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near, next to, adjoining
adjacent
to get down from, step down from; to come down from the air, land: lighted up
alight
not productive, bare
barren
to break up, disturb
disrupt
a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position or power for some time
dynasty
an advanced indication, sample, or warning
foretaste
to begin to grow, come into being
germinate
ordinary, dull, routine, without variation
humdrum
to rush violently, dash headlong: to fling or hurl forcefully
hurtle
to suggest or hint slyly; to edge into something to ask indirectly
insinuate
endless, so long as to seem endless
interminable
to ask questions, examine by questioning
interrogate
to pay back, give a reward; a payment for loss, service, or injury.
recompense
to repair, restore to good condition, make new again
renovate
a breif summary, a short written account on one's education, working experience, or qualifications for a job.
resume
silent or brooding because of ill humor, anger, or resentment, slow moving, sluggish
sullen
to flow or fall by drops or in a small stream; a small, irregular quantity of anything
trickle
not important, minor, ordinary, commonplace
trivial
a pause in fighting, temporary peace
truce
evil, bad, spiteful, having bad habits or an ugly disposition, painfully severe or extreme
vicious
ready for use, at hand
available
to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasent, to supply food and service
cater
usual, expected, routine
customary
to persuade not ot do something
dissuade
a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business
entrepreneur
a peice of burning wood, a trouble maker, and extremely energetice or emotional person
firebrand
risk. peril; to expose to danger or harm, to gamble
hazard
the killing of one person by another
homicide
a lack of interest or concern
indifference
filled with resentment or angerover something unjust, unworthy, or mean
indignant
absolutely necessary, not to be neglected
indispensible
to apply oil or grease, to make smooth, slippery or easy to use
lubricate
shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more
mutual
to throw a stream of things, to strike successively, to hurry
pelt
an easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths, a widespread evil, to annoy or bother
plague
balanced, suspended, calm, controlled, read for action
poised
a goverment in power, a form or system of rule or management, a period of rule
regime
to make slow, delay, hold back
retard
allowing light to pass through, easily recognized or understood, easily seen through or detected
transparent
wholly unharmed, not injured
unscathed
full of life, lively, alive
animated
a familyu of young animals, especially birds, any group having the same nature and origin; to think over in a worried, unhappy way
brood
to reach a high point of development, to end, climax
culminate
thoroughly, absolute, complete, frank, blunt
downright
a loafer, idler, a buzzing or humming sound, a remote-controle device, a male bee; to make a buzzing sound, to speak in a dull tone of voice
drone
to drive or urger onl something used to drive or urge on
goad
to give into a wish or a desire, give oneself upto
indulge
one of the materials in a mixture, recipe, or formula
ingredient
able to read and write, showing an excellent educational backround, having knowledge or training
literate
to come into veiw, to appear in exaggerated form; a machine for weaving
loom
the quality of giving off light, brightness, glitter, brilliance
luster
mixed, of different kinds
miscellaneous
a public speech for a formal occasion
oration
cross, complaining, irritable, contrary
peevish
to boil or foam, to be excited or disturbed
seethe
to burn slightly; a burn at the ends or edges
singe
one of a kind, unequaled, unusual, found only in a given class, place or situation
unique
vertical, straight, good, honest; in a vertical position
upright
to establish the truth or accuracy of, confirm
verify
to have a strong and earnest desire
yearn