no good,hopeless

trial,test

to attempt,to test

news,tidings,information,correspondence,letter

to rely on,to have recourse to,to depend on

someone,somebody

step,stair,flight of steps,grade,rank,level

unit,denomination,credit (in school)

word,vocabulary,(usually) single-character word

youth,young man

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simplicity

birth

dance

organization,association

(in) charge

mere,simple,sheer

simply,merely,only,solely

earth

(social) position,status

area,region

cheese

team

wisdom,wit,sagacity,sense,intelligence,advice

basement,underground

difference,discrepancy

(phrase) sure,no mistaking it,for certain

lately,recently,nowadays

the earth

district,section,sector

lateness,late coming

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prefectural governor

knowledge,information

father

intelligence,brains

horizon

area,locality,district,region,the coast

tea

chance,opportunity

perfectly,properly,exactly

inside,middle,among

annotation,explanatory note

centre,central,center,middle

middle school,junior high school

(1) used,second-hand,old

suspension,stoppage,discontinuance,interruption

parking (e.g. car)

lunch,midday meal

center,core,heart,pivot,emphasis,balance

notice,attention,observation

order,request

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long time period

investigation,examination,inquiry,survey

tune,tone,key

top,summit,peak

(1) please do for me (preceded by -te),(2)


reception,being given,get

(bank) savings

direct,immediate,personal,firsthand

author,writer

finally,at last

passage through,passing

commuting to school

passage,passing

to run to,to lead to,to communicate,to understand

correspondence,communication,news,signal

to be caught,to be arrested

to seize,to catch,to grasp

tiredness,fatigue

moon,month

association,socializing,fellowship

in succession,one by one

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to settle in (place),to take (seat, position),to study


(under teacher)

to pour (into),to irrigate,to pay

to attach,to join,to add,to append

earth,soil

sequel,continuation

bundle,package,parcel,bale

(1) service,duty,business,responsibility,task,(2)
Buddhist religious services

(1) service,duty,(2) Buddhist religious services

to tie,to fasten,to connect,to transfer (phone call)

always,constantly

wings

in short,in brief,in other words

crime,fault,indiscretion

to pack,to shorten,to work out (details)

to pile up

rainy season,rain during the rainy season

painful,heart-breaking

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outflow,coming (going) out,graduate (of)

meeting,rendezvous,encounter

to meet by chance,to come across,to happen to


encounter

proposal,proposition,suggestion

fixed term

electrical resistance,resistance,opposition

presentation,submission,filing

degree,amount,grade,standard,of the order of


(following a number)

bus or tram stop

date,go on a date

enemy,rival

incident,affair,happening,event

to fit,to suit

pertinent,appropriate,adequate,relevance

moderate

applying

to be able to,to be ready,to occur

if at all possible

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sleight of hand,conjuring trick,magic,juggling

therefore

iron

philosophy

help,helper,assistant

thoroughness,completeness

railroad

all night,all night vigil,sleepless night

chance of going out,opportunity (to succeed),moment


of departure,beginning of work

time,labour

but,however

(abbr) demo,demonstration

type,pattern,archetypal

weather

electron

tent

tradition,convention

nature,spontaneity

counter for occurrences

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question,query

party (political)

tower,pagoda

child,servant,foolishness

examination paper,examination script

identity,sameness,similarity

copper coin

at that time,in those days

verb

simultaneous(ly),concurrent,same time,synchronous

by all means,at any cost,no matter what

arrival

morals

voting,poll

identical,equal to,same (kind),like

coworker,colleague,associate

road,highway

10,ten

to let pass,to overlook,to continue

in accordance with ~,following ~,~ Street,~ Avenue

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to pass,to pass through

city

(1) time,hour,(2) occasion,moment

to unfasten

poison,toxicant

pride,triumph,prosperity

reading

bachelorhood,single,unmarried,celibate

feature,characteristic

peculiarity,uniqueness,characteristic

independence (e.g. Ind. Day),self-support

to come untied,to come apart

somewhere,anywhere

however,while,even if

by the way,even if,no matter what

mountain-climbing

town,city,municipal,urban

months and years

books

old people,the aged

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to close (e.g. book, eyes),to shut

just (now, at the moment, etc.)

plot of land,lot,soil

abruptly,suddenly,unexpectedly,all at once

top

to reach

anyhow,at any rate,anyway,somehow or


other,generally speaking,in any case

to skip over,to omit

to jump out,to rush out,to fly out

to fasten,to turn off,to detain

friend,companion,pal

sharing with,participate in

Saturday

tiger

drive,trip by car,driving

(1) truck,(2) (running) track

drama

playing cards (lit: trump)

to take up,to pick up,to disqualify,to confiscate,to


deprive

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great effort,exertion,endeavour,effort

well,now,let me see,which (of three or more)

dress

to come off,to be taken off,to be removed

mud

1000

ton

unexpected,offensive,What a thing to say!,No way!

