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  1. moreover
    in addition
  2. historical
    of or relating to the study of recorded time
  3. oppose
    be against
  4. branch
    a division of a stem arising from the main stem of a plant
  5. vehicle
    a conveyance that transports people or objects
  6. scientist
    a person with advanced knowledge of empirical fields
  7. route
    an established line of travel or access
  8. bind
    secure with or as if with ropes
  9. belong
    be owned by; be in the possession of
  10. taste
    the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
  11. tonight
    during the night of the present day
  12. fashion
    the latest and most admired style in clothes or behavior
  13. danger
    the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury
  14. bomb
    an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  15. army
    a permanent organization of a nation's military land forces
  16. dangerous
    involving or causing risk; liable to hurt or harm
  17. decrease
    a change downward
  18. hurt
    be the source of pain
  19. council
    a body serving in an administrative capacity
  20. editor
    the person who determines the final content of a text
  21. normal
    being approximately average or within certain limits
  22. sight
    the ability to see; the visual faculty
  23. generate
    bring into existence
  24. gift
    something acquired without compensation
  25. delivery
    voluntary transfer of something from one party to another
  26. deny
    declare untrue; contradict
  27. guest
    a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
  28. bedroom
    a room used primarily for sleeping
  29. quote
    repeat a passage from
  30. climb
    go up or advance
  31. basic
    reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible
  32. violence
    a turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction
  33. minister
    a person authorized to conduct religious worship
  34. mainly
    for the most part
  35. mouth
    the opening through which food is taken in
  36. noise
    sound of any kind
  37. manner
    how something is done or how it happens
  38. gun
    a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity
  39. square
    a polygon with four equal sides and four right angles
  40. occasion
    an event that occurs at a critical time
  41. familiar
    a friend who is frequently in the company of another
  42. ignore
    refuse to acknowledge
  43. destroy
    do away with; cause the ruin or undoing of
  44. affair
    a vaguely specified social event
  45. civil
    of or occurring between or among citizens of the state
  46. locate
    determine the place of by searching or examining
  47. citizen
    a native or naturalized member of a state
  48. temperature
    the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment
  49. gold
    a soft yellow malleable ductile metallic element
  50. domestic
    of or relating to the home
  51. load
    weight to be borne or conveyed
  52. belief
    any cognitive content held as true
  53. troop
    a group of soldiers
  54. technical
    of or relating to aptitude in a practical skill
  55. remind
    put in the mind of someone
  56. arrangement
    an orderly grouping considered as a unit
  57. skin
    a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
  58. prison
    a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
  59. switch
    device for making or breaking the connections in a circuit
  60. acquire
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
  61. corporate
    of or belonging to a business firm
  62. fair
    free from favoritism, bias, or deception
  63. wood
    the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  64. participate
    be involved in
  65. tough
    substantially made or constructed
  66. tear
    separate or cause to separate abruptly
  67. representative
    serving to typify
  68. capacity
    capability to perform or produce
  69. border
    the boundary of a surface
  70. shake
    move or cause to move back and forth
  71. assessment
    the act of judging a person or situation or event
  72. shoe
    footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
  73. ad
    a public promotion of some product or service
  74. fee
    a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
  75. hall
    an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
  76. regulation
    the act of bringing to uniformity
  77. escape
    run away from confinement
  78. studio
    workplace for the teaching or practice of an art
  79. proper
    marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
  80. relax
    make less taut
  81. tourist
    someone who travels for pleasure
  82. component
    one of the individual parts making up a larger entity
  83. afford
    have the financial means to do something or buy something
  84. lawyer
    a professional person authorized for legal practice
  85. suspect
    regard as untrustworthy
  86. cup
    a small open container usually used for drinking
  87. description
    the act of depicting something
  88. confidence
    belief in yourself and your abilities
  89. industrial
    of or relating to commercial enterprise
  90. complain
    express discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
  91. perspective
    a way of regarding situations or topics
  92. error
    a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance
  93. arrest
    take into custody
  94. assess
    estimate the nature, quality, ability or significance of
  95. register
    an official written record of names or events
  96. asset
    a useful or valuable quality
  97. signal
    any action or gesture that encodes a message
  98. finger
    any of the terminal members of the hand
  99. relevant
    having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue
  100. explore
    travel to or penetrate into
  101. leadership
