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to accumulate over time
something in which a person excels
cautious; discreet; exercising good judgement
tough; stubborn; not letting go
to stop short and refuse to proceed
entirely without; lacking
to make clear to the eye; obvious
to extinguish; to put down or suppress by force
an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; eager to consume great amounts of food
to remain; continue; endure; stay
a bitter verbal attack
a fight or scuffle; a brawl
excessively and objectionably sentimental
full or supplied to the utmost; gorged
to discipline; criticize severely
lacking self confidence; timid
to gather or store
to distribute evenly; to allot
to ponder or reflect upon
bad tempered or irritable; irascible
extremely urgent or serious; causing great worry or fear
enjoying the company of others; sociable
an opponent or enemy that is difficult to defeat
the strongest or most successful period of time; the culminating point; the top
a scene of mass confusion
unwilling to take risks; careful to consider
to confuse or disturb the composure
easily fooled or cheated
to irritate or annoy
to reduce; lessen; remove
to surround; enclose or bypass
to make untidy; to disarrange hair or clothing
to prevent free movement, action, or progress; to hinder or impede
to make useless; cancel; undo; invalidate
to support (physically)
to support (mentally)
to overpower someone, forcing, threatening
to take off
eager to give unwanted advice
eager or curious
very sure they are right; opinionated
an interruption, gap, void
reproach (verb, noun)
(verb) to express disapproval or disappointment
(noun) the expression of disapproveal or dissapointment
pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
to put (something) on
A system in which people are ranked one above the other according to status or authority.
seeming or said to be true bus is not true or real.
not active; requiring sitting for a long time.
an episode involving excitement or confusion.
Extreme admiration, love, or reverence of someone or something.
capable of being touched or felt.
very careful about doing something correctly, carful about doing whats honest.
to be filled with intense but unexpressed anger.
a gradual decrese or reduction
a problem or puzzle
pleasing or picturesque in natural simplicity
a lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts or feelings
a dash of flamboyance in style and action
a timely benefit or blessing.
a very large amount or number.
the act of teaching (someone) in a way that improves the mind; education.
continuing or following; nonstop.
a pattern or model for something that may be copied.
to make better or greater; to increase the size or amount of something
the art of effective public speaking
not able to be doubted or questioned; indisputable
a model of excellence or perfection