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ad infinitum; adv


apportion; verb

to divide and give out in shares

bona fide; adj

genuine; sincere

buoyant; adj

able to float easily; able to hold things up; cheerful, hopeful

clique; noun

a small, exclusive group of people

concede; verb

to admit as true; to yield, submit

congenial; adj

getting on well with others; agreeable, pleasant

lofty; adj

very high, noble

migration; noun

a movement from one country or region to another

perceive; verb

to be aware of through the senses, observe; to grasp mentally

perverse; adj

inclined to go against what is expected; stubborn; turned away from what is good and proper

prelude; noun

an introduction ; that which comes before or leads off

rancid; adj

stale, spoiled

rustic; adj

country-like; simple, plain; awkward

rustic; noun

one who lives in the country

sever; verb

to divide into parts

sordid; adj

wretchedly poor; run-down; mean or selfish

untenable; adj

not capable of being held or defended; impossible to maintain

versatile; adj

able to do many things well; capable of many uses

vindicate; verb

to clear from hint of charge of wrongdoing; to defend successfully against opposition; to justify

wane; verb

to lose size, strength, or power

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