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Ohm
the amount of resistance overcome by one volt
Bliss
a state of extreme happiness
Blunder
to move clumsily or blindly; a serious mistake caused by confusion
Render
to give, submit, present
Conceal
prevent from being seen
Reseed
maintain, supply with necessities; support
Hasty
fast; easily angered and irritable
Dilute
to lessen the amount by adding liquid
Confine
limit, keep within bounds, restrict; imprison, shut in
Vanquish
to defeat or conquer; overcome
Subdue
vanquish; to quiet or bring under control
Acclimate
to adapt to a new environment or situation
Prattle
to talk or chatter meaninglessly; babble
Picket
a pointed stake in the ground supporting a fence or to mark an area
Idle
not employed or busy; inactive
Marauder
a raider; a wanderer looking for treasures
Moderate
within the resonable limits; medium or average
Gawky
lacking grace in movement
Peevish
complaining, ill-tempered, discontent
Heedles
careless, not paying attention to, unmindful
Hamper
to prevent free movement or action
Hasten
to speed up, accelerate
Tenacious
holding together firmly
Impair
to cause to diminish as in strength, value, or quality
Hawser
a cable or rope used to towing a ship
Carcass
dead body of an animal or human
Waver
to move unsteadily back and forth
Vivacious
full of animation and spirit
Intermission
the state of being suspended temporarily
Cabaret
a nightclub; a performance platform
Dispute
likely to argue; to/a debate
Pensive
deeply, dreamily, gloomily thoughtful
Passive
lacking energy or will
Console
to comfort
Thwart
to prevent; to oppose and defeat
Agitated
upset
Jubilant
joyful
Cleave
to split, tear
Disdain
to hate; to treat with a proud attitude
Lament
to mourn; express grief
Placid
undisturbed and quiet; calm
Primitive
primary; basic
Surpass
to be beyond the limit; excel
Condemn
to express strong disapproval
Obstruct
to block, prevent
Curb
border or frame; to restrain
Gratis
without charge; cost nothing
Solace
comfort in sorrow, misfortune
Curt
rudely brief or abrubt
Adage
a saying that sets forth a general truth
Digress
to turn aside, especially from the main subject in writing
Corsair
a pirate
Laud
to give praise; glorify
Prelate
a high-ranking member; bishop
Constituent
part of a whole; empowered to elect
Clergyman
a man who's part of the people for a religious service
Arbitrator
a judge
Slack
moving slowly
Chastice
to punish
Prevaricate
to lie
Receptacle
a container that holds items or matter
Robust
healthy
Wholesale
sale of goods in large quantities
Wary
onguard; watchful
Ghastly
terrifying
Haphazard
randomly
Fathom
to comprehend
Dandy
a man who's concerned about appearance; something good
Concur
to agree or be in the same meaning; cooperate
Flurry
a sudden stir mass; light snow fall
Bluff
to impress by false confidence; to mislead
Eminent
of high-rank; outstanding
Beseech
beg; ask for, request
Desolate
deserted or barren; lifeless
Hinder
be in the way of; to delay
Feign
to give flase appearance; to pretend
Delegate
a represenative
Quell
to put down
Persecute
to suffer, to annoy
Modify
to change; alter
Ignorant
lacking education or knowledge
Statute
a law
Defer
to postpone; to put off
Disposition
usual mood, final settlement
Chary
very cautious
Avarice
great desire for wealth; cupidity
Pugnacious
eager to fight; hostile or aggressive
Pertinent
relevant
Dogged
stubbornly adhering to attitude, opinion
Tantalize
to excite by showing something desirable but out of reach
Conscientious
guided by conscience
Nostalgia
a bittersweet longing for things, person, or situation in the past; homesickness
Overt
open and observable
Insolent
arrogant
Perserverance
adhering to a belief
Suave
smoothly agreeable
Consign
to entrust in someone's care; assign; commit
Rout
a flight after defeat; a gathering
Stupefy
daze, amaze, astonish
obstinate
stubbornly adhering to attitude/opinion; difficult to manage
Pert
trim, stylish; vivacious
Obsolete
no longer in use or in style
Lithe
bent; effortless grace
Assail
to attack verbly or physically; assault
Allay
to relieve; to calm or pacify
Gala
a festive occasion
Freebooter
a pirate; a person who robs goods by force
Tepid
luckewar; moderately warm
Luckewarm
tepid; moderately warm
Synthetic
relating or involving combing things into a whole
Brigadier
general officer below major general
Rapture
ecstacy; carried away by overwhelming emotion
Brigand
a gangster; a robber
Garb
a distinctive style; outward appearance
Queer
strange; abnormal
Colt
a baby horse
Rally
an assemble
Valor
courage and boldness
Treacherous
not dependable or trustworthy; faithless
Grudging
reluctant, unwilling
Vain
fruitless
Valiant
brave; extremely proud
Conceited
characterized by high opinion of oneself; vain
Oratory
the art of public speaking
Eloquence
persuasive
Relish
an appetite for something
Multilate
to deprive of a limb or an essential part; to disfigure or cripple
Inmate
one of several resident in a dwelling
Egress
emergency
Shun
to keep away from; escape
Infraction
a violation
Inciting
to provoke and urge on
Submissive
willing to submit
Conveyance
the act of transporting
Dexterity
skill and grace in movement especially hands; cleaverness
Insolence
condition of being rude, disrespectul, arrogant
Fervid
burning; marked by great passion
Vigorous
strong, energetic; healthy
Wretched
miserable
Mere
nothing more than specified
Oxidize
to combine with oxygen
Unyielding
not bending; inflexible
Chafe
make sore warm, or wear away by rubbing
Reprove
to advise or caution
Obligatory
constrainingl binding
Inquisitive
eager for knowledge; curious
Admonish
to reprove gently but earnestly
Rebuke
to critize sharply
Bleak
offering little or no hope; gloom
Terace
paved outdoor area; adjoining a residence