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prevail
To be greater in strength or influence; triumph: prevailed against the enemy.

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sinus
Anatomy Any of various air-filled cavities in the bones of the skull, especially one communicating with the nostrils.

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weasel
Any of various carnivorous mammals of the genus Mustela, having a long slender body, a long tail, short legs, and brownish fur that in many species turns white in winter.

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oasis
A fertile or green spot in a desert or wasteland, made so by the presence of water.

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quarrel
An angry dispute; an altercation.

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lightning
An abrupt, discontinuous natural electric discharge in the atmosphere.

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foreground
The part of a scene or picture that is nearest to and in front of the viewer.

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veil
A length of cloth worn by women over the head, shoulders, and often the face.

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midriff
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The middle outer portion of the front of the human body, extending roughly from just below the breast to the waistline.

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munchkin
A very small person.

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kindergarten
A program or class for four-year-old to six-year-old children that serves as an introduction to school.

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marshmallow
a plant of the genus Althæa ( Althæa officinalis) common in marshes near the seashore, and whose root is much used in medicine as a demulcent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
question
An expression of inquiry that invites or calls for a reply.

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bristle
A stiff hairlike structure: the bristles of a wire brush.

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delighted
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Filled with delight.

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echoed
Repetition of a sound by reflection of sound waves from a surface.

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therapy
Treatment of illness or disability.

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mortar
A vessel in which substances are crushed or ground with a pestle.

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intruder
Someone who intrudes.

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terrific
Very good or fine; splendid: a terrific tennis player.

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curtain
Material that hangs in a window or other opening as a decoration, shade, or screen.

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calculator
One that calculates, as:

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An electronic or mechanical device for the performance of mathematical computations.

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blizzard
A violent snowstorm with winds blowing at a minimum speed of 35 miles (56 kilometers) per hour and visibility of less than one-quarter mile (400 meters) for three hours.

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virtue
Moral excellence and righteousness; goodness.

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antelope
Any of various swift-running ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, native to Africa and Asia and having long horns and a slender build.

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blatant
Unpleasantly loud and noisy: 'There are those who find the trombones blatant and the triangle silly, but both add effective color" ( Musical Heritage Review). See Synonyms at vociferous.

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Usage Problem Totally or offensively conspicuous or obtrusive: a blatant lie.

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confection
The act or process of confecting or the result of it: 'These sentiments are not the confection of a consummate courtroom actor" ( Ron Rosenbaum).

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realty
Real estate.

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ingredient
An element in a mixture or compound. See Synonyms at element.

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fanzine
An amateur-produced magazine written for a subculture of enthusiasts devoted to a particular interest: a science fiction fanzine.

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widget
A small mechanical device or control; a gadget.

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recruit
To engage (persons) for military service.

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airborne
Carried by or through the air: airborne pollen.

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peruse
To read or examine, typically with great care.

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genius
Extraordinary intellectual and creative power.

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eclipse
The partial or complete obscuring, relative to a designated observer, of one celestial body by another.

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unreadable
Not legible or decipherable; illegible: unreadable handwriting.

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defiantly
In a defiant manner.

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acrobat
One who is skilled in feats of balance and agility in gymnastics.

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clarinet
A woodwind instrument having a straight cylindrical tube with a flaring bell and a single-reed mouthpiece, played by means of finger holes and keys.

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plague
A widespread affliction or calamity, especially one seen as divine retribution.

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tourism
The practice of traveling for pleasure.

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waiver
Intentional relinquishment of a right, claim, or privilege.

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imitate
To copy the actions, appearance, mannerisms, or speech of; mimic: amused friends by imitating the teachers.

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larceny
The unlawful taking and removing of another's personal property with the intent of permanently depriving the owner; theft.

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altogether
Entirely; completely; utterly: lost the TV picture altogether; an altogether new approach.

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toilsome
Characterized by or requiring toil.

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perturb
To disturb greatly; make uneasy or anxious.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
delved
To search deeply and laboriously: delved into the court records.

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cleave
To split with or as if with a sharp instrument. See Synonyms at tear1.

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mischief
Behavior that causes discomfiture or annoyance in another.

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interpret
To explain the meaning of: interpreted the ambassador's remarks. See Synonyms at explain.

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exotic
From another part of the world; foreign: exotic tropical plants in a greenhouse. See Synonyms at foreign.

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laborious
Marked by or requiring long, hard work: spent many laborious hours on the project.

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defunct
Having ceased to exist or live: a defunct political organization.

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audience
The spectators or listeners assembled at a performance, for example, or attracted by a radio or television program.

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thermostat
A device, as in a home heating system, a refrigerator, or an air conditioner, that automatically responds to temperature changes and activates switches controlling the equipment.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
pyramid
A solid figure with a polygonal base and triangular faces that meet at a common point.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
carnival
A traveling amusement show usually including rides, games, and sideshows.

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evidence
A thing or things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment: The broken window was evidence that a burglary had taken place. Scientists weigh the evidence for and against a hypothesis.

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microphone
An instrument that converts sound waves into an electric current, usually fed into an amplifier, a recorder, or a broadcast transmitter.

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sequel
Something that follows; a continuation.

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carpenter
A skilled worker who makes, finishes, and repairs wooden objects and structures.

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replete
Abundantly supplied; abounding: a stream replete with trout; an apartment replete with Empire furniture.

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pungent
Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a sharp acrid sensation.

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jealousy
A jealous attitude or disposition.

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trespass
To commit an offense or a sin; transgress or err.

