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Physics are abstruse because they require a lot of knowledge.
(adj.)-obscure;prefound; difficult to understand
The belligerent fighting the war was killed in action.
(adj.) given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; (n.) one at war, one engaged in war
Martin Luther's candor about the Catholic Church brought about the protestant reformation.
The interior designer has a good decorum for colors.
(n.) proper behavior, good taste; orderliness
The effrontery of his speech shocked the people with how bold he was.
(n.) shameless boldness, impudence
The first facet of the plan was one of three facets.
(n.)-a phase or aspect. as of a topic; one of the small plane surfaces of a diamond
many actors are gaudy, showing off their wealth.
ostentatiously fine; showy; now esp. tastelessly fine
The president was harassed with questions, causing a disturbance.
to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
The imminent threat of invasion scared the people.
(adj.)-about to happen, threatening
Area of authority
no man's land
The United States has a large jurisdiction over North America.
(n.)-the legal right to hear and determine a cause; area of authority
VT tax kindled the flames of rebellion in the American revolution.
(v.)-start a fire; inspire
He was concise with his words, choosing to use few.
(adj.)-concise, using few words
Many people are malevolent, you just have to choose which ones aren't evil.
(adj.)-spiteful, showing ill will
The nebulous state of the people caused their leader to become confused as well.
(adj.)-vague, confused, indistinct
many people are paltry in today's world, or insignificant.
(adj.)-trifling, insignificant; mean, despicable
The declaration of independence was ratified, officially forming the United States.
approve formally; verify
The sagaciousness of the king shocked the people with how much insight he had.
Unknowingkeen; shrewd; having insight
The Marines were tacit on their way behind enemy lines.
unspoken, silent; implied, inferred
He faced the boss at the ultimate ending of the video game.
most remote in space or time; extreme; last in consequence
He was known for vacillating from one idea to another.
(v.) to swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to another
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