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  1. be
    have a specified quality or characteristic
  2. in
    to or toward the inside of
  3. have
    possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
  4. not
    negation of a word or group of words
  5. on
    in a state required for something to function or be effective
  6. do
    engage in
  7. as
    to the same degree (often followed by `as')
  8. but
    and nothing more
  9. by
    so as to pass a given point
  10. will
    the capability of conscious choice and decision
  11. say
    utter aloud
  12. go
    change location
  13. so
    to a very great extent or degree
  14. all
    to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent
  15. one
    smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
  16. about
    (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
  17. there
    in or at that place
  18. know
    be cognizant or aware of a fact or a piece of information
  19. more
    greater in size or amount or extent or degree
  20. get
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
  21. like
    having the same or similar characteristics
    If you say that one person or thing is like another, you mean that they share some of the same qualities or features.

    If you like something or someone, you think they are interesting, enjoyable, or attractive.
  22. think
    judge or regard; look upon; judge
  23. make
    perform or carry out
  24. time
    the continuum of experience in which events pass to the past
  25. see
    perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
  26. up
    spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
  27. other
    not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
  28. out
    moving or appearing to move away from a place, especially one that is enclosed or hidden
  29. good
    having desirable or positive qualities
  30. people
    any group of human beings collectively
  31. year
    the period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun
  32. take
    get into one's hands
  33. well
    in a good or satisfactory manner or to a high standard
  34. very
    being the exact same one; not any other:
  35. just
    and nothing more
  36. come
    move toward, travel toward
  37. work
    activity directed toward making or doing something
  38. use
    put into service
  39. now
    at the present moment
  40. then
    at that time
  41. also
    in addition
  42. only
    without any others being included or involved
  43. look
    perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards
  44. want
    the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
  45. give
    transfer possession of something concrete or abstract
  46. first
    preceding all others in time or space or degree
  47. new
    not of long duration
  48. way
    how something is done or how it happens
  49. find
    discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  50. over
    beyond the top or upper surface or edge
  51. any
    one or some or every or all without specification
  52. after
    happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  53. day
    time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
  54. thing
    a separate and self-contained entity
  55. most
    quantifier meaning the greatest in number
  56. need
    require or want
  57. much
    great in quantity or degree or extent
  58. right
    free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth
  59. back
    the posterior part of a human (or animal) body
  60. mean
    denote or connote
  61. even
    being level or straight or regular and without variation
  62. may
    thorny shrub of a small tree having white to scarlet flowers
  63. here
    in or at this place; where the speaker or writer is
  64. many
    amounting to a large but indefinite number
  65. such
    of so extreme a degree or extent
  66. last
    coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining
  67. child
    a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
  68. tell
    narrate or give a detailed account of
  69. really
    in actual fact
  70. call
    utter a sudden loud cry
  71. before
    at or in the front
  72. company
    an institution created to conduct business
  73. through
    having finished or arrived at completion
  74. down
    spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level
  75. show
    make visible or noticeable
  76. life
    the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms
  77. man
    an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
  78. change
    become different in some particular way
  79. place
    a point located with respect to surface features of a region
  80. long
    primarily spatial sense
  81. between
    in the interval
  82. feel
    be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state
  83. too
    to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
  84. still
    not in physical motion
  85. problem
    a question raised for consideration or solution
  86. write
    name the letters that comprise the accepted form of
  87. same
    same in identity
  88. lot
    anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
  89. great
    a person who has achieved distinction in some field
  90. try
    make an effort or attempt
  91. leave
    go away from a place
  92. number
    a concept of quantity involving zero and units
  93. both
    (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two
  94. own
    belonging to or on behalf of a specified person
  95. part
    one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
  96. point
    a distinguishing or individuating characteristic
  97. little
    limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude
  98. help
    give assistance; be of service
  99. ask
    make a request or demand for something to somebody
  100. meet
    come together
  101. start
    take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  102. talk
    use language
  103. put
    cause to be in a certain state
  104. another
    any of various alternatives; some other
  105. become
    come into existence
  106. interest
    a sense of concern with and curiosity about something
  107. country
    the territory occupied by a nation
  108. old
    having lived for a long time or attained a specific age
  109. each
    (used of count nouns) every one considered individually
  110. school
    an educational institution
  111. late
    at or toward an end or late period or stage of development
  112. high
    being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation
  113. different
    unlike in nature, quality, form, or degree
  114. off
    from a particular thing or place or position
  115. next
    immediately following in time or order
  116. end
    either extremity of something that has length
  117. live
    have life, be alive
  118. why
    the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'
  119. while
    a period of indeterminate length marked by some action
  120. world
    the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
  121. week
    any period of seven consecutive days
  122. play
    engage in recreational activities rather than work
  123. might
    physical strength
  124. must
    a necessary or essential thing
  125. home
    where you live at a particular time
  126. never
    not ever; at no time in the past or future
  127. include
    have as a part; be made up out of
  128. course
    a connected series of events or actions or developments
  129. house
    a dwelling that serves as living quarters for a family
  130. report
    to give an account or representation of in words
  131. group
    any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
  132. case
    an occurrence of something
  133. woman
    an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
  134. around
    in the area or vicinity
  135. book
    an object consisting of a number of pages bound together
  136. family
    primary social group; parents and children
  137. seem
    give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
  138. let
    actively cause something to happen
  139. again
    anew
  140. kind
    having a tender and considerate and helpful nature
  141. keep
    continue a certain state, condition, or activity
  142. hear
    perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
  143. system
    a group of independent elements comprising a unified whole
  144. every
    (used of count nouns) each and all of the members of a group considered singly and without exception
  145. question
    a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply
  146. always
    at all times; all the time and on every occasion
  147. big
    above average in size or number or quantity
  148. set
    put into a certain place or abstract location
  149. small
    limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude
  150. study
    applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject
  151. follow
    travel behind, go after, or come after
  152. begin
    set in motion, cause to start
  153. important
    significant in effect or meaning
  154. run
    move fast by using one's feet
  155. under
    below some quantity or limit
  156. turn
    move around an axis or a center
  157. few
    a small but indefinite number
  158. bring
    take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
  159. early
    at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
  160. hand
    the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
  161. state
    the way something is with respect to its main attributes
  162. move
    change location
Created on June 27, 2017 (updated June 28, 2017)

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