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carnal
relating to physical needs
conspicuous
easily visible; attracting attention; he felt uncomfortably conspicuous, since he was the only man in evening dress
enchanting
charming
enchant
delight somebody
duck
enchain
put somebody or something in chains; captivate somebody's attentions
toddler
young child who's learing to walk
savvy
shrewdness
vesting
granting of pension rights to employee
tinge
slight added color
smirked
insolent smile
insolent
disrespectful
bliss
perfect happiness
naivete
naiveness
affluent
wealthy
critique
review of someone's work
gamut
full range
stifle
suffocate
hitch
join something powered to something else; fasten something to stop it, Hitch the boat to the dock b4 the current catches it.; move in jerky way
antiquate
make somehting old-fashioned, an antiquated educational system
expound
describe and explain something, expound on …
radical
basic; pervasive; excellent
impair
weaken something
staggering
amazing
millennium
1000 years
entitle
allow to claim
competent
able; adequate, financailly competent
prophesy
predict
proceeds
money obtained from transaction such as sales, commercial transaction
eternal
existing through all time; unchanging, poor is eternal
consent
give permission for something
distress
mental suffer; hardship or difficulty; physical pain
quiver
tremble, quivering voice
rave
high praise; speak wildly and incoherently; large scale party
enclose
surround something; insert something in envelope
claustrophobic
confined or cramped; somebody who fears enclosed spaces
cramped
lacking space
khaki
brownish-yellow; beige cloth
beige
pale brown
precarious
unsafe; not well founded
perch
sit precariously;advantageous position
rickety
unstable
stern
strict; severe; forbidding; in rear
excruciate
torment somebody, exruciatingly boring
musty
with old damp smell
rustle
make swishing sound, the rustle of paper movey
dingy
dirty or faded; shabby
swivel
rotate
grievance
something though reason enough to complain; resent; formal objection
afar
far away
cling
hold tightly
sly
crafty; evasive; mischievous
needy
poor
commotion
ruckus, a scene of noisy confusion or activity
neurotic
soembody who is extremely sensitive
cue
singal to speak or act; reminder
derelict
deserted; homeless person
hoard
store a supply of something
harness
leather straps for an animal
briar
kind of tobacco pipe
solvent
having enough money to cover expenses; disolving something
starch
stiff and formal manner; courage
crafty
cunning
tatter
ruined state; torn or ragged piece of cloth
gaze
look fixedly
ragged
tattered; with uneven edge or surface
grooming
care for your personal appearance; train to prepare; grooming his son to take his place
barring
except for
cataclysm
disaster
speculator
make risky deals for profit
crumble
reduce to tiny bites; disintegrate
cringe
be embarrased or uncomfortable
aptitude
quickness in learning; potential to acquire skill
essence
basic feature
withhold
deduct tax
ostracism
exclude from society
outcast
sombody excluded by others, a social outcast
beck
nod
detest
hate
ancillary
subordinate;providing support
tenuous
weak and unconvincing; extremely delicate and fine
quack
someone who is fraud
introspective
examining feelings
adjourn
postpone; move as group
fiscal
financial
synergy
combined effort being greater than parts
promiscuous
sexually indiscriminate, having many indiscriminate or casual sexual relationships(disapproving); confusedly mixed; casual
devise
think up
caprice
impulsive tendency
regurgitate
repeat informationi mechanically
reverence
respect felt
adept
skillful
detract
take something away;disparage
detractor
adverse critic
hunch
intuitive feeling about something
escrow
something held independently until condition met
versed
skilled
sterilize
destroy microogranisms
sanitize
clean smoething by disinfecting or sterilizing
fruitcake
somebody irrational
osmosis
gradual absorption
lush
growing vigorously; luxurious; sexy
clout
powerful influence; punch
passive
not managed by investor
somber
dark and gloomy
tantrum
fit of temper
riot
violent disturbence; funny person; soemthing extremely enjoyable
spout
discharge; talk at great length
hurdle
difficulty or obsticle; overcome difficulty
steward
property manager
immerse
completely cover something in liquid
staunch
loyal; sturdy
lien
legal claim on somebody's property
emcee
master of ceremonies
newfangled
puzzingly new
blunder
