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spurn
thrust aside with disdain; reject
supersede
force out of use; replace
insomnia; insomniac
inability to sleep; person suffering from insomnia
prodigious; prodigy
extraordinary in amount or size; person of extraordinary talent or ability
lapse (n), lapse (v)
slip or error, interval; cease being in force, become invalid
probe; prober
investigation; investigator
nettlesome
causing annoyance or vexation
wager
risk; bet
despise; despicable
look down on with contempt; worthy of contempt
exotic
introduced from another country; strikingly unusual
indolent; indolence
disposed to avoid exertion; idleness or lazy
reticent; reticence
inclined to be silent or secretive; restraint in communicating
scrutinize; scrutiny
inspect
wane
decrease in power or size; dwindle
complex; complexity
complicated; intricacy
rejuvenate
make young or youthful again
noncarcinogenic
not producing, or tending to produce, cancer
conserve; conservation; conservationist
keep from waste; save; preservation from loss or injury or waste; one who advocates conservation of natural resources.
folly
lack of good sense; foolish action or undertaking
harmony; harmonious
peacable or friendly relations; tranquillity
scuffle (v), scuffle(n)
wrestle; grapple; brawl
abhorrent; abhor
utterly opposed; loathsome; loathe; hate
snub (n); snub (v)
insult; treat with disdain or contempt
oblivious
forgetful; unmindful
indemnify
compensate for loss , damage or injury
gullibale; gull
easily decieved or cheated; decieve
detriment; detrimental
injury, damage, or something that causes it; disadvantage; harmful or damaging
intact
untouched by anything that damages or diminishes
expertise
specialized skill; expertness
raze
destroy utterly by tearing down
exaggerate; exaggeration
overstatement
tractable; tractibility
easily led, taught or controlled; obedience
detonate; detonation
explode with suddenness; explosion
cinema; cinematography
movies; art of making motion pictures
Occident; Occidental
countries of America and Europe; Western
unwittingly
unintentionally
haggle
dispute or aruge over a price in a petty way
render; rendering
deliver (as a verdict); interpretation, presentation
surveillance
close watch over a person, group, or area
retort(v); retort (n)
answer or reply sharply; quick, witty reply
parsimonious; parsimony
stingy; stinginess
peruse; perusal
read; study
admonish; admonition
reprove gently but seriously; gentle warning
decade
period of ten years
subvert; subversion
overturn or overthrow from the foundation; sabotage
hamper
impede
acquit; acquittal
relieve from accusation; discharge
consign; consignee
give or deliver; person to whom something is shipped
gall (v), gall(n)
make sore or annoy; boldness or nerve
formerly; former
in an earlier period; previous or preceding
salutary
favorable to health
excruciating
causing great pain or anguish
impediment; impede
something that hinders or obstructs; interfere with or slow progress of
baffle; baffling
bewilder; frustrate
ebulliant; ebullience
exuberant; overflowing with enthusiasm
retire
withdraw from activy duty or go to bed
ignore; ignoramus
refuse to take notice of; diregard; ignorant or stupid person
stipend
fixed pay for services; salary
immerse; immersion
plunge or place into a liquid; engross
ephemeral
short-lived; fleeting
repast
food for one occasion of eating; meal
forbearance
abstaining; patient
finicky
excessively concerned with trifles or details; particular
confine; confinement
shut up; imprison
exhort; exhortation
advise strongly; urgent recommendation ro advice
ameliorate; amelioration
become better; make better; improve
sweltering; swelter
oppresively hot or torrid.
score
group or set of twenty
inane; inanity
pointless; silly; shallowness
invalid (adj); invalidate; invalid (n)
not valid; having no force or effect; abolish or annul; sickly or disabled person
suture
strand or fiber used to sew parts of the living body
unruffled
calm; cool
zany (adj); zany (n)
mildly insane or crazy; clown or buffoon
withdraw; withdrawal
take back or remove, retreat; departure
unwieldy; unwieldiness
bulky; hard to manage
ambrosial
extremely pleasing to taste or smell
effrontery
shameless boldness; gall
residue; residual
remaining after a part is used or taken
tepid; tepidly
moderately warm; unenthusiastically
replenish
refill, full