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Adjacent
Adjoining.
Alight
Land.
Barren
Empty; bare.
Disrupt
To disturb.
Dynasty
Regime.
Foretaste
Preview.
Germinate
To begin growing.
Humdrum
Ordinary; dull.
Hurtle
Fling.
Insinuate
To suggest; to hint slyly.
Interminable
Endless.
Interrogate
To question.
Recompense
To pay back.
Renovate
To repair.
Résumé
A report of accomplishments.
Sullen
Silent/brooding caused by ill humor, anger, or resentment.
Trickle
To flow in tiny drops.
Trivial
Minor.
Truce
A temporary peace agreement (during war).
Vicious
Evil; spiteful.
Available
Ready for use.
Cater
To satisfy the needs of.
Customary
Usual; routine; expected of.
Dissuade
To persuade not to do something; to discourage from doing something (by means of persuasion).
Entrepreneur
A person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business.
Firebrand
A troublemaker; an extremely emotional and/or energetic.
Hazard
A risk or peril.
Homicide
The killing of one person by another person.
Indifference
A lack of interest or concern.
Indignant
Angry; mean.
Indispensable
Absolutely necessary.
Lubricate
To make smooth, slippery, or easier to use.
Mutual
Shared; felt.
Pelt
To hit or strike successively.
Plague
An easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths.
Poised
Ready for action.
Regime
Administration; rule; dynasty.
Retard
To make slow or hold back; to impede.
Transparent
Clear; see-through.
Unscathed
Unharmed.
Animated
Lively.
Brood
(N) A family of young animals; (V) to think about in a worried, unhappy way.
Culminate
To reach a climax.
Downright
(Adj.) Absolute; (Adv.) Thoroughly.
Drone
To speak in a dull tone of voice.
Goad
A stick.
Indulge
To give oneself up to.
Ingredient
One of the materials in a mixture.
Literate
Able to read and write.
Loom
To come into view.
Luster
The quality of giving off light.
Miscellaneous
Mixed; of different kinds.
Oration
A public speech for a formal occasion.
Peevish
Grumpy.
Seethe
To boil or foam; to be excited or disturbed.
Singe
To burn slightly.
Unique
One-of-a-kind.
Upright
Vertical.
Verify
Double-check.
Yearn
To have a strong and earnest desire.
Alliance
The joining together for some common purpose.
Bewilder
To puzzle completely; to confuse.
Buffon
A clown; a coarse, stupid person.
Controversial
Arousing debate, argument, dispute, disagreement, etc.
Dishearten
To discourage.
Fruitless
Unproductive.
Hostile
Rude, agressive, unkind, and unfriendly.
Inflammable
Easily set on fire; easily angered.
Inflict
To cause something unpleasant.
Malignant
Evil, deadly, spiteful, malicious, etc.
Mortify
To cause extreme embarassment.
Orthodox
Traditional
Procure
To bring about.
Scurry
To run with small, quick steps; to scamper.
Sodden
Soaking wet.
Spirited
Lively; courageous.
Virtual
Almost real.
Void
A completely empty space.
Wayward
Disobedient.
Wince
To draw back in pain or fear, with a "yelp."
Anecdote
A short account of an incident in someone's life.
Consolidate
To unite or combine.
Counterfeit
Fake.
Docile
Easily taught or led.
Dominate
To rule over by strength or power.
Entreat
To beg or implore.
Falliable
Capable of being wrong.
Fickle
Liable to change very rapidly.
Fugitive
One who flees or runs away; a run-away.
Grimy
Very dirty.
Iota
A very small quantity.
Maul
To beat or knock about; to handle roughly.
Potential
Possible; able to happen.
Radiant
Bright.
Rural
Farmland, grass-land, opposite of the urban area (city-style); country.
Substantial
Large, important, major.
Tactful
Skilled in handling difficult situations or people.
Tamper
To mess or interfere with.
Ultimate
Last, final.
Uncertainty
Doubt; the state of being unsure.