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assurance
(n) a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum
(n) an institution for the care of children, elderly people, etc. ; a place of safety
console
(v) to comfort
(n)the keyboard of an organ; a control panel for an electrical or mechanical device
dilate
(v) to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
dross
(n) refuse; waste products
dwindle
(v) to lesson, diminish
flippant
(adj) lacking in seriousness; disrespectful, saucy
immunity
(n) resistance to disease; freedom from some charge or obligation
institute
(v) to establish, setup
(n) an organization for the promotion of learning
liability
(n) a debt; something disadvantageous
preposterous
(adj) rediculous, senseless
pugnacious
(adj) quarrelsome; fond of fighting
rabid
(adj) furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme; mad; infected with rabies
realm
(n) a kingdom; a region or field of study
rejuvenate
(v) to make young again; to make like new
remunerate
(v) to reward, pay, reimburse
sparse
(adj)meager, scant, scattered
sterling
(adj) genuine, excellent; made of silver of standard fineness
venture
(n) a risky or daring undertaking
(v)toexpose to danger; to dare
warp
(v) to twist out of shape
(n) abnormally