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abundant
(adj.) large or more than enough; plentiful

"There was an ______ amount of food at the restaurant."
barrier
(n.) something that blocks or bars movement or passage

"The mountains acted as a _____ to the wind."
conceive
(v.) to start something; to think up or begin to understand

"I began to _____ a plan on how to get all my work done."
formal
(adj.) following strict rules or customs; requiring fancy clothes and fine manners

"The club members were required to follow a _____ dress code."
inquire
(v.) to ask about

"The detective has begun to _____ about the crime."
penalize
(v.) to punish

"Our teacher will _____ us for talking out of turn."
picturesque
(adj.) charming, quaint

"The little town is _____."
predator
(n.) one that destroys or devours others; an animal that stalks and eats other animals

"Snakes are _____ of mice and other rodents."
privelege
(n.) a special right, benefit, or permission

"The players who arrived first got the _____ of choosing the nicest uniforms."
slumber
(v.) to sleep lightly

"The baby will _____ for a while after lunch."

(n.) a sleep or light sleep

"The cat lay in a _____ for most of the afternoon."
advantage
(n.) something that puts someone in a better position

"The advantage of sitting up front is being able to see the movie better."
ambition
(n.) a strong desire for importance or success

"My _____ is to be an excellent artist."
defiant
(adj.) showing strong resistance; willing to challenge or confront

"The _____ team member refused to listen to the coach."
fearsome
(adj.) frightening or alarming

"That horror movie was quite _____."
imply
(v.) to suggest something without saying it directly

"Their kind remarks _____ that they want me to join in."
merit
(n.) a quality that deserves praise

"The chief _____ of the book is its surprise ending."

(v.) to be worthy of, deserve

"We _____ good grades for our hard work."
negotiate
(v.) to discuss in order to arrive at an agreement

"Professional athletes usually have agents who _____ their contracts."
purify
(v.) to make clean and free of dirt or pollutants

"We need to _____ the dirty water so we can drink it."
revoke
(v.) to cancel by withdrawing or reversing

"The judge decided to _____ his license."
wretched
(adj.) very unhappy or unfortunate, miserable; very poor in quality

"We felt _____ about the terrible accident."