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Indications
a sign or piece of information that indicates something (n) The investigator found indications of breaking and entering.
Abundance
a great supply more than enough (n) There was an abundance in corn this year.
Exquisite
Very beautiful delicate carefully wrought (adj) The exquisite details carved into the wood was remarkable.
Affliction
something causing pain or suffering (N) The pateint reported afflications in his left leg.
Ablution
washing or cleansing the body as part of a religious rite. (N) The priest gathered together and decided whose turn it was to perform the act of ablution.
Protruded
jutted out (v) The bone protruded outward from the victim's knee.
Confederate
United with others for a common purpose (adj) The groups decided to come together in peace and create the confederate counsil.
Disposition
An inclination or tendency (n) I had an early disposition to ignore you completely.
Deliberation
careful consideration (N) With just two hours to go, the jury was still in a heated deliberation.
Entreated
Begged pleaded (v) I could tell my mom was not going to change her decesion so I decided to entreat her the best I knew how.
Feigned
Pretended fake (v) With a loss soon at my plate, a feigned injury.
Mortality
Death on a large scale as from disease or ware (n) The mortality rates have certainly increased this month in the country of Zambia.
Subsisted
maintain or support oneself at a minimal level (v) While the other team was busy debating against my team member, I abrupty interupted and subsisted on my thoughts.
Traversed
to travel across or through (v) Feeling like Indiana Jones, I traversed through the unknown jungle.
Dispatched
Sent off on a specific assignmnet (v) Finally recieving word of the location of the enemie's camp, the colonel dispatched their coordinates to the ready soldiers.
Loathsome
hateful detestable adj I was working on my homework, when out of nowhere, I began to detect the presence of my loathsome little sister.
Pestilential
likely to cause disease adj With many workers dying and complaing of many bug bites, I came to the conclusion that the mosquitos in this jungle carry some sort of deadly disease.
Copious
Plentiful abundant adj Almost dying from starvation, the colonist miraculously fell upon an area with vast ammounts of copious fruit trees.
Improvident
shortsighted failing to provide for the future adj This poor boy is not to blame for his actions, it is his improvident parents who we should be talking to.
Avarice
Greed for riches (n) The moral of this story is to not let the avarice of buisness thinking mind take over your moral mind.
Pacify
Calm soothe (v) Without a mother in sight , I was left standing there with a screaming baby that I had to somehow pacify.
Expended
to have spent or use by spending (v) With the population growing so rapidly, the once thriving agricultural ground has been expended of it's resources.
Redolence
strongly reminescent or suggestive of something (n) The english teacher, sitting with a wretched look on her face, gave the sence of redolence within the classroom.
Autonomous
Independent adj The seven other autonomous countries decided to ratify a treaty.
Pilfer
steal (v) We did not have anything else to do that Saturday night, so we all decided to go and pilfer through the garbage.
Palisades
large, pointed stakes set in the ground to form a fence used for defence. (n) The newly designed palisades were still no match for the natives mighty spears.
Conceits
strange or fanciful ideas (n) With his mind in the clouds, the spunky youngster came up with many conceits.
Mollified
soothed calmed (V) With the moms becoming very angry, the mall cop mollified them by opening up the children's store.
Peril
Danger (n) The captain told the crew that they were about the embark on a voyage, where peril is vast.
Loath
reluctant unwilling (adj) This boring class, made me a very loath student.
Sundry
various, different (adj) The sundry of colors available were unlimited.
Recompense
reward, repayment (N) The nice old lady should recompense those two younge men for returning her purse.
malevolent
malice, spitefulness (N) The malevolent eyes were easily visible to the crew of the ship.
Obliterated
blotted out, destroyed (v) The superhero obliterated the kneecap of his enemy.
Trajectory
the curved path of an object hurtling through space (n) The math professor could easily tell that the arrow's trajectory was not correct in order to hit the desired target.
Jettisoned
thrown overboard to lighten the weight of ship (v) Almost tipping over from the last huge swell, the cargo ship jettisoned half of it's load.
Manifold
In many ways (adv)
Persevere
Persist, be steadfast in purpose (v) The climber remembered his father's last words saying to perseverse and never give up.
Omnipotent
All powerful (adj) The omnipotent stem cell was very hard to locate.
Ineffable
Inexpressible, unable to be spoken (adj) The ineffable beauty of the island made it that much harder for the tourists to leave.
Dolorous
sad, mournful (adj) The dolorous mood of the play put the audience right in the emotion.
Artifice
Artful trickery (n) The riddler used artifice to confuse batman.
Untoward
Inappropriate or improper (adj) The teacher told her student that the question was untoward, and did not need to be repeated.
Malaise
Decline or slump (N) The hitter seemed to be in some sort of malaise.
Malingered
Escaped work or duty by pretending to be ill (V) The boss could stand it no longer, the worker had malingered too long.
Immersed
Plunged or completely submerged (v) The submarine Immersed itself into the deep blue sea.