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punctuate

The cry of the baby punctuated the silence.
meaning: to mark or divide; to interrupt
aerial

The plane did several aerial loops which thrilled the crowd.
meaning: relating to the air
stifle

He tried to stifle the baby's cries.
meaning: to stop; hold back
mania

The Beatles from England created Beatle mania.
meaning: craze; tremendous excitement
surge

There was a power surge before the lights went out.
meaning: sudden strong rush; quick buildup
vertical

The vertical stripes on the dress made her look thinner.
meaning: straight up and down; upright
conveyor

The conveyor snapped and the entire assembly shut down.
meaning: endless moving belt; carrier
endearing

His personality was so endearing we bought the old shoes from him.
meaning: charming
insomnia

She was exhausted after enduring six days of insomnia.
meaning: sleeplessness; inability to sleep
caliber

The students in honors' classes are students of a high caliber.
meaning: level of excellence; quality
antagonize

His mother warned him not to antagonize the neighbor's pit bull.
meaning: to bother; upset or oppose
lure

She tried to lure the cat out of the tree with a mouse.
meaning: attraction; temptation
repulsive

Spinach is a repulsive looking food.
meaning: disgusting
hurtled

The shooting star hurtled toward the earth.
meaning: moved with great force; sped
creation

His marble creation was a magnificent sculpture.
meaning: the act of bringing somehting into existence
galaxies

Who knows what lives beyond in the galaxies?
meaning: clusters of starts that make up the universe
homage

The loyal subjects paid homage to the king each morning.
meaning: tribute; respect
prehistoric

Dinosaurs are prehistoric creatures.
meaning: before written history began
category

There are four categories of foods that you should eat to be healthy.
meaning: a division or classification