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apathy

A lack of interest or concern.

badger

To keep bothering., A strongly built, burrowing mammal common in many northern parts of the world.

compel

To force or require to do something.

delude

To mislead; to deceive.

deplore

1. To feel or express sorrow or regret.
2. To disapprove of strongly

derelict

Dilapidated and abandoned., Lacking a sense of duty; neglectful.; A poor, homeless person.

detriment

Damage or harm., Anything that causes harm.

diversity

The condition of being different or having differences.

emit

1.To give off or send out.
2. To utter or express

foster

To promote the growth of; to encourage.

inanimate

Lacking qualities associated with living things.

incentive

Something that makes a person want to try or work harder.

omen

An event or sign that is believed to indicate the future.

species

A group of plants or animals that are similar in some ways.

toxic

Causing harm; poisonous.

adverse

adj. Working against; serving to oppose.
adj. Harmful; unfavorable.

aloof

adj. Remote or distant, usually by choice; showing no interest.

alternative

adj. Allowing a choice between two or more things.
n. A choice between two or more things.

canine

adj. Of, or relating to, dogs or related animals.
n. A member of the canine family.

compulsory

adj. Required by law or a firm rule.

consecutive

adj. Following one after another in order.

desolate

adj. Deserted; lonely; without signs of life.
adj. Filled with sorrow.

dispatch

v. To send on specific business.
v. To finish or complete promptly.
v. To kill quickly.
n. Speed in movement or performance.
n. A written message sent quickly.

distinction

n. A recognition of the way things differ.
n. Special honor or regard.
n. Excellence of performance or ability.

endure

v. To put up with; to bear.
v. To go on for a long time; to last.

fluctuate

v. To rise and fall; to keep changing.

grueling

adj. Tiring; exhausting.

maul

v. To handle roughly so as to cause injury.

participate

v. To take part in.

robust

adj. Strong and vigorous.

acclaim

1. To praise strongly or applaud loudly.
2. Strong praise or loud applause; approval.

bigot

One who is not tolerant of those people who are different in some way; a prejudiced person.

covet

To have a strong and envious desire for, especially for something belonging to another.

deceased

adj.Dead
n.One who has died recently.

formidable

1. Causing fear or apprehension.
2. Difficult.

ghetto

A section of a city occupied by a minority group of people, usually because of poverty or social pressure.

momentous

Very important.

oppress

1.To weigh down with worry.
2. To keep down by severe and unjust use of force.

overwhelm

1. To defeat utterly and completely.
2. To deeply affect the mind or emotions of.
3. To upset; to turn over.

perceive

1. To become aware of through the senses, especially the sense of sight.
2. To take in information through the mind.

premiere

The first performance of a play, film, etc.

prospective

Expected or likely to happen or become.

spurn

To refuse in a scornful way.

staunch

Faithful; true; strong.

theme

1. A dominant idea, as in art, literature, or music; a topic or subject of.
2. A short essay on a single subject.
3. A series of musical notes on which variations are made; a melody that is associated with a film or television show.

appoint

1. To choose for an office or position.
2. To set or decide upon.

appointment

1. The act of appointing or being appointed.
2. An arrangement or agreement to meet.

assent

1. To give one's consent; to agree.
2. An act of agreeing or acceptance.

concur

To be in agreement.

consult

1. To seek information or advice.
2. To talk things over in order to reach a decision.

dissuade

To prevent or discourage someone from doing something.

flabbergast

To surprise so greatly that one is speechless; to amaze.

haggle

To argue about, especially about the price of something.

haggle

To argue about, especially about the price of something.

perturb

To make uneasy; to upset greatly.

procure

To get by making an effort; to obtain.

receptive

Ready and able to receive ideas or suggestions.

repudiate

To refuse to support; to reject.

resolve

1. To make a firm promise to oneself.
2. To solve.
3. A fixed purpose or intention.

signify

1. To be a sign of; to mean.
2. To make known or clear.

sovereign

1. Highest; chief.
2. Not controlled by others.
3. A king or queen; a monarch.

trifling

Of little value, importance, or meaning.

bounty

1. A payment made as a reward, especially one made by the authorities. 2. That which is given freely, by nature or a generous person

camouflage

1.The hiding of something as a result of its appearance. 2. Something used as a cover or disguise. 3. To hide or conceal, especially by disguising the appearance of.

ebb

1. To recede, fall back, or pull away from.
2. To fall to a lower level, or weaker state; to dwindle.
3. The passing to a lower level or weaker state.

forage

1. To search for food or supplies.
2. Food such as hay or grain for farm animals.

harass

1. To trouble or annoy by attacking repeatedly.
2. To cause to become worried or weary.

insulate

To cover with a material that keeps electricity, heat, or sound from escaping.