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Law To commit an unlawful injury to the person, property, or rights of another, with actual or implied force or violence, especially to enter onto another's land wrongfully.

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hurriedly
In a hurried manner.

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muscular
Of, relating to, or consisting of muscle: muscular contraction.

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Having well-developed muscles: a muscular build.

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envoy
A messenger; an agent.

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vegetarian
Consisting primarily or wholly of vegetables and vegetable products: a vegetarian diet.

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damageable
Capable of being injured or weakened, susceptible to damage.

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brochure
A small booklet or pamphlet, often containing promotional material or product information.

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punctual
Acting or arriving exactly at the time appointed; prompt.

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condiment
A substance, such as a relish, vinegar, or spice, used to flavor or complement food.

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hostile
Of, relating to, or characteristic of an enemy: hostile forces; hostile acts.

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fascinating
Possessing the power to charm or allure; captivating.

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impel
To urge to action through moral pressure; drive: I was impelled by events to take a stand.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
serenade
Music A complimentary performance given to honor or express love for someone.

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hydrogen
A colorless, highly flammable gaseous element, the lightest of all gases and the most abundant element in the universe, used in the production of synthetic ammonia and methanol, in petroleum refining, in the hydrogenation of organic materials, as a reducing atmosphere, in oxyhydrogen torches, and in rocket fuels. Atomic number 1; atomic weight 1.00794; melting point -259.14°C; boiling point -252.8°C; density at 0°C 0.08987 gram per liter; valence 1. See Table at element.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
ecstatic
Being in a state of ecstasy; joyful or enraptured.

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leisure
Freedom from time-consuming duties, responsibilities, or activities.

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municipal
Of or relating to the internal affairs of a nation.

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nocturnal
Of, relating to, or occurring in the night: nocturnal stillness.

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schooner
A fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel having at least two masts, with a foremast that is usually smaller than the other masts.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

A large beer glass, generally holding a pint or more.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
elegant
Characterized by or exhibiting refined, tasteful beauty of manner, form, or style. See Synonyms at delicate.

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stratosphere
The region of the atmosphere above the troposphere and below the mesosphere.

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telepathic
Of, relating to, or using telepathy.

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calzone
A baked or fried Italian turnover of pizza dough filled with vegetables, meat, or cheese.

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jubilant
Exultingly joyful.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
syllable
A unit of spoken language consisting of a single uninterrupted sound formed by a vowel, diphthong, or syllabic consonant alone, or by any of these sounds preceded, followed, or surrounded by one or more consonants.

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fajitas
A dish consisting of strips of marinated meat, poultry, or vegetables that are grilled over an open fire and served in a tortilla, usually with spicy condiments. Often used in the plural.

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allergenic
A substance, such as pollen, that causes an allergy.

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barracks
To house (soldiers, for example) in quarters.

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technician
One whose occupation requires training in a specific technical process: an electronics technician; an automotive technician.

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remorseful
Marked by or filled with remorse.

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emphasize
To give emphasis to; stress.

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conjure
To summon (a devil or spirit) by magical or supernatural power.

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animation
The act, process, or result of imparting life, interest, spirit, motion, or activity.

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frivolous
Unworthy of serious attention; trivial: a frivolous novel.

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intercept
To stop, deflect, or interrupt the progress or intended course of: intercepted me with a message as I was leaving.

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disappoint
To fail to satisfy the hope, desire, or expectation of.

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pursuit
The act or an instance of chasing or pursuing.

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lullaby
A soothing song with which to lull a child to sleep.

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livelihood
Means of support; subsistence.

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embryo
An organism in its early stages of development, especially before it has reached a distinctively recognizable form.

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juvenile
Not fully grown or developed; young.

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accrued
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To come to one as a gain, addition, or increment: interest accruing in my savings account.

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duress
Constraint by threat; coercion: confessed under duress.

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matrimony
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parasite
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desperately
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chickabiddy
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onslaught
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puree
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competently
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allocation
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pristine
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gourmet
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adequate
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potassium
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ulterior
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harmonious
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compromise
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insulation
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inflammable
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chromosome
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gloaming
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controversy
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intrigue
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malevolent
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correspondence
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disappearance
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loathe
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reimbursable
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manifestation
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dilemma
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hospice
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thoroughbred
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syringe
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residue
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siege
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fedora
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irritability
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carnage
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leniency
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impenetrable
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fluoride
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adolescence
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epilepsy
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Camelot
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incidental
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parody
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whimsical
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genesis
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amphibian
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ecosystem
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militant
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auditorium
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surrealist
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panickiness
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feign
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philosophize
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romaine
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exaggerate
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choreographer
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tentativeness
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gouge
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referendum
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phylum
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luxurious
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systematic
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debris
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resuscitable
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cellophane
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miscible
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cartilage
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posthumous
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niche
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extrapolate
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mortgage
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pituitary
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scythe
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dramaturgy
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annotate
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expressionism
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behemoth
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pugilist
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timorously
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simulcast
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niagara
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jambalaya
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slantindicular
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tutelage
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harassment
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ensemble
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laconic
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beatific
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afghan
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linguistically
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retrospect
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polenta
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extraordinarily
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akimbo
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cornea
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hexameter
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vehemence
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facade
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cholera
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perseverance
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stroganoff
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reminiscent
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carbohydrates
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astrophysicist
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immaculate
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circumlocution
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literati
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tableau
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extemporaneous
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clemency
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polyglot
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mezzanine
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