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accept
to receive
except
with the exclusion of
advice
to give a recommendation
advise
to recommend
affect
to influence (VERB); emotion (NOUN)
effect
result (NOUN); to bring about or cause (VERB)
aisle
space between rows
isle
island
allude
to make indirect reference to
elude
to avoid
allusion
indirect reference
illusion
false idea, misleading appearance
already
by this time
all ready
fully prepared
altar
sacred platform or place
alter
to change
altogether
thoroughly
all together
everyone or everything in one place
are
PLURAL form of "to be"
hour
sixty minutes
our
PLURAL for "of my"
ascent
the act of rising
assent
consent (NOUN); to consent (VERB)
assistance
help
assistants
helpers
bare
nude, unadorned
bear
to carry; an animal
board
piece of wood
bored
uninterested
brake
device for stopping
break
to destroy, make into many pieces
breath
air taken in
breathe
to take in air
buy
to purchase
by
next to, through the agency of
capital
major city; money
capitol
government building
choose
to pick
chose
PAST TENSE of "choose"
cite
to point out
sight
vision
site
a place
coarse
rough
course
path; series of lectures
complement
something that completes
compliment
praise, flattery
lead
heavy metal substance (NOUN); to guide (VERB)
led
PAST TENSE of "lead"
conscience
sense of morality
conscious
awake, aware
council
governing body
counsel
advice (NOUN); to advise (VERB)
dairy
place associated with milk production
diary
personal journal
descent
downward movement
dissent
disagreement
desert
to abandon (VERB); dry, usually sandy area (NOUN)
dessert
final, sweet course in a meal
device
a plan; an implement
devise
to create
die
to lose life (VERB); one of a pair of dice
dye
substance used to change the color of something
dominant
commanding, controlling
dominate
to control
elicit
to draw out
illicit
illegal
eminent
prominent
immanent
living within; inherent
imminent
about to happen
envelop
to surround
envelope
container for a letter or other papers
fair
light-skinned; just, honest
fare
money for transportation; food
formally
conventionally, with ceremony
formerly
previously
forth
forward
fourth
number four in a series
gorilla
animal in ape family
guerilla
soldier conducting surprise attacks
hear
to sense sound by ear
here
in this place
hole
opening
whole
complete; an entire thing
human
relating to the species "Homo sapiens"
humane
compassionate
insure
buy or give insurance
ensure
guarantee, protect
its
possessive FORM of "it"
it's
contraction for "it is"
know
to comprehend
no
negative
later
after a time
latter
second one of two things
right
correct; opposite of "left"
rite
ritual
write
to put words on paper
lightning
storm-related electricity
lightening
making lighter
loose
unbound, not tightly fastened
lose
to misplace
maybe
perhaps (ADVERB)
may be
might be (VERB)
meat
animal flesh
meet
to encounter
miner
a person who works in a mine
minor
underage
moral
distinguishing right from wrong; the lesson of a fable, a story, or event
morale
attitude or outlook, usually of a group
of
PREPOSITION indicating origin
off
away from, not on
passed
PAST TENSE of pass
past
at a previous time
patience
forbearance
patients
people under medical care
peace
absence of fighting
piece
part of a whole; musical arrangement
personal
intimate
personnel
employees
plain
simple, unadorned
plane
to shave wood; aircraft
precede
to come before
proceed
to continue
presence
being at hand; attendance at a place or in something
presents
gifts
principal
foremost (ADJECTIVE); school head (NOUN)
principle
moral conviction, basic truth, rule
quiet
silent, calm
quite
very
rain
water that falls to earth
reign
to rule
rein
strap to guide or control an animal (NOUN); to guide or control (VERB)
raise
to lift up
raze
to tear down
respectfully
with respect
respectively
in that order
road
path
rode
PAST TENSE of "ride"
scene
place of action; segment of a play
seen
viewed
sense
perception, understanding
since
measurement of past time; because
stationary
standing still
stationery
writing paper
than
in comparison with; besides
then
at that time; next; therefore
their
POSSESSIVE form of "they"
there
in that place
they're
contraction for "they are"
through
finished; into and out of
threw
PAST TENSE of throw
thorough
complete
to
toward
too
also; indicated degree
two
number following one
waist
midsection of body
waste
discarded material (NOUN); to squander, to fail to use up (VERB)
weak
not strong
week
seven days
weather
climatic condition
whether
if, when alternatives are expressed or implied
where
in which place
were
PAST TENSE of "be"
which
one of a group
witch
female sorcerer
whose
POSSESSIVE form of "who"
who's
contraction for "who is"
your
POSSESSIVE form of "you"
you're
contraction for "you are"
yore
long past