lethargic

1. Slow moving; sleepy or tired.
2. A state of laziness, tiredness, or of not caring.

maneuver

1. A planned military movement.
2. A skillful move or clever trick.
3. To perform military movements with.
4. To move or manage in a skillful way.

mottled

Marked with different colored patches or blotches.

murky

Dark; gloomy.

proximity

The state of being close or next to; nearness.

replenish

To fill up again.

sleek

1. Smooth and glossy.
2. Having slender, graceful lines.

wary

On one's guard; watchful; suspicious.

wean

1. To cause to stop depending on a mother's milk for nourishment.
2. To detach from something one has grown accustomed to.

complement

n. something that completes or makes perfect 2. the number or amount that makes up a whole v. to bring to completion or perfection

component

n. any of the more important parts of a whole adj. contributing to form a whole

conjure

1. v. to call forth by magic, or as if by magic
2. v. to bring to mind; to recall or evoke

emphasize

v. to give special attention to; to stress

homage

n. honor or respect shown publicly

impromptu

adj. unplanned adv. without preparation

lush

adj. marked by richness of growth, especially of vegetation

medley

n. a mixture of unrelated things 2. a selection of music from various sources, played as one piece

oblige

v. to require some one to do something for legal, social, or moral reasons 2. to earn the gratitude of 3. to do a favor for

pretentious

adj. drawing undeserved or inappropriate attention to oneself; showy

prowess

n. great skill or ability

rustic

adj. of or relating to country life or people 2. lacking elegance or polish n. a country person, especially one thought of as simple or crude

subtle

adj. so slight as to be not easily seen or understood 2. able to understand fine shades of meaning

vocation

n. a persons employment; occupation

warble

v. to sing in a melodious manner

allege

v. to state as a fact but with out offering proof

conclusive

adj. putting an end to doubt; convincing

counterpart

n. a person or thing that is similar to another

dismal

adj. dark or extremely gloomy 2. causing misery or sadness

enthrall

v. to hold the attention of as though under a spell

exotic

adj. fascinating because of being very different from the ordinary

incredulous

adj. doubtful skeptical 2. showing disbelief

legendary

adj. well known; famous and much talked about over a long period of time 2. relating to a story (usually not true) handed down from the past

lurk

v. to prowl or lie down hidden, as though about to attack

menagerie

n. a collection of animals kept in cages for show to the public

naive

adj. inexperienced; ready to accept without analyzing 2. simple in a childlike way

pander

v. to give or to promise what is wanted in order to please someone

plausible

adj. seeming to be true bot not necessarily so

preposterous

adj. too absurd to be believed; ridiculous

scrupulous

adj. marked by close attention to the smallest detail 2. acting in a correct manner and honest manner

arduous

Requiring much effort; very difficult

canny

shrewd and careful; watchful or one's own interest

climax

the highest point; the greatest moment or event

endorse

To sign the back of a check before cashing it in or depositing it; to approve of; or support;To be favorably associated with a product in return for payment

exuberant

Happy and excited; bubbling over with enthusiasm;The quality of being exurbent

intrepid

Feeling or showing no fear; brave; courageous.

kindle

to start burning;to cause to become excited or stirred up

lucrative

producing wealth or profit

mentor

A wise and a loyal friend and adviser

obsession

an interest, idea, or feeling that fills ones mind and leaves little room for anything else

personable

pleasing in manner and appearance

proficient

able to do something very well; skillful

scanty

not enough or just barely enough; small size or amount

strait

A narrow body of water connecting to larger ones; Troubled or need

zest

great enjoyment of; excitment

abduct

To carry away by force; to kidnap

abode

The place were one lives; home

abyss

A deep opening in the earth

arbitrate

To settle a disagreement between to parties by having a third party make a decision

attribute

To think of as coming from or belonging to a particular person or thing

capricious

Likely to change quickly for no obvious reason

compromise

To settle a disagreement by having each side give up something

devout

Very religious

distraught

Deeply disturbed; very troubled

enlighten

To inform or instruct; to give knowledge or truth to

incline

To slope or lean
TO be likely to; to have fondness for

intervene

To enter in order to help or settle something

necessity

Anything that cannot be done without or that is greatly needed

orbit

The path taken by an object around a heavenly body such as a star, planet, or moon

sacred

Holy; having to do with religion

Ballast

Heavy material used to make a ship steady or control the rising and falling of a vessel like a balloon.

Buoyant

Able to flat; Cheerful and carefree

Clamber

To climb awkwardly

Detach

To separate from

Eerie

Causing uneasiness

Fathom

A length of six feet, used in measuring the depth of water

Pique

To arouse or excite

Probe

To poke or prod; to examine closely

Realize

1. To be aware of
2. To bring into being; to make happen

rupture

1.To split or break

sphere

1.an object with all points on its surface equally distant from its center; a ball or globe
2; an area of power;influence, or activity

submerge

1. to go underwater

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