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dictionary
A book containing an alphabetical list of words with information given for each word. Such information includes meaning, pronunciation, etymology, usage, and synonyms.
appendix
A section at the end of a book contaiing additional information, tables, etc.
dependable
Reliable.
contradict
1. To assert or express the opposite of (a statement). 2. To declare to be untrue.
expense
The cost involved in some activity; a price.
pendulum
1. A mass hung by a relatively light cord so that it is able to swing freely. 2. An apparatus of this kind used to regulate the action of some device, especially a clock.
prediction
1. The act of foretelling, or telling in advance. 2. Something that is predicted.
suspense
Anxious uncertainty about what will happen.
compensation
Something given as payment or amends, as for work, loss, or injury.
dictation
1. The act of dictating material to another to be written down. 2. The material dictated.
suspend
To cause to hang down from a pace of attachment.
diction
1. The choice and use of words in speaking or writing. 2. Distinctness of speech; clarity of pronunciation.
dictator
A ruler who has complete authority and unlimited power over the government of a country, especially a tyrant.
verdict
The decision reached by a jury at the end of a trial.
impending
To be about to take place; loom.
dispense
1. To deal out or distribute in parts or portions. 2. To prepare and give out.
predicament
A difficult or embarrassing situation.
pension
A sum of money paid regularly as a retirement benefit.
pendant
A hanging ornament, as one worn dangling from a necklace or from the ear.
penthouse
An apartment or dwelling, usually with a terrace, located on the roof of a building.
pensive
Showing or engaged in deep, often melancholy, thought.
indictment
A written statement, drawn up by the prosecuting attorney, listing the charges against an accused person.
jurisdiction
The authority to interpret and apply the law.
appendage
Any part or organ of the body that hangs or projects from another part.
valedictorian
In some schools and colleges, the student ranking highest in the graduating class, who delivers the farewell address at commencement.