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agitate
v. To move or excite (the feelings or thoughts).
abstain
v. To keep oneself back (from doing or using something).
aberration
n. Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
whet
v. To make more keen or eager.
urchin
n. A roguish, mischievous boy.
tricycle
n. A three-wheeled vehicle.
theologian
n. A professor of divinity.
tangent
adj. Touching.
succinct
adj. Concise.
stupendous
adj. Of prodigious size, bulk, or degree.
stimulus
n. Incentive.
soothsayer
n. One who claims to have supernatural insight or foresight.
skiff
n. Usually, a small light boat propelled by oars.
singe
v. To burn slightly or superficially.
simulate
v. Imitate.
sentient
adj. Possessing the power of sense or sense-perception.
sensuous
adj. Having a warm appreciation of the beautiful or of the refinements of luxury.
rotary
adj. Turning around its axis, like a wheel, or so constructed as to turn thus.
retort
n. A retaliatory speech.
reprobate
n. One abandoned to depravity and sin.
pungent
adj. Affecting the sense of smell.
procrastination
n. Delay.
prefix
v. To attach at the beginning.
pious
adj. Religious.
permissible
adj. That may be allowed.
patriarch
n. The chief of a tribe or race who rules by paternal right.
parable
n. A brief narrative founded on real scenes or events usually with a moral.
outlandish
adj. Of barbarous, uncouth, and unfamiliar aspect or action.
outdo
v. To surpass.
occupant
n. A tenant in possession of property, as distinguished from the actual owner.
obligatory
adj. Binding in law or conscience.
metaphysics
n. The principles of philosophy as applied to explain the methods of any particular science.
menagerie
n. A collection of wild animals, especially when kept for exhibition.
madden
v. To inflame with passion.
longevity
n. Unusually prolonged life.
levee
n. An embankment beside a river or stream or an arm of the sea, to prevent overflow.
irrigate
v. To water, as land, by ditches or other artificial means.
instill
v. To infuse.
instigator
n. One who incites to evil.
inopportune
adj. Unsuitable or inconvenient, especially as to time.
infamy
n. Total loss or destitution of honor or reputation.
indiscreet
adj. Lacking wise judgment.
indict
v. To find and declare chargeable with crime.
impunity
n. Freedom from punishment.
implausible
adj. Not plausible.
impatience
n. Unwillingness to brook delays or wait the natural course of things.
immutable
adj. Unchangeable.
genealogy
n. A list, in the order of succession, of ancestors and their descendants.
gamut
n. The whole range or sequence.
frugal
adj. Economical.
fraternal
adj. Brotherly.
forgo
v. To deny oneself.
foresight
n. Provision against harm or need.
fondle
v. To handle tenderly and lovingly.
facetious
adj. Amusing.
extradite
v. To surrender the custody of.
extinguish
v. To render extinct.
exorbitant
adj. Going beyond usual and proper limits.
exigent
adj. Urgent.
emphatic
adj. Spoken with any special impressiveness laid upon an act, word, or set of words.
effeminate
adj. Having womanish traits or qualities.
dominance
n. Ascendancy.
dissipate
v. To disperse or disappear.
disqualify
v. To debar.
derelict
adj. Neglectful of obligation.
deport
v. To take or send away forcibly, as to a penal colony.
continuity
n. Uninterrupted connection in space, time, operation, or development.
consort
n. A companion or associate.
consolidate
v. To combine into one body or system.
confessor
n. A spiritual advisor.
condensation
n. The act or process of making dense or denser.
complacent
adj. Pleased or satisfied with oneself.
collaborate
v. To labor or cooperate with another or others, especially in literary or scientific pursuits.
clement
adj. Compassionate.
chronology
n. The science that treats of computation of time or of investigation and arrangement of events.
chiffon
n. A very thin gauze used for trimmings, evening dress, etc.
carnivorous
adj. Eating or living on flesh.
burgess
n. In colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of Maryland or Virginia.
bilateral
adj. Two-sided.
benevolence
n. Any act of kindness or well-doing.
audible
adj. Loud enough to be heard.
arid
adj. Very dry.
apex
n. The highest point, as of a mountain.
amply
adv. Sufficiently.
alcove
n. A covered recess connected with or at the side of a larger room.
alabaster
n. A white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
advocacy
n. The act of pleading a cause.
admonish
v. To warn of a fault.
addendum
n. Something added, or to be added.
acclaim
v. To utter with a shout.
abut
v. To touch at the end or boundary line.
abundant
adj. Plentiful.
zodiac
n. An imaginary belt encircling the heavens within which are the larger planets.
wry
adj. Deviating from that which is proper or right.
visage
n. The face, countenance, or look of a person.
venison
n. The flesh of deer.
venerable
adj. Meriting or commanding high esteem.
variant
n. A thing that differs from another in form only, being the same in essence or substance.
variance
n. Change.
vapid
adj. Having lost sparkling quality and flavor.
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