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c c
reduce in amount, degree or severity|
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renounce or relinquish a throne|
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or deviant|
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hopeless, humiliating or wretched|

| renounce on oath| act c .

 | of cleansing| to c c| abolish by formal means| depart c  | secretly and hide| sparing c .

temperate| hard c .| in eating and drinking.

secret.| to understand. hidden| an c | increase by natural growth| sour c | or astringent in taste. harsh in temper| to c.

give in| sharp c| or biting to the taste or smell| caustic.| comply. c .

| stinging or bitter in nature| to c  | be close or in contact with| to c .

caution.| beg or command| to c | counsel against something. reprove| to c. warn.

c| make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances| accidental c .

influence and reputation| gather. cc | courteous| to cc | increase in power. | | artistic. c| dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful| friendly. eagerness| relieve c c| | a c . cc| accumulate| cheerful c c | promptness.

| unite in one body| cc | Àfor pertaining to lovers or lovemaking| c .| person unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others| cc cc combine.


 unclear | or doubtful in meaning| .

to improve| friendship. the c c  | state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes| to c c| make better. c | peaceful harmony| something c c | or someone misplaced in time. an obsolete or archaic form| c c .

 | comparable| absence c c | of governing body. state of disorder| any c  | substance that promotes masculine characteristics| being c  .

 | both male and female| hostile c .

c c .| feeling or attitude| abnormal.

a total desertion of one¶s religion. c c  | praise. uncaring.| irregular| aversion. cc | take possession of for one¶s own use| hard.| glorification. principles. c c | dislike| any cc| system or caste that separates people according to race| lack cc | of interest or emotion. cause. consideration| acquire. relieve| c| inform| approval. c| glorified ideal| pacify cc| or soothe. indifference| the c| highest or most distant point| renunciation cc | of one¶s previous loyalty. c. etc.


 | strenuous| to cc| claim unwarrantably or presumptuously| without c | guile. austere| diligent. c. open and honest| practicing c| self-denial.


| persistent. hardworking| to c.

the wasting away of body tissue| make c . satisfy (hunger). ease or lessen (pain). soothe (anger)| to c | waste away. wither or deteriorate.c| make less severe.

c| thinner| daring. c.


| bold| forbiddingly c.

severely simple and unornamented| self-governing.| stern in appearance. c.


| independent| .

 | give a false impression| warlike.   | doing good| desiring    | to do good to others| having   | a kindly disposition| pertaining  cc | to or affecting two or both sides| support.   | given to waging war| to c | express pity for| kindly. c c | commonplace. assert c| confidently or declare. hackneyed| contradict. | insensitive| grow . trite. using inflated language| rude.  | reinforce| pompous  c| in speech and manner . clichéd. as used in law. lacking originality. state formally as a fact| something cc | one does in addition to a principle occupation| boring.

send out buds| make . | forth.

 | shiny by rubbing. polish| support. .

| prop up| to c.

c. c| surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms| unpredictable.

c. person or thing that causes action| burning. changing one¶s mind quickly and often| to cc| punish or criticize harshly| agent cc | that increases the rate of a chemical action.| fickle.

c  | deception by means of craft or guile| roundabout.| sarcastically biting| trickery. .


| indirect| to .

c .

c| walk about or around| to .

 | draw a line around| watchful .

c.| and discreet| thicken.

clot| concluding c| section of a musical or literary composition. something that summarizes or concludes| convincing  | and well reasoned| corresponding  . c| congeal.

etc.c| in extent. degree.. proportionate| .

brief.  .

 c | unconcerned| trying  cc | to please. overly polite.  c | conforming to requirements| . obliging| yielding. | comprehensive summary| self-satisfied.

| forgive. | soothing|    overlook. give tacit approval. win over|   c  reconciling.   a | feeling of uneasiness for doing wrong|    having | a common center|   c to | placate. excuse|   cc  a | large destructive fire|   .

  merging | into one|  .

 confuse. | puzzle|   c  existing | or as such from birth|  .

a lover of art|     claim. person | competent to act as a judge of art. | thesis|   .

