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adjacent

(adj.) next to

alight

(v.) to get down from, to come down from
(adj.) lighted up

barren

(adj.) not productive, bare

disrupt

(v.) disturb

dynasty

(n.) group of rulers that maintains its power for some time

foretaste

(n.) an advance indication

germinate

(v.) to begin to grow

humdrum

(adj.) ordinary

hurtle

(v.) to rush violently, to fling

insinuate

(v.) to suggest or hint slyly, imply

interminable

(adj.) endless

interrogate

(v.) to ask questions

recompense

(v.) to pay back
(n.) a payment for loss

renovate

(v.) to make new again

résumé

(n.) a brief summary

sullen

(adj.) grumpy

trickle

(v.) to flow or fall by drops
(n.) a small quantity of anything

trivial

(adj.) insignificant

truce

(n.) a pause in fighting, temporary peace

vicious

(adj.) malicious, savage

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