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assurance
n. a pledge; freedom from doubt, self confidence
asylum
n. an institution for the care of children and elderly people. a place of safety
console
v. to comfort
n. keyboard of an organ, control panel for an electrical or mechanical devise
dilate
v. to make or become larger or wider, to expand upon
dross
n. refuse, waste products
dwindle
v. to lessen, diminish
flippant
adj. lacking in seriousness; disrespectful, saucy
immunity
n. resistance to disease, freedom from some charge or obligation
institute
v. to extablish, set up
n. an orginization for the promotion of learning
liability
n. a debt, something disadvantageous
preposterous
adj. ridiculous, senseless
pugnacious
adj. quarrelsome, fond of fighting
rabid
adj. furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme; mad; infected with rabies
realm
n. a kingdom, a region or field of study
rejuvenate
v. to make young again; to make new life
remunerate
v. to reward, pay, reimberse
sparse
adj. meager, scant, scattered
sterling
adj. genuine, excellent, made of silver of standard fineness
venture
n. a risky or daring undertaking
v. to expose to danger, to dare
warp
v. to twist out of shape
n. an abnormality