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Congregate
To come together in a crowd.
Peninsula
Strip of land with water on three sides.
Insular
Relating to an island.
Fundamental
Basic;primary;essential
Accent
A style of speech characteristic of a region.
Accompanist
A musician who plays for a performer.
Accomplice
One who helps another to break a law.
Precipice
A steep cliff overhanging a rock.
Latitude
Distance north or south of the equator.
Intelligible
Able to understand.
Articulate
Expressed in an effective manner.
Inductee
A new member of a club or organization.
Longitude
Distance east or west of the equator.
Dialect
The form of language spoken in a region.
Miscellaneous
Made up of various elements.
Peer
An equal in age, class, or rank.
Communal
Belonging to a community or group.
Terrestrial
Having to do with earth or land.
Diction
The choice and use of words.
Meridian
Imaginary circle around the earth.
Throng
A large group;crowd.
Complement
Something that completes a whole.
Topography
The physical features of a region.
Status
Position in society;condition.
Enunciate
To pronounce in a clear manner.
Stress
To emphasize,particularly when speaking.
Panorama
Wide-ranging view of a large area.
Despondent
Depressed;dejected.
Amicable
Friendly
Genesis
Origin or source.
Descendant
Offspring of a particular ancestor.
Anguish
Great mental or physical pain.
Degenerate
To decline,deteriorate,or worsen.
Disillusion
To disappoint or disenchant.
Coalition
Alliance of people with a common cause.
Consensus
General agreement.
Generation
Offspring at the same stage of descent.
Gentry
Well-bred people of high social position.
Parental
Pertaining to a mother or father.
Quagmire
Muddy land in which one can sink.
Disgruntled
Discontented or cross.
Blithe
Cheerful; careful; lighthearted
Primogeniture
Being the first born child.
Gender
Classification of beings as male or female.
Distress
Anxiety, discomfort, or suffering.
Patriarch
Male leader of a family or clan.
Defiant
Boldly challenging authority.
Progeny
Children
Genealogy
A record of ancestry
Exuberant
Full of enthusiasm.
Desolate
Lonely and sad.
Lineage
Direct descent from a particular ancestor.
Regenerate
To form or create anew.
Generic
General; relating to an entire group.
Sibling
A brother or sister.
Maternal
Referring to motherhood.
Abode
A dwelling place or home.
Stability
Firmness of character or purpose.
Blockade
The closing off of an area.
Prefabricate
To build in advance.
Conflagration
A large and destructive area.
Alloy
A metal formed by mixing two other metals.
Rotunda
A circular building, usually with a dome.
Annex
A wing added to or close to another building.
Staunch
Characterized by firmness or loyalty.
Indestructible
Incapable of being destroyed
Dissection
Cutting something apart to examine.
Buoyant
Capable of floating in a liquid.
Solar
Having to do with the sun.
Valiant
Displaying bravery or courage.
Distill
To purify a liquid by heating it.
Celestial
Related to the sky or heavens.
Trellis
A framework crossed or strips of wood.
Excavate
To dig or hollow out.
Edifice
A building; expecially one of great size.
Martial
Inclined or disposed toward war.