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  • 1.
    • to reduce
    • lessen
  • 2.
    • a deviation
    • departure from the norm
  • 3.
    • temporary inactivity
    • temporary suspension
  • 4.
    • to give up
    • to abstain from
    • to foreswear
  • 5.
    • to wear down or rub away the surface of something
  • 6.
    • to reduce the length of or diminish in scope
  • 7.
    • to end
    • to do away with something
  • 8.
    • to withdraw and hide
    • typically to avoid arrest
  • 9.
    • extremely ridiculous
    • completely lacking reason
  • 10.
    • very bad
    • very profound or deep
  • 11.
    • a gradual increase in the amount or size of something
  • 12.
    • characterized by a strong desire to gain information or objects
  • 13.
    • harsh or bitter taste or smell
  • 14.
    • quick and precise, intense
    • sharp, keen
  • 15.
    • to stick fast
    • to remain in support of
  • 16.
    • next to
    • to the nearest position
  • 17.
    • showing skill and experience
  • 18.
    • appealing to the senses because it is beautiful
  • 19.
    • natural attraction
    • inherit similarity
  • 20.
    • to isolate self from others or another person from oneself
  • 21.
    • unclear or capable of having more then one meaning
  • 22.
    • characterized by uncertain
    • unable to decide between opposites
  • 23.
    • characterized by uncertain
    • unable to decide between opposites
  • 24.
    • willing
    • responsive to suggestion
  • 25.
    • friendly and pleasant
  • 26.
    • friendly and pleasant
  • 27.
    • something existing or happening out of its time in historical order
  • 28.
    • to provide with extra notes or comments
  • 29.
    • something that is different from the norm
  • 30.
    • a lack of emotion or concern
  • 31.
    • passion
    • intense feelings
  • 32.
    • v. to clearly explain
    • adj. the quality of being able to speak clearly
  • 33.
    • to attribute to specific source
    • to assign a characteristic
  • 34.
    • roughness or severity
  • 35.
    • n. an analysis or examination
    • v. to subject to analysis or examine
  • 36.
    • to demonstrate power
    • to defend a statement that is true
  • 37.
    • to incorporate to
    • to make similar
  • 38.
    • to lessen or ease
  • 39.
    • to lessen or ease
  • 40.
    • to lessen or ease
  • 41.
    • characteristics of careful and persistent effort
  • 42.
    • something believed to be true without proof
    • unstated evidence
  • 43.
    • to maintain
    • to declare as true
  • 44.
    • strong dislike
  • 45.
    • to force to leave
  • 46.
    • an inclination to be kind or charitable
  • 47.
    • kind, mild, harmless
  • 48.
    • an act of passing on
    • something that is passed on
  • 49.
    • deprived or despondent
  • 50.
    • casual
    • carefree or joyous
  • 51.
    • n. a narrow cushion
    • v. to support or strengthen
  • 52.
    • insolent
    • bold or shameless
  • 53.
    • thriving
    • growing rapidl
  • 54.
    • thriving
    • growing rapidly
  • 55.
    • to beg
  • 56.
    • impulsive
    • prone to sudden change
  • 57.
    • to punish or criticize severely
  • 58.
    • something that causes something else to happen, usually without being directly involved in
    • a trigger for an event
  • 59.
    • n. a formal criticism or intense disapproval
    • v. to express a formal disapproval
  • 60.
    • n. a detailed narrative
    • v. to document or record
  • 61.
    • prudent
    • mindful of potential consequences
  • 62.
    • to quote as an example or proof
  • 63.
    • to unite or come together
  • 64.
    • to compel
    • to force or threaten someone into acting a certain way
  • 65.
    • convincing and reasonable
  • 66.
    • relating to conscience intellectual activity such as thinking, reasoning, and learning
  • 67.
    • the quality of being logical and clear
  • 68.
    • occurring by chance
  • 69.
    • corresponding in size, degree or duration
  • 70.
    • obliging
    • showing a willingness to please
  • 71.
    • to consist of
    • to include
  • 72.
    • to surrender
    • to admit or reluctantly yield
  • 73.
    • contributive
    • favorable
  • 74.
    • alarm or fear
  • 75.
    • to meet or come together at a common point
  • 76.
    • to meet or come together at a common point
  • 77.
    • festive and sociable
  • 78.
    • friendly, gracious
  • 79.
    • to have corresponding characteristics
  • 80.
    • to confirm, to substantiate with evidence
  • 81.
    • n. facial features or expressions
  • 82.
    • mystifying
    • hidden or concealed meaning
  • 83.
    • completion or climax
  • 84.
    • deserving blame or guilty
  • 85.
    • to weaken or impair
  • 86.
    • to destroy large numbers of
    • to inflict great damage upon
  • 87.
    • to denounce or criticize
  • 88.
    • a malicious or abusive attack on one's charater
  • 89.
    • to deeply search through
  • 90.
    • death
    • the end of existence
  • 91.
    • to belittle
    • to speak ill of
  • 92.
    • to represent or describe
  • 93.
    • to condemn
    • to disapprove of or regret
  • 94.
    • use of ridicule to show contempt
  • 95.
    • copied or adapted
  • 96.
    • copied or adapted
  • 97.
    • aimless
    • inconsistent and irregular
  • 98.
    • cleverness
    • skill and ease of movement, especially of hands
  • 99.
    • an abusive, insulting verbal attack
  • 100.
    • intended for the purposes of moral teaching or instruction, even when such teaching is not welcome

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