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fortnight
two weeks
millenium
a period of 1,000 years
nonagenarian
a person whose age is in the 90s
octogenarian
a person whose age is in the 80s
pentagon
a polygon of 5 angles or sides
plurality
the victor's margin over the runner-up when no candodate has the majority of votes
quadrennial
consisting of or lasting for four years
quadruped
an animal having four feet
score
20 years
septuagenarian
a 70 yr. old person
sesquicentennial
150 years or anniversery
sexagenarian
60 + years old person
tercentennial
every 300 years
tithe
10% of anything usually having to do with church or tax
treble
to triple
triumvirate
a ruling body of three

syn. troika
bagatelle
sonething of little value or importance
exacerbate
make more severe or violent
forbearance
self control/ patience
garruous
talkative

syn. loquatious
moment
importance or consequence
penchant
a strong likeness

syn. fondness, liking
reconcile
make friendly again
to settle or adjust
refractory
hard to control
resisting authority

syn. unruling, obsitinent
slatternly
dirty, untidy, slovenly
transitory
lasting a short time only

syn. temporary; short-lived
venial
forgivable, pardonable, excusable
veracity
truthfulness, honesty
dichotomy
a division in 2 or split
fathom
measure of 6 feet of water