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The more unusual words from Richard Hill English's blog post.

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definitions & notes only words
  1. intention
    an anticipated outcome that guides your planned actions
  2. overview
    a general summary of a subject
  3. prerequisite
    something that is required in advance
  4. attainable
    capable of being accomplished
  5. prominent
    conspicuous in position or importance
  6. mainstay
    a prominent supporter
  7. mainstream
    the prevailing current of thought
  8. numerous
    amounting to a large indefinite number
  9. scold
    censure severely or angrily
  10. punish
    impose a penalty on
  11. restricted
    subject to an act of limitation
  12. withhold
    hold back; refuse to hand over or share
  13. essential
    basic and fundamental
  14. consider
    think about carefully; weigh
  15. creep
    move slowly
  16. uninitiated
    not initiated; deficient in relevant experience
  17. neglected
    lacking a caretaker
  18. expression
    the communication of your beliefs or opinions
  19. multitude
    a large indefinite number
  20. expand
    extend in one or more directions
  21. indispensable
  22. spur
    a sharp prod on a rider's heel used to urge a horse onward
  23. game
    an amusement or pastime
  24. conservative
    resistant to change
  25. chastise
    censure severely

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