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n forensic	suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in le
pastoral rural; of rural
thematic of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
n peon landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
n flay strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
hostility unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
n scad a great quantity; Ex. scads of clothes
s ego one's opinion of oneself; self-esteem
ordeal severe tri
consolidation unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
n expansive (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
implicit understood but not stated; implied; unquestioni
n bleak cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; d
n livid lead-colored; black and bl
n raspy making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
alloy mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in valu
s smear spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
indeterminate uncer
heedless not noticing; disregarding
n quixotic idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
s hide skin
s makeshift temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
s creep move
convene come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
s apparent evident; easily
propagate increase in number by producing young
off
impotent weak; ineffective; lacking in phys
compliant readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yie
n captious faultfinding; too critical
n felicitous (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well
n junta group of persons joined in political intrigue
ravage devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. cr
n doddering shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
conventional ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
catechism book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. cat
s polar of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
n abash embarrass
s genus division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
expedite hasten; make go faster
consonance harmony; agreement
idespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to d
n relic surviving remnant (from an extinct culture); memento; keepsake; relics: cor
n dregs sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
s dowse use a divining rod to search f
n lien legal claim or right on a property
s compassion sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
immutable unchangeable
adherent supporter; follower
s pretension pretentious
d\'ebris rubble; wreckage; scattered remains of something broken or destroyed
n shrew scolding woman; very small mouselike animal
s righteous morally upright; just
s postmortem autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
allude refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
carnivorous meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
s waver move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering betwee
parasite animal or plant
inement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian:
n memento token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. m
s rickety (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
tender offer formally; extend; Ex. tender one's resignation/the exact fare; N: formal offer; money;
n bifurcated divided into two branches; forked
s jug pitcher; container for holding liquids
connivance pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a w
s dysentery inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
ostensible apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. o
n smolder smoulder; burn slowly without
n earthy unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
alliteration repetition of beginning sound in poetry
n contraband illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
s or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain stat
proxy authorized agent; authority to act for another
n vacuous empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacu
practicable feasible
warr
ovation change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new);
s wag shake repeatedly from side to side; Ex. The dog wagged its tail; N: humorous person;
n hovel shack; small wretched house
n invidious designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious compa
polyglot speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot pers
pacify soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; b
n flail beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or sla
s constitution constituting; system of laws; com
fallible liable to err
s carefree free from worries; having no problems
emissary agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
alimentary supplying nourishment
n smattering slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smatteri
n relish enjoy; savor; N: enjoyme
n reciprocate do or give something in return; repay in kind; gi
grandiose affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerat
enumerate list; mention one by one
trigger set off; start
n petulant touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
transition going from one state of action to
s requisition formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
n ultimatum last demand; last warning; last statement of conditi
n unwitting not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult;
n vernacular living language (as


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