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