 quarrelsome | |  c  to | come into conflict with|   feeling | regret and sorrow for one¶s sins or offenses. penitent|  .


 riddle. | tend to meet. | difficult problem|  c   recovering | from illness|   approach. come together|   to | call together| intricate   .

| and complicated|  c to | provide supporting evidence| c  cowardly | | .


gullible| . too | trusting.

hasty.  going | rapidly over something. superficial| c.

| deteriorating| .  intimidate. | frighten| c  decaying.


| orderliness and good taste in manners| c. propriety.

| depict.  failure | to act|   respect. | to yield judgment to|   to | think fit or in accordance with one¶s dignity|   c portray. | courteous regard for another¶s wishes|  c  respectful. sketch|  .

| make fun of|   contemptuous | or jeering laughter. deceive|  c blacken | |  ridicule. to | mislead the mind of judgment of. | obtained from another source| c to | dry out thoroughly| . ridicule.| c unoriginal.

| haphazard. invective|   split. hindrance| c  bitter | scolding.   aimless. shy and timid. digressing at random|   something | that discourages.| to . | branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)|   lacking | or marked by a lack of self-confidence.

| spread widely or thinly|   wandering | away from the subject|  c  inclined | to delay or procrastinate|  c  someone | with an amateurish and superficial interest in a topic|  lament | with music| correct c .

disbelieve| c   lack | of consistency. to set right. | destroy confidence in. having insight| c  not | harmonious.| | | |||    mentally | quick and observant. | unconnected. difference|  separate. conflicting|  defame. consisting of distinct parts| . a false impression.



insincere|   unprejudiced | |    lacking | coherence. entirely dissimilar|  to | divert or amuse oneself| . separated at the joints|  eliminate | from consideration. reject| cc belittle | | cc fundamentally | distinct or different in kind. lacking | genuine candor.

 a | lack of calm or peace|   disguise. to disguise one¶s real intentions or character|  c distribute. | pretend. scatter (like seeds)|  . | spread widely.

concentrate|  vary.  disintegration. | dogma| . | refine. swell out|   purify. | deprive|   a principle or body of principles presented for acceptance or belief. | opposite of harmony|   to | expand by stretching. | looseness in morals|  c  discord. | go in different directions from the same point|  strip.

often a religious belief| c opinionated. | arbitrary. doctrinal|  .  provide | written evidence| c a | firmly held opinion.

 sorrowful. | mournful| c  sleeping. | lethargic. latent| .

 sullen. | gloomy| .

a person who is easily deceived| . to | deceive.

double-dealing|    faulty | or inadequate nutrition or development|  .   deceitfulness | in speech or conduct.

| composed of elements from a variety of sources| .   showing | excitement. overflowing with enthusiasm|   selective.

c  effectiveness | . power to produce desired effect|   a | dummy. especially of a person.|  . a likeness or image.

presumptuousness|    a | sorrowful poem or speech|   draw | out by discussion|  . sheer nerve. | shameless boldness.  flowing | out of|    impudence.

| ornament. as a story| c  the | identification with the feelings or thoughts of others| c  based | on experience| .  art | of clear and expressive speaking|    adorn. enhance.

c imitate. a mystery| short-lived. cause or bring about|  c  increase. | improve|  c a | puzzle. | rival|   prevailing | among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country|  c weaken. | to reduce in strength|    to | produce. c | fleeting| c a | witty or pointed saying tersely expressed|  a | word or phrase characteristically used to characterize a person or thing| .

composure| .c   calmness | of temperament.

attempt to conceal the truth| . | mislead.c lie.

 learned. | scholarly. known only to the chosen few| c  admirable | | . bookish|  hard | to understand.

  improvement | of qualities of race by control of inherited characteristics| .

often on the occasion of someone¶s death| .   expression | of praise.

 an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered | offensive| pleasantness .

 | of sound| .

| to increase bitterness or violence| .c c worsen.

c to | clear from blame. | requiring immediate action| . pressing needs or demands. state of requiring immediate attention | |   urgent. prove innocent| c  abominable | | urgent    situation.

