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counter-claim
n. claim that disagrees with a previous claim
enact
v. act out
foster
v. allow to grow
insulate
v. protect from negative effects
labyrinth
n. complicated maze
ravage
v. severely damage
butt
v. clash
inaccurate
adj. not correct in details
amusement
n. the state of finding enjoyment
merciless
adj. without mercy
modernize
v. make modern
gusto
n. joyful energy
preface
n. statement at the beginning of a larger text
maintain
v. keep the way it was
painstaking
adj. very careful about details
exhaustible
adj. capable of being used up
abdominal
adj. to do with the stomach
adieu
excl. goodbye
paralyze
v. prevent from moving
denominator
n. the number on the bottom of a fraction
determination
n. strength of purpose
conformance
n. the state of conforming
ghastly
frightful
brethren
n. group of brothers
recourse
act of turning to for assistance; something or someone turned to for assistance or security; refuge or resort; plan B
resonate
v. transmit a strong vibrating sound
happy-go-lucky
adj. carefree
regime
n. government
bevel
n. right-angle edge softened by a 45 degree cut
caption
n. small accompanying piece of text
abhorrent
adj. worthy of hatred
secretive
adj. hiding feelings or personal details from others
magnetize
v. make reactive to magnets
tact
n. politeness
creamery
n. place for the production of cream and butter
octave
n. interval of eight notes representing a doubling in frequency
archaeology
n. the study of ancient civilization
slight
adj. physically small
wean
v. help to get used to solid food
vaporizer
n. device for creating vapor
tack
n. trajectory of a sailboat
inquest
n. investigation into a cause of death
massacre
n. mass killing
anesthetic
n. chemical that causes numbing
syllable
n. unit of sound in a word
transcend
v. be greater than
begrudge
v. envy
foursome
n. group of four people
outstretch
v. extend
onslaught
n. savage attack
personnel
n. team of people
disheartened
adj. having lost enthusiasm
discipline
n. the process of enforcing rules
symmetrical
adj. having sides of the same size and shape
sergeant
n. army officer without a commission
liberate
v. make free
suave
adj. stylish
quay
n. structure for loading and unloading of ships
insomnia
n. inability to sleep
paternity
n. fatherhood
menagerie
n. collection of animals
disservice
n. unhelpful action
retention
n. the state of keeping
conclusive
adj. putting a stop to doubt
infringe
v. break the rules of
foil
v. prevent the success of
myth
n. fictional story explaining an aspect of a tradition
estuary
n. mouth of a river
introspect
v. look inside oneself
tyrannical
adj. behaving like a tyrant
hydroelectric
adj. making electricity through water
chasten
v. take down a peg or two
contemporary
adj. at the same time
ache
v. cause repeated dull pain
cryptogram
n. writing in code
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