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A person who has invested person wealth in buisness
capitalist
A very wealthy person
capitalist
surrender; eding resistance
capitulation
to cut off the head
decapitate
A very steep or vertical face of a cliff pr rock
precipice
The edge of a very dangerous situation
precipice
To throw down from a great height
precipitate
To make happen quickly or suddenly
precipitate
The restatement of a main idea
recapitulation
A summery or concise review
recapitulation
Pertaining to the brain
cerebral
Intellectual
cerebral
The action of thinking, thought
cerebration
To mar or spoil the appearence or surface of something
deface
To wipe out; to obliterate, Also to make less clear
efface
To make oneself inconspicuous
efface
The face or a building or the front of anything; a false front
facade
One of the many sides of a cut stone or jewl
facet
One aspect of a situation
facet
To insult intentionally; to offend or embarress
affront
An insult or offensive act
affront
To stand directly in front of
Confront
To face defiance or hosility
confront
Flippant or insulting boldness ; audacity
Effrontery
Disdainful; haughty or aloof
supercilious
Relentless;unyeilding
inexorable
A shrine where the ancient Greeks consulted one of their gods for adivice or prophecy
oracle
A person who transmits prophecy from a diety, or a prophecy made at a shrine
oracle
A person or thing regarded as able o give wise guideance
oracle
An address or formal speech given on a special occasion
oration
A mouth, vent or opening
orifice
To kiss
osculate
A cut or notch
indentation
A written contract between two parties
indenture
An agreemtn binding the apprentice to work for a master
indenture
To bind by written contract
indenture
A long three-pronged fork or weapon
trident
A specialist who corrects irregulary posistioned teeth
orthodontist
A deep, narrow passage with rocly sides, enclosed between mountains
gorge
Gluttonous eating
gorge
A feeling of nausea (used with rise)
gorge
To eat greedily
gorge
To fill full, to stuff
gorge
To expel from the throat or stomach, to vomit
disgorge
To discharge violently
disgorge
Oh immense size; gigantic
garggantuan
A grotesque carved human or animal figure, espically one used as a rainspout carrying water clear of a wall
gargoyle
To cause to pour back or cast up partially digested food, to vomit
regurgitate
To rush or surge back
regurgitate