what,what kind of

how,how much

tunnel

name,reputation

subject,contents,matter,substance,detail,import

straight,mischief,ordinary,common

relation,relationship

to drain,to float,to shed (blood, tears),to cruise (e.g.


taxi)

very,considerably,easily

middle,half,semi,halfway,partly

company,fellow,colleague,associate

scene,view,prospect,outlook

to view,to gaze at

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stream,current

to stream,to flow,to run (ink),to be washed away

without

because

riddle,puzzle,enigma

consent,assent,understanding

et cetera,etc.,and the like

seven

what

what

something

nothing

saucepan,pot

(1) draft (beer),(2) raw,unprocessed

to be idle,to neglect

wave

tear

to be worried,to be troubled

to change,to be of use,to reach to

to become

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rope,hemp

Why?,What for?

by all means,everything

somehow,anyhow,one way or another

to suit,to match,to become,to be like

odour,scent,smell,stench

poor (at),weak (in),dislike (of)

to grasp,to seize,to mould sushi

sun,sunshine,day

ordinary,regular,everyday,usual

Sunday

sunlight

daytime,broad daylight

smile sweetly,smile,grin

Japan

Japan

hospitalization

entry to school or university,matriculation

entrance,admission,entering

sign of life

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human being,man,person

to extract,to omit,to surpass,to draw out,to unplug

to come out,to fall out,to be omitted

cloth

to get wet

value,price,cost,worth,merit

root

value,price,cost

desire,wish,request

to desire,to wish,to request

(1) mouse,rat,(2) dark gray,slate color

price,cost

zeal,enthusiasm

tropics

nuts!,enthusiasm,zeal,mania

year

months and years

whole year,always,everyday

age,era,period,date

age,years

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field

being skilled in,nicely,properly

farmer,farm family

agriculture

farmers,peasants

ability,faculty

no

eaves

to leave (behind, over),to bequeath,to save,to reserve

remnant,residue,remaining,left-over

to place on (something),to take on board,to give a ride

to remove,to exclude,to except

wish,desire,(a) hope

to desire,to wish for,to see,to command (a view of)

afterwards,since then,in the future

(1) knock,(2) fungo (baseball)

throat

to lengthen,to stretch,to reach out,to grow (beard)

to stretch,to extend,to make progress,to grow (beard,


body height)

to state,to express,to mention

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to arise,to ascend,to go up

carefree,at leisure

place,field (physics)

percent

wear,put on (sword)

ash

rainy season,rain during the rainy season

violin

hiking

delivery,distribution

(1) pipe,tube,(2) channels, official or otherwise

actor,actress,player,performer

pilot

grave,tomb

fool,idiot,trivial matter,folly

doctorate,PhD

to measure,to weigh,to survey

to wear,to put on (lower body)

(1) to breathe,(2) to tell (lies),(3) to vomit,to disgorge

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clapping hands,applause

enormous,vast

explosion,detonation,eruption

museum

violent,vehement,intense

scissors

(personal) bankruptcy

end (e.g. of street),edge,tip,margin,point

origin,beginning

path,pass (in games)

to unfasten,to remove

passport

flag

skin

naked,nude

field

20 years old,20th year

work,labor

bag,bug

discovery,detection,finding

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issue (publications)

departure of a vehicle

to punish,to penalize

development,growth

with a clash (thud),with a bang,plump,flop

development,growth

announcement,publication

invention

to discuss,to talk together

to part,divide,separate

to separate,to set free

to be separated from,to leave,to go away,to be a long


way off

counter for birds,counter for rabbits

width,breadth

mother

to omit,to eliminate,to curtail,to economize

scene,setting (e.g. of novel)

abdomen,belly,stomach

field,plain,prairie,tundra,moor,wilderness

needle,hand (e.g. clock)

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to stick,to paste

bun,van (caravan),VAN (value-added network)

extent,scope,sphere,range

opposition,resistance

crime

handsome

judgement,decision

offender,criminal

sale,selling,marketing

light

beer

damage

comparison

to run somebody over (with vehicle),to knock someone


down

picnic

tragedy

aviation

knee,lap

emergency,extraordinary,unusual

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beautiful person (woman)

forehead,brow

be surprised,be amazed,be frightened,astonishment

date,dating

inevitable death,desperation,frantic,inevitable result

exactly,neatly,sharp

(1) to pull,to draw,to stretch,to drag,(2) to pull the ball


(baseball)

negation,denial,repudiation

video

single word

crowd of people

equal

alone,unmarried

one by one,each,one at a time

criticism,judgement,comment

criticism,review,commentary

secret,secrecy

delicate,subtle

(1) string,cord,(2) pimp

cost,expense

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table (e.g. Tab 1),chart,list

