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apparel
clothing in general
appreciate
increase the value of
continuous
going on without stopping
Dissolve
to become liquid, melt into solution; to end or break apart.
Domesticate
to tame; to bring plants or animals under human control
emerge
come out into view, as from concealment
fiber
a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
function
a formal or official social gathering or ceremony
hatch
a movable barrier covering a hatchway
inhibit
to put down by force or authority
minute
distance measured by the time taken to cover it
motion
the act of changing location from one place to another
sheathe
To cover with something that protects.
shed
get rid of
transfer
move from one place to another
brawl
a noisy fight in a crowd
casual
suited for everyday use
constant
a quantity that does not vary
excel
to do well; to be better or greater than others
exhaust
gases ejected from an engine as waste products
hardy
able to survive under unfavorable conditions
mediocre
moderate to inferior in quality
monotonous
tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
originate
come into existence
punctuate
to add marks such as commas and periods to writing to make the meaning clear
ravenous
devouring or craving food in great quantities
realistic
representing what is real
soothe
to calm or relieve
stampede
cause to run in panic
veteran
a person who has served in the armed forces
accompany
to be associated with
beneficial
being of use; helpful; favorable
captive
in captivity
convenient
easy to reach
ecstacy
extreme happiness
expanse
a wide and open space or area as of surface or land or sky
expedition
a journey taken for pleasure
inept
revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse
interpret
make sense of a language
invaluable
too valuable to measure; priceless
linger
leave slowly and hesitantly
retrieve
get or find back
skirmish
a minor fight or battle
supplement
a supplementary component that improves capability
territory
a particular area of land
accumulate
collect or gather
aggravate
make worse
conserve
keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
contaminate
make impure
diminish
decrease in size, extent, or range
drastic
severe; extreme
extravagant
spending, costing, or using more than is required
frugal
avoiding waste
impurity
the condition of being impure
peril
a state of danger involving risk