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Idly

Without any particular purpose.



-We just sit idly by, hoping for it to pass on its own

Replenish

Fill (something) up again.



-People are using the world’s resources faster than it can replenish them.

Pent up

Pent-up feelings are not allowed to be expressed or released



How can I release pent-up emotions?

Migraine

Do you suffer from migraines?

Every case is considered on its merits

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I vomit idea

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I will bow to no one

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Attest

I attest on that

Wean

She will wean her infant

Dissect

To cut open something, especially a dead body or a plant, and study its structure:In biology classes we used to dissect rats.

obituary

a notice, esp. in a newspaper, of a person’s death, usually with details about his or her life

Altercation

a loud argument or disagreement:I had an altercation with the manger

Quench

When it's hot, it's best to quench your thirst with water.​The flames were quenched by heavy rain.​Her thirst for knowledge will never be quenched.


phlegm

Cough out phlegm

Coterie

​a small group of people with shared interests, often one that does not want other people to join them:a coterie of writers

Lofty goal

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Defile

to spoil something or someone so that that thing or person is less beautiful or pure:


The soldiers deliberately defiled all the holy places

Can be fleeting (fleeting moment)

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Sight to behold

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a festering sore

there is a lot of festering under the surface that may not be apparent at first glance

Desensitize

Seeing too much violence on television can desensitize people to it.

Made as a placebo

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crippling injury

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punnet of strawberries

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Wonky teeth

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torrential rain

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