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exonerate v. To relieve or vindicate from a
compression n. Constraint, as by force or authority.
protective adj. Sheltering.
thesis n. An essay or treatise on a particular subject.
resistless adj. Powerless.
plea n. An argument to obtain some desired action.
conjugation n. The state or condition of being joined together.
protrusion n. The act of protruding.
heretic n. One who holds opinions contrary to the recognized stand
analogous adj. Corresponding (to some other) in certain respects, as in form, proportion, relation
incoherent adj. Not logically coordinated, as to parts, elements, or details.
energetic adj. Working vigorously.
influx n. Infusion.
veracious adj. Habitually disposed to speak the truth.
panoply n. A full set of armor.
luscious adj. Rich, sweet, and delicious.
close-hauled adj. Having the sails set for sailing as close to the wind as possible.
condense v. To abridge.
diplomatic adj. Characterized by special tact in negotiations.
repartee n. A ready, witty, or apt reply.
implicate v. To show or prove to be involved in or concerned
archaeology n. The branch of anthropology concerned with the systematic investigation of the relics of
juridical adj. Assumed by law to exist.
angular adj. Sharp-cornered.
prudery n. An undue display of modesty or delicacy.
bass adj. Low in tone or compass.
rabid adj. Affected with rabies or hydrophobia.
gamble v. To risk money or other possession on an event, chance, or contingency.
provocation n. An action or mode of cond
forfend v. To ward off.
neo-Darwinsim n. Darwinism as modified and extended by more re
botanical adj. Connected with the study or cultivation of plants.
massacre n. The unnecessary and indiscriminate killing of human beings.
foresight n. Provision against harm or need.
anemic adj. Affected with anemia.
fulminate v. To cause to explode.
bauble n. A trinket.
delineate v. To represent by sketch or diagram.
clarion n. A small shrill trumpet or bugle.
lateral adj. Directed toward the side.
donor n. One who makes a donation or present.
nude adj. Naked.
seminar n. Any assemblage of pupils for real research in some specific study under a teacher.
quackery n. Charlatanry
mouthful n. As much as can be or is usually put into the or exercise.
landmark n. A familiar object in the landscape serving as a guide to an area otherwise easily
entrails n. pl. The internal parts of an animal.
protuberate v. To swell or bulge beyond the surrounding surface.
physiognomy n. The external appearance merely.
mountaineer n. One who travels among or climbs mountains for pleasure or exercise.
minion n. A servile favorite.
coalition n. Combination in a body or mass.
pavilion n. An open structure for temporary shelter.
belligerent adj. Manifesting a warlike spirit.
creed n. A formal summary of fundamental points of religious belief.
impropriety n. The state or quality of being unfit, unseemly, or inappropriate.
corroboration n. Confirmation.
absorption n. The act or process of absorbing.
sedition n. Conduct directed against public order and the tranquillity of the state.
vociferance n. The quality of making a clamor.
furbish v. To restore brightness or beauty to.
inexperience n. Lack of or deficiency in experience.
benevolent adj. Loving others and actively desirous of their well-being.
unwieldy adj. Moved or managed with difficulty, as from great size or awkward shape.
sentence n. A related group of words containing a subject and a predicate and expressing a co
extempore adv. Without studied or special preparation.
utmost n. The greatest possible extent.
grief n. Sorrow.
jurisprudence n. The science of rights in accordance with positive law.
intestate adj. Not having made a valid will.
physiocracy n. The doctrine that land and its products are the only true wealth.
caucus n. A pri
extensible adj. Capable of being thrust out.
intangible adj. Not perceptible to the touch.
proficient adj. Possessing ample and ready knowledge or of skill in any
stationary adj. Not moving.
residue n. A remainder or s
knight errant n. One of the wandering knights who in the middle ages went forth in search of a
mordacious adj. Biting or giving to biting.
hindrance n. An obstacle.
betroth v. To engage to marry.
protuberance n. Something that swells out from a surrounding surface.
benefit n. Helpful result.
criterion n. A standard by which to determine the correctness of a judgment or conclusion.
wield v. To use, control, or manage, as a weapon, or instrument, especially with full command.
massacre n. The unnecessary and indiscrimin
idiom n. A use of words peculiar to a particular language.
abidance n. An abiding.
herbivorous adj. Feeding on herbs or other vegetable ma
hexagon n. A figure with six angles.
galvanism n. Current electricity, especially that arising from chemical action.
submittal n. The act of submitting.
licit adj. Lawful.
extricate v. Disentangle.
prolong v. To extend in time or duration.
petulance n. The character or condition of being impatient, capricious or petulant.
plural adj. Containing or consisting of more than one.
pontiff n. The Pope.
bodice n. A women's ornam
delectation n. Delight.


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