| conjecture| .  to | set forth in detail| c c  projection.

 to | show or feel triumphant joy| c.

 joking | (often inappropriately). make less difficult| c c. humorous| c c help | bring about.

 false. | misleading| c.


yet smug| c   trying | to please by behaving obsequiously. flattering. foolish. or cringing|  . | inane. brainless.

 apt. intensity of feeling| . well chosen|  glowing | ardor. | suitably expressed.

held or given in trust|  c droop. | grow feeble.c  of | a trust. to decline in vigor or strength|     inexperienced | |  .

show contempt for|   to | arouse or incite| c  prevent | by taking action in advance| c. | mock. reject.

 irritable. | peevish| .

c   thrifty. | economy| .

 c continuous | discharge of firearms or outburst of criticism| .

  useless. | hopeless. ineffectual| c c  deny | | c.


 loquacious. | talkative. wordy| c urge | on| .


 overcharge| | pompous c  .

  | or inflated in language. bombastic. using high-sounding language| c.

 sociable | | .

  deceit | or trickery| .

   without | deceit| .

  easily | deceived| cc .

holding unorthodox opinions or doctrines | |  . and vehement speech| different  from acknowledged standard. | passionate. long.

 of | other origin. not originating in the body|  .

 of | the same kind|     exaggeration. customs and institutions|  c  worship | of idols. | overstatement|  c  affecting | virtues or qualities one does not have|   c one | who opposes established beliefs. excessive admiration| .

| block| c  impervious. | not permitting passage through its substance| . imperturbable. | hurt| c without | feeling.c  unchangeable | | c injure. showing or feeling no emotion|  hinder.

| placid| . c  calm.

 impenetrable. | incapable of being damaged or distressed| .


 quick | to act without thinking|  cc  incapable | of being pacified|   understood | but not stated|   burst | inward| .

 to | urge or press with excessive persistence| .

| by oversight.  to | attack as false or questionable. carelessly| . challenge in argument|  c   unintentionally.

 ccc a | female lover|  c not | fully formed. elementary|   . rudimentary. disorganized.

  lack | of harmony. absurdity|   .

combine. unite|  . c  insignificant. | unimportant|  c introduce | something into a larger whole.

c to | charge with fault|  .

|   c to | imbue someone with learning|     state | of being lazy or slothful|  . | not clearly fixed. impoverished. indefinite|    poverty | |    experiencing | want or need.  a | hostile entrance into a place|   c uncertain.

 to | move or lead by influence|  c  too | great for description|   inactive. | lacking power to move|  .

  liquid | extract so obtained| naive   .


young. | unfriendly|  . unsophisticated|    firmly | established by nature or habit|  c  hostile. | and trusting.


| unresponsive|  . harmless | |   c without | feeling or sensitivity|     unconscious.

 intended | to trap or beguile|   .

creep in| lacking  | in interest or flavor. dull|     boldly | rude or disrespectful|  . | imply.c hint.

| isolation|    someone | who intrudes in the domain of others . c  narrow-mindedness.

stubbornness|  c   refusing | to agree or compromise|  . unyielding|  cc  |  c   refusal | of any compromise.stubborn. unruly.

submerge|  . c overwhelm. | flood.

or characterized by insult or abuse| c  irritable. | easily angered|  . | relating to. accustomed. | hardened|   of.

 uncertain | how to act. using few words| c. weak|  c  plan | of a trip| c  brief | and to the point.

 languor. | weariness| c  potential | but undeveloped. dormant. hidden| c.

record of day-to-day activities| . | dull|  earth | or stone embankment to prevent flooding|   lack | of seriousness or steadiness. praise | | c drowsy. frivolity| c to | make the subject of a lawsuit| record | of a voyage or flight.


 talkative | | .

clear. easily | understood. intelligible| .


 shining. | issuing light| c c   generosity | | c c .

 generous | in forgiving an insult or injury| c c a | powerful or influential person| c c clumsy. | tactless| c    characterized | by or expressing bad will| c cc  misconduct | or wrongdoing often committed by a public official| c   to .

