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