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assurance
(e shur' ens)
a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum
(e si' lem)
an institution for the care of children, elderly people, etc.; a place of safety
console
(ken sol'; kan' sol)
to comfort; the keyboard of an organ; a control panel for an electrical or mechanical device
dilate
(di' lat)
to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
dross
(dros)
refuse, waste products
dwindle
(dwin' del)
to lessen, diminish
flippant
(flip' ent)
lacking in seriousness; disrespectful, saucy
immunity
(i myu' ne te)
resistance to disease; freedom from some charge or obligation
institute
(in' ste tut)
to establish, set up; an organization for the promotion learning
liability
(li e bil' e te)
a debt; something disadvantageous
preposterous
(pre pas' ter es)
ridiculous, senseless
pugnacious
(peg na' shes)
quarrelsome, fond of fighting
rabid
(rab' id)
furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme; mad; infected with rabies
realm
(relm)
a kingdom; a region or field of study
rejuvenate
(ri ju' ve nat)
to make young again; to make like new
remunerate
(ri myu' ne rat)
to reward, pay, reimburse
sparse
(spars)
meager, scant; scattered
sterling
(ster' lin)
genuine, excellent; made of silver of standard fineness
venture
(ven' cher)
a risky or daring undertaking; to expose to danger; to dare
warp
(worp)
to twist out of shape; an abnormality