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undoubtedly
meaning: certainly; unquestionably; without doubt
Undoubtedly you must do your homework to pass this class.
reputation
meaning: public opinion about a person's character
Do you have a good reputation with your teachers?
persuade
meaning: to convince someone to believe or do something
You can't persuade me to drink alcohol and drive.
typical
meaning: usual; normal; characteristic
Today is not a typical day, I do not have to go to school.
thrust
meaning: to push suddenly; to stab; sudden, forceful push; lunge
He thrust me into the middle of the circle.
picturesque
meaning: visually pleasing, striking; vivid
The mountains, along the skyline, were very picturesque.
taciturn
meaning: reluctant to talk; reserved; quiet
He is very taciturn when he is around adults.
seldom
meaning: not very often; rarely
He seldom does his homework.
urge
meaning: to encourage; to strongly suggest
basic inner drive or desire
I urge you to get a physical.
I have the urge to eat some chocolate.
version
meaning: one side or point of view of a story or incident
My parents asked me for my version of the neighbor's broken window.
vanity
meaning: too much pride in oneself; egotism; self-admiration
Her vanity kept her from making friends.
recline
meaning: to lie down
I am so tired I want to recline on the sofa.