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Anonymity

Noun
The State of being unknown


The old hermit enjoyed a life of slitude and anonymity.
Awry

Adjetive
1.Turned or twisted to one side.
2. Unexpectedly worng; off course.


1.You can tell that he got dressed in a hurry because his tie was awry.
2. The pleasure cruise went awry when pirates siezed our ship.
Citadel

Noun
A fortress


It would take an army to break into the citadel.
Delirious

Adjetive
Experiencing uncontrolled excitment, emotion, or confusion.


The castaway became delirious when he saw another person for the first time in twelve years.
Effervescent

Adjetive
High spirted; Lively


The children's audio book is narrated by an effervescent speaker whose voice convers awe and excitement.
Fervor

Noun
Feelings of intense emotion


Overjoyed with the thought og finishing his novel, the author wrote the final chapter with great fervor.
Hoard

Noun/Verb
N) a secret supply for future use; a stash.
V)To gather or accumulate discreetly.

N)The pirate's hoard contained the looted valuables from dozens of ships.
V)The squirrel hoards nuts during the autumn to prepare for the long winter.
Kiosk

Noun
A small, open sturcture resemling a pavillion or gazebo.

Keith had a summer job selling sunglasses from a kiosk in the shopping mall.
Muster

Verb/Noun
V)To call or summon together.
N)A gathering of persons for inspection.

V)The commander mustered the troops at 0600 hours.
N)The students had to attend a muster in the lobby begore they recieved their diplomas.
Partisan

Noun/Adjetive
N)A stong, sometimes militant, supposter of a cause or group.
A)Devoted to a particular side or group.

N)The partisans refused to approve the new rule beacuase it confluicted with thier beliefs.
A)The partism bill gained overwhelming support from the Democrats, but none from the Republicans.
Prodigious

Adjetive
1)Far better or beyond average.
2)impresivly great in power, size, or extent.
1) the prodigious author wrote three best selling novels in two years.
2)Construction of the 1,500-mile Alaskan Highway was a prodigious undertaking.
Refurbish

Verb
To make bright, clean, or appealing again.

They refurbished the old house and then sold it for double the price that they had originally paid.
Sportadic

Adjetive
Occuring singly in scattered locations at unpredictable intervals.

Scientists worried that a few sporadic cases of the deadly virus would be enough to start a worldwide epidemic.
thoroughfare

Noun
A main road or public highway.

In most states, vehicles driven on a thoroughfare must be registered.
Venerable

Adjetive
Worthy of respect; respected.

Citizens thoughout the antion mourned the death of the cenerable leader.