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lax
(adj.) 1: not strict; careless; lenient. 2: loose; not firm or rigid; slack; not tight; relaxed. (1)
gratifying
(adj.) satisfying (3)
wan
(adj.) 1: pal, sickly-colored. 2: weak; sickly. (1)
delirious
(adj.) 1: being in a state of excitement and restlessness caused by high fever or insanity; raving. 2: widly excited. (3)
capital
(adj.) 1: punishable by death. 2: most important; chief. 3: very fine n. 1: money or property to invest. 2. the city or town where the government is located. 3: the top part of a column (1)
monastic
(adj.) of or relating to monasteries, monks or nuns. (3)
unruly
(adj.) hard to control, manage or keep in order; not obedient or orderly. (1)
enlarge
(v.) to make or become larger. TO ENLARGE UPON (v.) to explain more fully. ENLARGEMENT (n.) expansion. (3)
expel
(v.) 1: to drive or throw out with force. 2: to send away or make leave as punishment (1)
monastery
(n.) a place where a group of monks live. (3)
magnate
(n.) a very important or powerful person, especially a person prominet in managing a business or industry. (1)
council
(n.) 1: a group of people who plan or decide something. 2: a group of people elected to make the laws for a city or town. (3)
propagate
(v.) 1: to increase by producing offspring. 2: to spread from one person or place to another. (3)
merit
(n.) good quality or qualities; worth; goodness. v. to be worthy of; to deserve (1).
myth
(n.) 1: an old story handed down through the years, usually meant to explain how something came to be. 2: any imaginary person or thing. (2)
establish
(v.) 1: to set up ; to settle 2: to show to be true; to prove. ____________ - adj. proven (1)
taunt
(v.) to tease. (n.) a scornful remark. (3).
antic
(adj.)odd; funny; ridiculous n. a playful or silly trick or act; a prank (1)
crave
(v.) 1: to long for; to want or desire very much. 2: to beg for. (3)
heed
(v.) to pay attention to n. careful attention (1)
propagation
(n.) the act of increasing or spreading something. (3)
clot
(n.) a lump formed when matter in a liquid hardens v. to form lumps or clots (1)
continually
(adv.) 1: happening over and over again; frequently 2: going on repeatedly. (2)
apparent
(adj.) 1: easily seen; clear; obvious 2: appearing real or actual, but perhaps falsely so; seeming (1)
oath
(n.) 1: a serious promise to speak the truth. 2: a curse or swearword. (3)
mythical
(adj.) not real; imaginary. (2)
unwieldy
(adj.) hard to handle; clumsy. (3)
assault
(n) 1: a sudden, forceful attack. 2: a direct threat of violence. (v) to make an attack. (2)
fretwork
(n.) a design of short bars or lines fitted together. (2)
coax
(v.) to keep urging in a gentle way; to influence or persuade by gentle urging, caressing or flattering. (2)
tusk
(n.) a long extending tooth, usually one of a pair in elephants, walruses or similar animals. (2)
aware
(adj.) having knowledge or understanding; informed. (2)
excess
(n.) 1: more than is needed or proper; too much; an oversupply. 2: the amount that is larger or more than is needed. (adj.) more than is needed; extra. (2)
cell
(n.) 1: a small room in a monastery or prison. 2: the basic unit of living matter. 3: a device for making electricity by chemical action. (3)
eternal
(adj.) 1: lasting forever. 2: seeming to have no end. 3: always the same (2)
anecdote
(n) a short, interesting or amusing story. (2)
erect
(adj.) straight up; upright (v.) 1: to put up or together; to build; to construct. 2: to set in a upright position. (2)
aware
(adj.) having knowledge or understanding; informed. (2)
gratify
(v.) 1: to please or satisfy. 2: to give in to; to indulge. (3)
mane
(n.) the long hair growing along the neck of a horse, lion or similar animal. (2)
blithe
(adj.) gay; carefree; cheerful. (3)
jeer
(v.) to poke fun at in a rude way. (2)
apt
(adj.) 1: likely or almost certain. 2: suited to fitting; appropriate. 3: quick to learn or understand; clever. (3)
excessive
(adj.) too much; extreme. (2)
fret
(v.) 1: to become worried or annoyed. 2: to wear away by gnawing or rubbing. (n.) 1: annoyance or worry. 2: a ridge fixed across the fingerboard of a guitar or similar instrument. (2)