impressionable| c rebel.| speak harmful untruths about. to slander| c   to | evade responsibility by pretending to be ill| c   one | who feigns illness to escape duty| c c  capable | of being shaped by pounding. | nonconformist| c an | expression of general truth or principle|  c.

| habitually dishonest| c change | of form| . lying.


 excessively | careful. soothe|  ill-humored. | sullen. scrupulous|  c  menacing. | threatening| c  one | who hates mankind|  c  interbreeding | of races| c to | soften. painstaking. melancholy| . to lessen|    to | calm or make less severe.

everyday| c  starting | to develop| c cancel | out. c  worldly | as opposed to spiritual. nullify. deny|   recent | convert. beginner|  .

| hardened in feelings. resistant to persuasion|  .c stubborn.

c to | render indistinct or dim|  .

 having | a slanting or sloping direction|  .


sycophantic|     becoming | obsolete|  . servile. overly | submissive and eager to please.

unruly|  . noisily | defiant.

get rid of|  . pointed or acute|  c to | prevent. make unnecessary. not | sharp.

to prevent the passage of| . close. to | stop.

 meddlesome. | excessively pushy in offering one¶s services| .


 eating | or absorbing everything|  troublesome  .

 and oppressive. burdensome| | public  .

infamy. | waver|  c. | disgrace. vilification|  c vibrate.

committed to a party| c  causing | disease| c c  pertaining | to disease| c. trying to attract attention| c   formal | or elaborate praise at an assembly| a c  | wide-ranging and impressive array or display| | cc  model | of excellence or perfection| cc  one-sided. | pretentious. | prejudiced. showy.

scarcity. bookish|  c  strong | inclination. scantiness| c  showing | off learning.  smallness | of quantity. liking|  .

stinginess|   having | perception.  severe | poverty. discriminating|  c  something | long-lasting| . discerning.

 treacherous. willing to betray one¶s trust | . | disloyal.

 willing | to betray one¶s trust| .

| c walking | or traveling about. lacking interest. done in a routine | way. itinerant| c  penetrable.   superficial. or enthusiasm. | porous. not thorough. care. allowing liquids or gas to pass through| .

c  a | complete change. transformation| .

 a | gratuity. tip| c.

astute|  c. shrewd. having | keen mental perception and understanding.

| persistent. resolute. stubborn| .

 spread c throughout| | .

| not easily disturbed|   devoutness. over some annoyance|  c  one | who carries on flirtations|  c   charity. | conciliate|  c  ability | to be molded|  c. | a desire or effort to promote goodness|     the study of literary texts to establish their authenticity and determine | their meaning|  c calm. | reverence for God|  cc pacify. esp. c  showing | sudden irritation.

commonplace statement|  c excess. trite | remark. | overabundance|  .

 fall | sharply| .

concerned with the practical worth or impact | of something| c  introductory | statement| c. full | of pores. like a sieve| cc practical (as opposed to idealistic).

| to throw violently or bring about abruptly. hasty. uncertain. sudden|  . premature. c | rash. lacking deliberation| adj. | risky|  a | commandment given as a rule of action or conduct| c n.

 to | prevent the presence of| .

 unusually | advanced or mature in mental development or talent| .

 forerunner | |    preference. | liking|   having | knowledge of things before they happen|    a | feeling of anticipation over a future event| .



 arrogant. | taking liberties| cc to | lie or deviate from the truth| .

reckless with money| . | unsettled. perplexing| c  lavish. unspoiled |    honesty. incorruptibility|  c doubtful. | uprightness. questionable.  characteristic | of earlier times. | wasteful. primitive.

| not superficial. inclined to prevent or | forbid|  c grow | rapidly. spread.  deep. complete|   tending to prevent the purchase or use of something. multiply| .

c to | make known by open declaration|    natural | inclination| c to | conciliate. to appease| .

doctrine. ostracize. outlaw|   to | convert (a person) from one belief. cause. or faith to another| c to | prolong.  to | set forth for consideration| correct   | behavior or conduct. extend|   having | or showing foresight| . draw out. obedience to rules and customs|   to | condemn as harmful or odious. banish.

