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allowing light to pass through, easily recognized or understood, easily seen through or detected
transparent
silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment, slow moving
sullen
wholly unharmed, not injured
unscathed
balanced, suspended, calm, controlled, ready for action
poised
a loafer, idler
a buzzing or humming sound
a remote controlled device
a male bee
to make a buzzing sound
to speak in a dull tone of voice
drone
a government in power, a form or sytem of rule or management, a period of rule
regime
cross, complaining, irritable, contrary
peevish
to make slow, delay, hold back
retard
to have a strong and earnest desire
yearn
an easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths
a widespread evil
to annoy or bother
plague
to give in to a wish or desire
give oneself up to
indulge
to throw a stream of things, to strike successively, to hurry
pelt
one of the materials in a mixture, recipe, or formula
ingredient
shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more
mutual
to reach a high point of development, to end, climax
culminate
usual, expected, routine
customary
the quality of giving off light, brightness, glitter, brilliance
luster
absolutely necessary, not to be neglected
indispensable
full of life, alive, lively
moved to action
animated
to repair, restore to good condition, make new again
renovate
to come into view
to appear in exaggerated form
a machine for weaving
loom
evil, bad, spiteful, having bad habits or an ugly disposition, painfully severe or extreme
vicious
to boil or foam
to be excited or disturbed
seethe
a lack of interest or concern
indifference
a public speech for a formal occasion
oration
to flow or fall by drops or in a small stream, a small irregular quantity of anything
trickle
one of a kind, unequated, unusual, found only in a given class, place, or situation
unique
ordinary, humdrum, dull, routine, without variation
hurtle
able to read or write
showing an excellent educational background
having a knowledge or training
literate
an advance indication, sample,
warning
foretaste
mixed, of different kinds
miscellaneous
endless, so long as to seem endless
interminable
to burn slightly
a burn at the ends or edges
singe
a brief summary, ashort written account of one 's education, working experience, or qualifications of a job
reume
thoroughly
absolute, complete, frank, blunt
downright
to persuade not to do something
dissuade
a family of young animals, especially birds, any group having the same nature and origin

to think over in a worried, unhappy way
brood
to suggest, hint slyly, to edge into something indirectly
insinuate
vertical, straight, good, honest
in a vertical position
upright
filled with resentment or anger over something unjust, unwrthy, or mean
indignant
to establish the truth or accuracy of
confirm
verify
the killing of one person by another
HOMICIDE
to drive or urge on
something used to drive or urge on
goad
to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant, to supply food or service
cater
a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business
entrepreneur
to get down from
step down from
to come down from the air
land
alight
to break up
disturb
disrupt
a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains the position or power for some time
dynasty
to apply oil, or grease, to make smooth, slippery or easier to use
lubricate
to ask questions, examine by questioning
interrogate
ready for use, at hand
available
to begin to grow, come into being
germinate
risk, peril, to expose to danger or harm, to gamble
hazard
near
next to
adjoining
adjacent
to pay back, give a reward, a payment for loss, service, or injury
recompense
a pause in fighting, temporary peace
truce
a piece of burning wood, a troublemaker, an extremely energetic or emotional person
firebrand
not productive
bare
barren