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adjoining; next to

alongside; nearby; neighboring; next to

adj.
adjacent
step down from; to land

dismount; descend; land; touch down

verb
alight
not productive
arid; desolate; unfertile

adj.
barren
to break up or disturb
upset; displace; disorder
disrupt
a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position of power for some time

ruling power; regime
noun
dynasty
an advance indication , sample , or warning

preview; anticipation

noun
foretaste
to begin to grow, to come into being

sprout; shoot up; grow
verb
germinate
ordinary, dull, routine

uneventful; boring; monotonous

adj
humdrum
to rush violently; dash headlong; to fling forcefully

speed; fly; catapult; race;fling
verb
hurtle
to suggest or hint slyly; to edge into something indirectly

imply

verb
insinuate
endless, so long that it seems endless

never-ending; ceaseless

adj
interminable
to pay back; to give a reward (verb)
a payment for a loss (noun)

repay (verb)
compensation (noun)
recompense
to ask questions; examine by questioning

question; query

verb
interrogate
to repair, restore to good condition, make new again

repair; fix up; recondition

verb
renovate
a brief summary; a short written account of one's education, work experience or job qualifications

job history
noun
resume
silent or brooding because of bad mood, anger or resentment

grumpy; surly

adj
sullen
to flow or fall by drops or in a small stream (verb)

a small irregular quantity of anything

dribble, drizzle (verb)
small amount (noun)
trickle
not important, minor; ordinary, commonplace

insignificant, petty

adj
trivial
a pause in fighting, temporary peace

cease-fire

noun
truce
evil, bad; spiteful; having bad habits or an ugly disposition

wicked, savage

adj
vicious