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to be suitalbe or relevant;use practically;put on
apply
The same rule does not apply to every situation.
non stop;unending
ceaselessly
The doctor worked ceaselessly to win recongition for the new vaccine.
imaginary;unreal
fanciful
C. S. Lewis describes fanciful beasts in his series of books called THe chronicles of Narnia.
an imaginary story;a dream
fantasy
Reading a fantasy is my favoriteway to escape the real world.
widly excited;frantic
frenzied
Fire drills are designed to prevent a frenzied rush to the exits in an actual emergency.
to rule;regulate or control
govern
Parents govern their children until their children are old enough to govern themselves
useless;inactive;to be or make inactive
idle
If Mom sees that you are idle, she'll give you work to do.
clear;sensible reasoning
logic
Is there a logic in what Tereance is saying?
to lie hidden;move secretively
lurk
Atiger will lurk in the grass untill its prey comes close enough for attack.
imaginary;existing only in myths or unreal stories
mythical
Cetaurs are mythical creatures that are half-human and half-horse.
dis tinctively;strangly
peculiarly
This room has a peculiarly familar smell.
to balance;suspend;self-assurance
poise
The ballrina could poise herself on her toes and seem to twirl in midair.
to recover;get back again
regain
Felicity seemed to regain her health quickly after having the flu.
to show
reveal
People are sometimes afiard to reveal their emotions.
condition;circumstance;location
situation
The patient's situation could get worse befofre it gets better.
to stop or remove temporarily;hang freely;except at thhe point of support
suspend
The city is going to suspend Sunday bus service for two months.
identifying feature;characteristic
trait
connection;change from one state or place to anotherform
transition
for some students the transition from junior high school to high school is difficult.
unclearly;indistinctly
vaguely
The witeness vaguely recalled seeing a man in the ally the nightr of the robbery.
a place for scientific research and experimentation
laboratory
The laboratory needs additional microscope.