second (60th min)

valuation,estimation,assessment,evaluation

expression,presentation,representation (math)

facial expression

equality (a),impartiality,evenness

fame,reputation,popularity,arrant

surface,outside,face,appearance

to spread (out),to extend,to stretch,to reach to,to get


around

thing,article,goods,dignity,article (goods),counter for


meal courses

bottle

way,means

pin

un,non,negative prefix

un,non,negative prefix

nothing,naught,nil,zero

dividing,part

anxiety,uneasiness,insecurity,suspense

scenery

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married couple,husband and wife

flute,pipe

wrong,bad,improper,unjustifiable,inadvisable

weapon,arms,ordinance

garments

to hold in the mouth,to bear in mind

bag,sack

unhappiness,sorrow,misfortune,disaster,accident,death

tune,tone,knot,knob,point

safety,peace,quietness

mystery,curiosity

discomfort,disability,inconvenience,destitution

wife,Mrs,madam

woman,female

injustice,unfairness

to defend (against),to protect,to prevent

insufficiency,shortage,deficiency,lack,dearth

stage (theatre)

twins,a twin

again,once more,a second time

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usually,habitually,ordinarily,always

a means, e.g. of living

to hit,to strike

prices of commodities,prices (in general)

material,substance

physics

writing brush

suddenly,casually,accidentally,incidentally,unexpectedl
y,unintentionally

ship,boat,watercraft,shipping,vessel,steamship

portion,section,part

complaint,discontent,dissatisfaction

dissatisfaction,displeasure,discontent,complaints,unhap
piness

plus

plan

disadvantage,handicap,unfavorable,drawback

(1) to wave,to shake,to swing,(2) to sprinkle,(3) to cast


(actor),to allocate (work)

to shiver,to shake,to quake

a brake

to touch,to be touched,to touch on a subject,to feel,to


violate (law, copyright, etc.),to perceive,t

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bath

professional

dividing,part,segment

sentence

atmosphere (e.g. musical),mood,ambience

analysis

civilization,culture

field,sphere,realm,division,branch

wall,fence

equilibrium,balance,average,mean

peace,harmony

(not) particularly,nothing

to abate,to decrease,to diminish,to shorten

to decrease (in size or number),to diminish,to abate

Belt for western clothes

goblin,ghost,apparition,bugbear

(n) paint (nl: pek)

study,diligence,discount,reduction

change,modification,alteration

bench

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box lunch

side

Act (law: the X Act)

pole,rod,stick

risk,venture,adventure

direction,course,way

report,information

gem,jewel

broadcast,broadcasting

abundance,wealth,plenty,bounty

method,manner,way,means,technique

persons,this and that,here and there,everywhere

call,visit

to bark,to bay,to howl,to bellow,to roar,to cry

boy

rowing boat

(1) platform,(2) home

ball,bowl

other (esp. places and things)

other place,the rest

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pride

dust

guarantee,security,assurance,pledge,warranty

preservation,conservation,storage,maintenance

degree,extent,bounds,limit

footpath,walkway,sidewalk

Buddha,merciful person,Buddhist image,the dead

bone

flame

cheek (of face)

cheek (of face)

almost,roughly,approximately

to smile

to praise,to admire,to speak well

moat

truth,reality

truth,reality

the person himself

genuine article

absent-minded,block-head,dim,faint,vague

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space,room,time,pause

(female) you might say

market

mike

lost (stray) child

to entrust to another,to leave to

curtain,bunting,act (in play)

defeat,loss,losing (a game)

grandchild

by no means

correctly,surely

diligent,serious,honest

to increase,to grow

first (of all),to start with,about,almost,hardly (with neg.


verb)

poor,needy

proprietor,manager,barowner,master (e.g. arts,


science)

increasingly,more and more

again,and

yet,still,more,besides

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(1) town,(2) street,road

mistake

(1) pine tree,(2) highest (of a three-tier ranking system)

deep red,flushed (of face)

straight (ahead),direct,upright

really,truly,entirely,completely

festival,feast

to study (in depth),to learn,to take lessons in

mimicry,imitation,behavior,pretense

to invite

Mama

beans,peas

to protect,to obey,to guard,to abide (by the rules)

circle,full (month),perfection,purity,suffix for ship names

circle,money

round,circular,spherical

quite,entirely,completely

to turn,to revolve

circumference,surroundings,circulation

by some chance,by some possibility,if by any


chance,10E4:1 odds

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satisfaction

body,main part,oneself,sword

fruit,nut,seed,content,good result

seeing one off,farewell,escort

friend,ally,supporter

splendid,magnificent,beautiful,admirable

miss (mistake, error, failure),Miss

to be full,to rise (tide),to mature,to expire

to recognize,to appreciate,to approve,to admit,to notice

all,everyone,everybody

enquiry,expression of sympathy,expression of concern

present,souvenir

capital

strange,unusual

day after tomorrow

future (life, tense)

