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rancor
n. deep-seated bitterness
<rancor is the cause of all long tersm feuds.>
abstemious
adj. eating and drinking in moderation
<Some people go on abstemious diets to lose weight.>
disseminate
v. scatter or spread like seeds
<Recently, wildfires in Greece disseminated.>
impeccable
adj. without flaw, flawless, perfect
<with impecable timing as usual, george made it to class a second before the bell rang>
liaison
noun. communication between groups or units, a close relationship
<The liason ran on the battle field saying messages back and forth.>
raze
v. demolish, tear down
<The old building was razed after having its left wall collapse>
preclude
v. prevent, make impossible.
<to avoid a disater one will do anything to preclude it>
omnivorous
adj. taking in everything.
<anything said and done, jimmy ominvorous remembers>
accolade
n. reward for merit, praise, approval.
<after working to help the world imrpove, one hope to accquire the Nobel Peace Prize, the highest accolade.>
caustic
adj. Stinging, biting, cutting
<animals that are caustic never make good house pets because of how they make others feel.>