    the status of being in charge
  102. commitment
    the act of binding yourself to a course of action
  103. wake
    stop sleeping
  104. necessarily
    in such a manner as could not be otherwise
  105. bright
    emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
  106. frame
    the internal structure that gives an artifact its shape
  107. slowly
    without speed
  108. bond
    a connection that fastens things together
  109. hire
    engage or hire for work
  110. hole
    an opening into or through something
  111. tie
    fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
  112. internal
    located inward
  113. chain
    a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
  114. literature
    writings in a particular style on a particular subject
  115. victim
    an unfortunate person who suffers from adverse circumstances
  116. threaten
    to utter intentions of injury or punishment against
  117. division
    the act of partitioning
  118. secure
    free from danger or risk
  119. amaze
    affect with wonder
  120. device
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
  121. birth
    the time when something begins (especially life)
  122. forest
    a large, densely wooded area filled with trees and plants
  123. label
    a brief description given for purposes of identification
  124. root
    underground plant organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes
  125. factory
    a plant with facilities for manufacturing
  126. expense
    money spent to perform work and reimbursed by an employer
  127. channel
    a deep and relatively narrow body of water
  128. investigate
    conduct an inquiry of
  129. recommendation
    praise of a person or thing as worthy or desirable
  130. rank
    relative status
  131. typical
    exhibiting the qualities that identify a group or kind
  132. west
    the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
  133. friendly
    characteristic of or befitting an ally
  134. resident
    someone who lives at a particular place for a long period
  135. provision
    the activity of supplying something
  136. concentrate
    make denser, stronger, or purer
  137. plenty
    a full supply
  138. export
    sell or transfer abroad
  139. entire
    constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
  140. strongly
    with power
  141. bridge
    structure allowing passage across a river or other obstacle
  142. consist
    have its essential character
  143. graduate
    receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
  144. brand
    a name given to a product or service
  145. moral
    concerned with principles of right and wrong
  146. insist
    be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
  147. combination
    the act of bringing things together to form a new whole
  148. abuse
    cruel or inhumane treatment
  149. ice
    water frozen in the solid state
  150. principal
    main or most important
  151. master
    a person who has authority over others
  152. definitely
    without question and beyond doubt
  153. session
    a meeting for execution of a group's functions
  154. grade
    a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
  155. nevertheless
    despite anything to the contrary
  156. predict
    tell in advance
  157. previously
    at an earlier time or formerly
  158. protection
    the activity of shielding someone or something
  159. largely
    mainly or chiefly
  160. wed
    get married
  161. rent
    a payment or series of payments made by a lessee to an owner
  162. shot
    the act of firing a projectile
  163. appearance
    outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
  164. reasonable
    showing sound judgment
  165. guarantee
    an unconditional commitment that something will happen
  166. till
    work land as by ploughing to make it ready for cultivation
  167. theme
    the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
  168. judgment
    the act of assessing a person or situation or event
  169. odd
    not divisible by two
  170. approve
    judge to be right or commendable; think well of
  171. loan
    the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
  172. definition
    a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase
  173. elect
    choose by a vote for an office or membership
  174. atmosphere
    the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body
  175. farmer
    a person who works growing crops or raising animals
  176. comparison
    the act of examining resemblances
  177. characteristic
    typical or distinctive
  178. license
    a legal document giving official permission to do something
  179. rely
    have confidence or faith in
  180. narrow
    not wide
  181. succeed
    attain success or reach a desired goal
  182. identity
    the characteristics by which a thing or person is known
  183. desk
    a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments
  184. permit
    allow the presence of or allow without opposing
  185. serious
    of great consequence
  186. wild
    in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated
  187. empty
    holding or containing nothing
  188. commission
    the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
  189. unique
    the single one of its kind
  190. association
    a formal organization of people or groups of people
  191. instrument
    the means whereby some act is accomplished
  192. investor
    someone who commits capital to gain financial returns
  193. practical
    guided by experience and observation rather than theory
  194. tea
    a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
  195. lovely
    lovable especially in a childlike or naive way
  196. soft
    yielding readily to pressure or weight
  197. row
    an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line
Created on June 27, 2017 (updated June 27, 2017)

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