charm,fascination,glamour

to see,to watch

milk

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nothing,naught,nil,zero

facing,opposite,across the street,other side

meeting,person sent to pick up an arrival

to face

to turn towards,to point

disregard,ignore

cavity,tooth decay,decayed tooth,caries

rather,better,instead

to tie,to bind,to link

futility,uselessness

daze,(in a) trance,ecstasy,delirium,engrossment

breast,chest

free,no charge

sprout

clear up,clarify,define

to order,to command,to appoint

master,expert

order,command,decree,directive,(software) instruction

trouble,bother,annoyance

(sl) meals,food

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rarely (with neg. verb),seldom

memorandum

face,mug,surface,facial features,mask,face guard,side


or facet,corner,page

cotton,padding

license,permit,licence,certificate

trouble,difficulty,care,attention

member

to apply for,to make an application

apology,excuse

blanket

to burn

purpose,goal,aim,objective,intention

mark,objective,target

Thursday

letter (of alphabet),character

letter (of alphabet),character

if

to raise,to lift up,to flatter

to use,to make use of

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of course,certainly,naturally

most,extremely

quite right,plausible,natural,but then,although

(1) origin,original,(2) former

basis

prime

to restore,to put back,to return

to be grounded on,to be based on,to be due to,to


originate from

to seek,to request,to demand,to want,to wish for,to


search for,to pursue (pleasure),to hunt (a job),

person

sounds

tale,story,legend

things,everything

pattern,figure,design

to receive

phrase,complaint

before long,soon,at length

use,service,role,position

approximately,about,some

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meaning,reason,circumstances,can be
deduced,situation

part,assigning (allotment of) parts,role,duties

rent

trouble,burden,care,bother

inn,lodging

to employ,to hire

roof

also,as I thought,still,in spite of,absolutely,of course

to tear,to violate,to defeat,to smash,to destroy

to retire

a little,partially,somewhat,a short time,a while

only,sole,unique

courage,bravery,valour,nerve,boldness

validity,availability,effectiveness

superiority,excellence

overall victory,championship

friendship,fellowship

friend

able,capable,efficient,skill

mail,postal service

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evening

humor

advantageous,better,profitable,lucrative

floor

pleasant,happy

export

to turn over,to assign,to hand over

abundant,wealthy,plentiful,rich

slowly,at ease

importation,import,introduction

to permit,to allow,to approve

evening,night

dawn,daybreak

way,manner,kind

to get drunk,to become intoxicated

easy,simple,plain

season,weather,cheerfulness

request,demand,requisition

care,precaution,guarding,caution

aspect,state,appearance

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in a word,after all,the point is ..,in short ..

element

gist,main point

day of the week

Europe

expectation,assume will happen,forecast

to cross (e.g. arms),to traverse

estimate,budget

to cease,to abolish,to resign,to give up

prediction,estimation

yacht

midnight,dead of night

society,the world,the times

extra,excess,surplus

forecast,prediction

prevention,precaution,protection against

reading

bride,daughter-in-law

surplus,composure,margin,room,time,allowance,scope,
rope

twist,ply

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according to

(a) joy,(a)
delight,rapture,pleasure,gratification,rejoicing,congratul
ations,felicitations

(hon) good,OK,all right,fine,very well,will do,may,can

well,properly,suitably,best regards,please remember


me

four

,for (10 days),next (year)

lighter,rider,writer

comfort,ease

paddle,racket

profits,gains,(political, economic) interest

understanding,comprehension

six (used in legal documents)

clever,shrewd,bright,sharp,wise,intelligent

divorce

ideal

rate,ratio,proportion,percentage

splendid,fine,handsome,elegant,imposing,prominent,le
gal,legitimate

studying abroad

fashionable,fad,in vogue,prevailing

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quantity,amount,volume,portion (of food)

change,money exchange

fee,charge,fare

instance,example,case

expression of gratitude

manners,courtesy,etiquette

calm,composure,coolness,serenity

queue,line,row

train (ordinary)

report,paper

practice

association (of ideas),suggestion

serial,consecutive,continuity,continuing

the aged,old person

manual labor,toil,work

locket,rocket

to argue,to discuss,to debate

controversy,dispute

thesis,essay,treatise,paper

ring,hoop,circle

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wine

selfishness,egoism,wilfulness,disobedience,whim

parting,separation,farewell

side

to divide,to separate

on purpose

only,merely,a little,small quantity

cotton,padding

topic,subject

laugh,laughter,smile

to divide,to cut,to break,to halve

abuse,insult,slander,evil speaking

we

bay,gulf,inlet

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