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AMBITIOUS

AMBITIOUS

adj - full of a strong desire to succeed or achieve something; eager.




The ambitious politician was determined to become president.

PONDERING

PONDERING

verb - weighing something in the mind; considering or thinking carefully.




A traveler stood at the crossroads, pondering which way to go.

DISLODGING

DISLODGING

verb - moving or forcing out of a place or position.




Dislodging the boulder that blocked the mouth of the tunnel was a job that called for dynamite.

HEED

HEED

verb - pay careful attention to.




It is helpful to heed the advice of people who have more experience than we do.

EXCAVATORS

EXCAVATORS

noun - people who uncover something by digging.




Excavators burrowed through the ruins of the ancient palace in search of lost treasure.