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assurance
a pledge; freedom from doubt, self-confidence
asylum
an institution for the care of children, elderly people, etc.; a place of safety
console
to comfort; 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; disrespectful, saucy
immunity
resistance to disease; freedom from some charge or obligation
institute
to establish, set up; an organization for the promotion of learning
liability
a debt; something disadvantageous
preposterous
ridiculous, senseless
pugnacious
quarrelsome, fond of fighting
rabid
furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme; mad; infected with rabies
realm
a kingdom; a region or field of study
rejuvenate
to make young again; to make like new
remunerate
to reward, pay, reimburse
sparse
meager, scant; scattered
sterling
genuine, excellent; made of silver of standard fineness
venture
a risky or daring undertaking; to expose to danger; to dare
warp
to twist out of shape; an abnormality