  wisdom. | caution or restraint| .

| immature| .  childish.


 to | quarrel or fight readily| .


 strict | or exact in the observance of formalities| .

caustic| . | sharp in taste or smell.   stinging.

 c .

 lacking | courage or resolution| .

c  limited. | restricted| .



 full | of complaints| .

  minor | objection or complaint| .

still.  n. | the condition of being at rest. inactive | .

temporarily inactive.  adj. motionless| c made | less dense (of a gas)| . dormant. | at rest.

c c  obstinately | stubborn. retract a previous statement. unruly| c  disclaim | or disavow. determined to resist authority. openly confess error|  .

| loner|   abstruse. | profound. hermit. secret| .

   lying | down. rebellious| . reclining. leaning| c  stubborn. | unmanageable.

. objection. retort|  c banish | to an inferior position. blameworthy. delegate.| c  retaliation | against an enemy| c express | disapproval or disappointment|  c person | hardened in sin. disprove | |    to | reply. or reproof|    deserving | rebuke or censure. assign|  c to | say or plead in protest. devoid of a sense of decency| disown. wicked person.

c disavow. to reject the validity of| | |   cancel | |  .

|   silent. uncommunicative. | determination|   v. | reserved. | worshipful|   to | criticize with harsh language| c person | celebrated for wisdom| c   prominent | or conspicuous| c . | to make a firm decision about.  n. inclined to silence|   respectful.


| ratify| cc satisfy | fully| c. conducive | or favorable to health or well-being| c   approve.

or quality| . smell.c soak | thoroughly| c enjoy. | have a distinctive flavor.

person who suspends judgment until having examined evidence supporting | a point of view| a c person whose behavior is antisocial and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility | |  . hide | away or cache.|  doubter. produce and release a substance|   incitement | of discontent or rebellion against a government| c a piece of broken pottery. especially one found in an archaeological dig. | a potsherd.

marked by sleepiness| . | concerned|  sleep-causing. | lethargy. worried.

 having | the ring of truth or plausibility but actually fallacious)| .

 colored | band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism| c occurring | irregularly| a c| mark of shame or discredit| to  | restrict or limit. as in amount or number. be sparing with| .

grooved| . c to | lay down as a condition of an agreement. require by contract| dull. unemotional.   impassive. lacking sensitivity| | | c marked | with parallel bands.

 pompous | walk or supporting bar| .


c to | conquer| .

 c a | writ requiring appearance in court to give testimony| .

grow quiet| . descend.  settle | down.

c c establish | by evidence. support| . verify.


 an | artifice or expedient used to evade a rule| .


| haughty. condescending| . arrogant.

make obsolete| . replace. cause | to be set aside.

 c to | make humble and earnest entreaty| .

| surmise| c understood.  hypothesis. | not put into words| c.

  silent. | not talkative| .

| only slightly connected. maintained or defended|  c.c  c  peripheral. digressing|  c  capable | of being held.

holding or tending to hold persistently to something|   . holding | fast.

partisan|  . marked | by a strong implicit point of view.


denunciation. harangue|  lethargy. | rare. thin. | sluggishness. dormancy| . slim| c extended | scolding.


 winding. | full of curves| cc  docile. | easily managed or controlled| c    going | beyond ordinary limits| c   violation | of a law. sin| .


  aggressiveness. | ferocity| .

| fluctuate|  c revere | | c.   c  not | restrained by conscience. unscrupulous| c c waver.

 truthful | | c  filled | with trust and accuracy|   wordy | |  .

 the | appearance or semblance of truth|   truthfulness | | c  practical | or workable| c.

received or suffered in place of another|    to | slander. | exercised. performed. to defame| .

 sticky. | gluey| .

c adj. scolding| . | abusive.

 crying | out noisily|  c  changeable. | explosive. act of choosing| . evaporation rapidly|    free | choice. free will.

 having c.

| bewildering jumble| c  capricious. | authorized| c  very | cautious|   turmoil. a great appetite| | cc  justified. | person who shows excessive zeal| | . | fanciful| c  fanatic.