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504 Essential Words
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quit, desert ,leave without planning to come back
sharp, intense, eager
"wanting what s.o else has, afraid that the one you love might prefer someone else,wanting what someone else has"
ability to say the right thing
"promise, solemn promise; blasphemous use of sacred words to express strong feelings; swear-word; Ex. ``For Christ's sake''"
difficulty, trouble; pain and suffering
a man who has not married
become fit, add a modifier to a constituent
a dead body
dark & depressing
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