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WOD - Final Exam
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(N) a position of dominance or controlling influence: possession of power, superiority, or preeminence
an ancestor; forebear.
(Adj) superior; predominant.
degeneration, decline, or decrease, as from disuse
harsh discordance of sound; dissonance
to divest of sacred or hallowed character or office.
to make wider or larger; cause to expand.
to scatter in various directions; disperse; dispel.
to cease, as from some action or proceeding; stop.
capable of being hammered out thin, as certain metals; malleable.
to deprive of force or strength; destroy the vigor of; weaken.
understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest; recondite
pertaining to or dealing with morals or the principles of morality; pertaining to right and wrong in conduct.
(Adj) (of land) plowed and left unseeded for a season or more; uncultivated.
(N) land that has undergone plowing and harrowing and has been left unseeded for one or more growing seasons.
to parade or display oneself conspicuously, defiantly, or boldly.
readily fluent, often thoughtlessly, superficially, or insincerely so
(N) an agricultural implement with spikelike teeth or upright disks, drawn chiefly over plowed land to level it, break up clods, root up weeds, etc.
(V) to draw a harrow over (land).
not mutable; unchangeable; changeless.
not palpable; incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch; intangible
a person who does not accept a particular faith, especially Christianity
not easily controlled or directed; not docile or manageable; stubborn; obstinate: an intractable disposition.
to utter again or repeatedly.
to do (something) over again or repeatedly.
a tract or area of wet, swampy ground; bog; marsh.
ground of this kind, as wet, slimy soil of some depth or deep mud.
of little or no practical value or meaning; purely academic.
the point of a pen, or either of its divisions.
offensive or disgusting, as an odor.
harmful or injurious to health; noxious.
smallness of quantity; scarcity; scantiness: a country with a paucity of resources.
dependent on circumstances beyond one's control; uncertain; unstable; insecure
full of complaints; complaining.
bitter, rankling resentment or ill will; hatred; malice.
to send or consign to an inferior position, place, or condition
a trick, stratagem, or artifice.
characterized by bitter or scornful derision; mocking; cynical; sneering
tending to cause sleep.
(of similar things or occurrences) appearing or happening at irregular intervals in time; occasional
not genuine, authentic, or true; not from the claimed, pretended, or proper source; counterfeit.
to overspread with or as with a liquid, color, etc.
any opinion, principle, doctrine, dogma, etc., especially one held as true by members of a profession, group, or movement.
swollen; distended; tumid.
inflated, overblown, or pompous; bombastic
unsteady movement; fluctuation.
able to be forgiven or pardoned; not seriously wrong, as a sin
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