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based on or consisting of documents
documentary
a temporary relief
reprieve
to rise and fall or move back and forth
fluctuate
a window that opens on hinges along its side
casement
marked by great emotion, force, or conviction
vehement
to present for the first time
debuted
sad, depressed
ancholy
music or a mass for the dead
requiem
hypothetical
theoretical
to sit on something with a leg on each side
bestriding
to regard with mean or greedy pleasure, greed, or great rejocing
gloat
something inherited or handed down
legacy
a continuous clanging
clangor
to influence or persuade by using flattery or soothing words
wheedled
a government document giving a person the right to profit from an invention
patent
to charge with an offense or a crime
indict
a founder and leader of a tribe or family
patriarch
to humiliate
mortified
to command
enjoin
discolored by a bruise
livid
the act of closing or condition of being closed
closure
unprejudice
indifferent
a close friend or companion
cronies
to call,bring, or gather together
convened
to spoil by inferior performance
botched
fair
impartial
to express sympathy
condole
to specify as a condition of an agreement
stipulate
customers or patrons collectively
clientele
the force exerted by a moving body
momentum
unaware
oblivious
a company controlled by another company
subsidiary
insincere or almost meaningless speech
cant
a state of balance
equilibrium
to set right
rectify
largely
substantially
a person chosen to decide a dispute
arbiter
a scheme or trick for achieving some purpose
stratagem
causing a loss of calmness
disconcerting
to break through
breaching
to think about at length
mull
something forced on a person
imposition
the combining parts or elements to form a whole
synthesis
high-spirited
effervescent
to cheapen
debase
deep and rich in tone or sound
resonant
to explain in detail
explicate
without stain
immaculate
to find a minor fault with
quibble
ocurring at irregular intervals
sporadic
letting some light through without being completely transparent
translucent
a route, plan, or record of a trip
itinerary
something that excites or activates
stimulant
free from or incapable of error
infallible
bitter
sardonic
not done on purpose
inadvertent
lacking in sophistication
naive
to give up or renounce power
abdicate
to cause continual irritation
rankle
an event or a series of events that is part of a larger continuing experience
episodes
abnormally pale
pallid
stopping and starting with pauses between
intermittent
unnecessarily wordy or repetitive
redundant
a story comlete in itself that continues an earlier one
sequel
assuming an air of modesty
irrelevant
not applicable
irrelevant
a brief review
synopsis
to instruct, especially morally or spiritually
edifying
a knowing or becoming aware through an inner feeling rather than through logic
intuition
thinking or telling about events of the past
reminiscent
a dictionary
lexicon
to look or act like
simulate
to throw out forcefully
eject
a designated meeting place
rendezvous
to blow up
detonate
to intimidate
daunt
illogical
irrational
to struggle for
contend
to shove or push rudely
jostling
a great number of people or things crowded together
throngs
annoying
irksome
actively evil
malignant
a broad comedy using exaggeration and absurd action
farce
an imitation that ridicules the original
parody
the specialized language of a trade or profession
jargon
to accuse or scold sharply
rebuked
worn out or broken down by age
decrepit
related to the matter at hand
pertinent
not in harmony or agreement
inconsistent
required
obligatory
too small or unimportant to bother with
negligible
dirt, degrading
sordid
to project or stick out
protrude
to find fault in an unpleasant or nagging way
carped
capable of causing fire
incendiary
a substance that burns or corrodes
caustic
a brief summary of a play or opera
scenario
a changing from one form, state, or place to another
transition
hateful
odious
occuring together by accident
coincidental