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