stupid mistake
drivel
silly talk
fret
worry or make someone worry
matriculate
admit someone as student
delinquent
unpaid; ignoring duty
haul
move something with effort; pull or drag
galvanize
stimulate to act
quaint
attractively old fashion
feral
gone wild
ferocity
ferocious, fierce and savage, extreme
heinous
utterly evil
auburn
reddish brown
ply
work hard at something; twist together
wrench
pull and twist something away
pare
remove outer layer
gyration
circular movement
dilution
thinning
shun
deliberatelyy avoid somebody
despot
absolute ruler
atrocity
extreme cruelty
chastity
sexual abstience; plainness
autopsy
exhaustive examination to find cause of death
verdict
jury decision
temperament
quality of mind
recline
lie back
abyss
chasm; endless space
incarcerate
imprison
arousal
arousing of emotion or activity; sexual desire; waking pu
insulant
insulation, prevention of conduction, protection
sedentary
involving sitting
subsidiary
of lesser importance
avid
keen, eager for or enthusiastic about soemthing
advent
arrival of something important or awaited
rabid
fanatical; intense; violent
obscure
hard to understand; unknown; dim
volatile
unstable and potentially dangerous; unpredictable or fickle
fickle
changeable
due diligence
appropriate carefullness
syndicate
group of businesses working toward large project
red herring
misleading clue; preliminary business prospectus
prospectus
official advance information about something
hype
publicize somebody or something; stimulate
divest
take something away from somebody
utterly
in an extreme or complete way
aseptic
without disease causing microorganisms; preventing infection
quell
put stop to something
insurgent
rebel, political rebel
onus
burden; blame
feud
long violent dispute; prolong disagreement
sectarian
of religious group; dogmatic and intolerant
intolerant
refusing to accept difference
regiment
army unit
lurid
horrifying or shocking
lucid
rational; easily understood; shining
unanimous
agreed by everyone
fertile
able to produce offspring; creative; producing good crops
legitimate
legal; well-founded
unveil
expose something secret
dire
very bad; threatening disaster
aspiration
ambition
oppress
dominate harshly
provost
important university administrator
hoax
deception
beget
cause
furtive
secretively
ad hoc
done for particular purpose
sagging
fall in value
complacent
satisfied; eager to please
apocryphal
not true
apocalypse
total destruction; revalation of future
paralze
make temporarily unable to move; bring system to standstill
morgue
place for dead bodies
contrite
very sorry; ashamed of own sin
contrive
do something creatively; plot
trite
overused
convent
religious community
prior
earlier; more important; earlier conviction
priory
monastery or convent
monastery
monks' residence
hail from
come from
heed
pay attenion to advice; serious attention
congruence
agreement
normative
of standards
incumbent
obligatory
myriad
uncountable
rebuff
rejection
weave
make cloth; spin a web
reckless
without thought of danger
succumb
give in; die from something
peril
exposure to risk; danger
anatomy
physical structure of organism
preamble
introductory explanation
canon
general rule
blemish
spoiling mark or flaw; mar
blandish
cajole, to persuade somebody by flattery
meddle
interfere in somebody else's concerns
delegate
representative or deputy; give task to; give power to
laxative
drug used to promote bowel movements
predominant
most common; most important
treacherous
traitorous; perilous
loot
lot of purchases
epidemic
rapid develop; fast-spreading disease
endemic
characteristic of area;widespread
enthrall
delight or fascinate somebody thorouthly by engaging the person's attention completely; enslave
imperative
necessary
dither
be agitated and decisive
precipitation
rain or snow or hail
perspiration
sweat
exrete
expel waste from the body
canary
woman singer
agitate
make somebody anxious
contingent
depend on what may happen in the future
bemoan
to express grief or disappointment
debacle
chaotic failure
insidious
gradually harmful
churn
stir
whim
passing impulse
awry
crooked; amiss, incorrect or inappropriate
beset
harass
valor
courage at war
sovereignty
top authority; independence, independent state
sovereign
independent; with complete power; outstanding
binge
eat too much; be self-indulgent with something
abreast
well informed; in line, side by side and facing the front

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