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Extravagant
Beyond what is reasonable or necessary

Spending or costing an extremely large amount of money
Genial
Kind and Friendly
Fatigue
Extreme physical or mental tiredness
Festive
Relating to or suitable for a festival or holiday
Forge
To form by heating and hammering

To move forward slowly and steadily
Fragrant
Having a pleasant smell
Frantic
Wild and out of control because of fear, worry, or frustration
Fret
To feel or express uneasiness or worry
Gape
To stare open-mouthed in surprise or wonder

To open the mouth wide
Gaze
To look steadily with interest

A steady, Interested look
Credentials
Achievements, training and background that make a person qualified to do something

A letter or certificate that proves someone's position or qualifications
Contemporary
Modern or current

Happening, living, or existing at the same period of time
Abolish
To put an end to something

To destroy
Ancestor
Someone from the past to whom a person is directly related, usually more distant than a grandparent
Broadcast
To transmit for public use by radio or television

To make widely known

A radio or television program
Surge
To rise and fall actively

To increase suddenly and greatly
Ambassador
An important official sent to represent a country in a foreign place

Someone who serves as an official representative of something
Swagger
To walk or strut in a prideful way

To be loud and boastful; brag
Superior
Better, above average

Greater in quantity or number

Higher in rank or importance
Biodegradable
Capable of being broken down naturally
Concentrate
To focus attention or thoughts on one thing

To draw or bring things closer together

To take water out of
Amateur
A person who does something as a hobby and not as a job
Temporary
Lasting only for a short time; not permanent
Bane
Something that causes problems, unhappiness, or annoyance
Commotion
A scene of noisy confusion or excitement
Abide
To accept without protest

To wait for
Synchronize
To make something work at the same time or rate as something else

To happen at the same time
Casual
Appropriate for everyday use or wear

Done without attention or thought
Announcement
A public statement about a fact or event
Ancient
Extremely old; existing for many years
Chronological
Arranged in time order
Chronic
Always present or encountered

Lasting a long time
Atypical
Not the usual type or kind
Credit
Praise of recognition for something achieved

A source of honor

A person's good reputation or influence
Confront
To face someone or something in challenge; to oppose

To cause to meet; to bring face to face with something
Boon
Something that makes life easier or better
Substance
The matter or material that a thing is made of

The meaningful part of something
Chamber
An enclosed space or cavity

A room, usually private
Taunt
To tease or make fun of in an insulting, jeering manner

A jeering insult
Taper
To become gradually smaller, thinner, slower, or weaker

A gradual narrowing, thinning, slowing, or weakening
Superstition
A belief in something that is not real or possible
Ashore
On or to the land from the water
Apparent
Easily understood; clear or obvious
Apt
Especially suitable for a purpose or circumstance

Having a tendency; likely
Conspicuous
Easily see or noticed

Attracting attention
Superintendent
A person who is responsible for taking care of a building

A person who manages the way work is done by a group or organization
Amphibian
A class of animal that is cold-blooded and has gills as well as lungs, such as frogs and salamanders
Export
To send to another place for sale or exchange

To carry away or remove
Chronicle
An account or record of a series of events
Eclipse
The total or partial blocking of a planet, star, or satellite by another

A loss of status, power, or favor
Eliminate
To get rid of or remove

To remove from consideration
Dominate
To rule over; control

To tower above
Emblem
A design or image that symbolizes an object, idea, group, or quality
Apathy
A lack of interest, feeling, or emotion
Strive
To make a great effort to do or get something
Array
A large number or wide range of people or things

A group of things arranged in a particular way
Classic
Having qualities of lasting importance or popularity

Serving as the standard or model
Ample
As much as or more than needed
Acknowledge
To accept or admit that something is true or that it exists

To take notice of
Commodity
A product that is bought and sold

Something of use or value
Confidant
Someone who is trusted with secrets
Burrow
A tunnel or hole dug by an animal in the ground
Agony
Great physical or mental pain
Bedraggled
Dirty; messy; disheveled
Crimson
A reddish - purple color
Blemish
A small mark or flaw that ruing the look of something
Celestial
Related to the heavens or to the sky
Esteem
High regard; admiration

To think highly or; respect
Enforce
To make someone obey
Compassion
A feeling of sympathy for another's suffering that leads to a desire to help
Adolescent
Growing from childhood to adulthood

A person who is growing from child to adult; a teenager
Emerge
To come out into view, rise, or appear

To become known

To come to the end of a difficult or bad experience
Dejected
Feeling sadness or lack of hope, especially because of disappointment
Disposition
The way a person usually behaves or feels

A tendency to act in a particular way
Debris
Pieces from something that has been destroyed or broken down
Extracurricular
Activities that are outside the regular school or work routine
Defend
To offer support for something or someone

To protect from harm or danger

To represent someone in court
Descendant
Someone who comes from a specific ancestor

Something stemming from an earlier form
Devour
To eat up quickly and hungrily
Demure
Quiet, shy, and serious
Disintegrate
To break into small parts, pieces, or elements

To destroy the unity or wholeness of something
Concession
A special right or privilege given to someone

The act of yielding or giving into someone or something
Chagrin
A feeling of annoyance or distress caused by disappointment or failure
Avenge
To hurt or punish someone who has done something wrong or harmful
Credibility
The ability to inspire belief or trust

Willingness to accept something as true
Evacuate
To remove from danger

To enjoy
Destiny
Something that seems certain to happen or be done to a person or thing
Beseech
To beg somebody to do something
Substantial
Enough to satisfy or nourish

Large in amount, value, or importance
Credulous
Too ready to believe that something is true

Resulting from a tendency to believe things too easily
Emphasize
To give importance or draw special attention to something