NGSL by Frequency 2401-2600

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  1. rid
    relieve from
  2. divorce
    the legal dissolution of a marriage
  3. ruin
    an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction
  4. bury
    place in a grave or tomb
  5. counsel
    something that provides direction or advice
  6. tendency
    an inclination to do something
  7. frequent
    coming at short intervals or habitually
  8. motor
    machine that creates mechanical energy and imparts movement
  9. survival
    the state of remaining alive
  10. counter
    a calculator recording the number of times something happens
  11. possess
    have ownership of
  12. permission
    approval to do something
  13. valley
    a long depression in the surface of the land
  14. float
    be on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
  15. mad
    roused to anger
  16. greatly
    to an extraordinary extent or degree
  17. visible
    capable of being seen or open to easy view
  18. electric
    using or providing the flow of charge through a conductor
  19. impressive
    making a strong or vivid mental image
  20. evolution
    sequence of events involved in the development of a species
  21. awareness
    state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
  22. violent
    acting with great force or energy or emotional intensity
  23. slave
    a person who is owned by someone
  24. wealthy
    having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
  25. architecture
    the discipline dealing with the design of fine buildings
  26. acceptable
    worthy of approval or satisfactory
  27. journal
    a daily written record of experiences and observations
  28. coal
    fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter
  29. measurement
    assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
  30. random
    lacking any definite plan or order or purpose
  31. successfully
    in a manner marked by a favorable outcome
  32. depress
    push down
  33. illustration
    a visual representation to make a subject easy to understand
  34. burst
    come open suddenly and violently
  35. privilege
    a special advantage or benefit not enjoyed by all
  36. buyer
    a person who buys
  37. mutual
    common to or shared by two or more parties
  38. rail
    a horizontal bar, usually of wood or metal
  39. motivate
    give an incentive for action
  40. laboratory
    a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
  41. mortgage
    a conveyance of property as security for repaying a loan
  42. promotion
    the act of raising in rank or position
  43. passion
    a strong feeling or emotion
  44. champion
    someone who has won first place in a competition
  45. fulfill
    meet a want or need
  46. dust
    fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen
  47. dedicate
    give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
  48. roughly
    with rough motion as over a rough surface
  49. skirt
    a garment hanging from the waist
  50. province
    the territory in an administrative district of a nation
  51. march
    walk fast, with regular or measured steps
  52. evaluation
    the act of ascertaining or judging the quality of
  53. compromise
    an accommodation in which both sides make concessions
  54. accomplish
    achieve with effort
  55. weakness
    a flaw
  56. announcement
    a public statement containing information about an event
  57. salt
    white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
  58. glance
    take a brief look at
  59. opera
    a drama set to music
  60. contest
    a struggle between rivals
  61. brush
    an implement that has hairs or bristles set into a handle
  62. embarrass
    cause to feel self-conscious
  63. gallery
    a porch along the outside of a building
  64. genetic
    relating to the study of heredity and variation in organisms
  65. aggressive
    characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
  66. chest
    the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
  67. format
    the general appearance of a publication
  68. literary
    relating to or characteristic of creative writing
  69. govern
    exercise authority over, as of nations
  70. embrace
    squeeze tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
  71. praise
    an expression of approval and commendation
  72. silent
    marked by absence of sound
  73. pump
    a device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
  74. publisher
    a person engaged in issuing periodicals or books or music
  75. celebration
    a joyful occasion for festivities to mark some happy event
  76. golf
    a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
  77. compensation
    the act of making amends for service, loss, or injury
  78. classical
    of the most highly developed stage of an early civilization
  79. weigh
    have a certain heft
  80. deficit
    the property of being less than expected or required
  81. modify
    cause to change; make different
  82. flash
    emit a brief burst of light
  83. friendship
    the state of being a helpful ally
  84. profession
    an occupation requiring special education
  85. literally
    without exaggeration
  86. equation
    a mathematical statement that two expressions are the same
  87. gesture
    motion of hands or body to emphasize a thought or feeling
  88. entertain
    provide amusement for
  89. fantastic
    extravagantly fanciful in design, construction, appearance
  90. assign
    select something or someone for a specific purpose
  91. inflation
    the act of filling something with air
  92. historic
    belonging to the past
  93. injure
    cause bodily harm to
  94. remote
    located far away spatially
  95. therapy
    the act of caring for someone
  96. orange
    any citrus tree bearing oranges
  97. twist
    cause an object to assume a curved or distorted shape
  98. personnel
    group of people willing to obey orders
  99. imagination
    the ability to form mental pictures of things or events
  100. disagree
    be of different opinions
  101. throat
    the passage to the stomach and lungs
  102. insight
    clear or deep perception of a situation
  103. tackle
    seize and throw down an opponent player carrying the ball
  104. forever
    for a limitless time
  105. exceed
    be or do something to a greater degree
  106. expenditure
    the act of spending money for goods or services
  107. joy
    the emotion of great happiness
  108. pregnant
    carrying developing offspring within the body
  109. reliable
    worthy of trust
  110. gear
    a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism
  111. poet
    a writer of verse
  112. fortune
    your overall circumstances or condition in life
  113. ceremony
    a formal event performed on a special occasion
  114. pile
    a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  115. pig
    domestic swine
  116. mixture
    a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
  117. automatically
    in a mechanical manner; by a mechanism
  118. scholar
    a learned person
  119. psychological
    mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
  120. dramatic
    characteristic of a stage performance
  121. stake
    a strong wooden or metal post driven into the ground
  122. creature
    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  123. partnership
    a cooperative relationship between people or groups
  124. participation
    the act of sharing in the activities of a group
  125. clause
    a separate section of a legal document
  126. penalty
    the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action
  127. chamber
    a natural or artificial enclosed space
  128. fancy
    not plain; decorative or ornamented
  129. poetry
    literature in metrical form
  130. chat
    talk socially without exchanging too much information
  131. clothing
    a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
  132. evolve
    undergo development
  133. sake
    the purpose of achieving or obtaining
  134. shelf
    a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
  135. boost
    increase
  136. tail
    the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  137. possession
    anything owned
  138. abortion
    termination of pregnancy
  139. curious
    eager to investigate and learn or learn more
  140. wooden
    made or consisting of or employing wood
  141. boom
    a deep prolonged loud noise
  142. tale
    a story that tells the particulars of an occurrence or event
  143. democratic
    based upon the principles of social equality
  144. maintenance
    activity involved in keeping something in good working order
  145. consequently
    as a result
  146. pot
    metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
  147. cow
    female of domestic cattle
  148. strengthen
    make strong or stronger
  149. constraint
    the state of being physically limited
  150. fold
    bend or lay so that one part covers the other
  151. bin
    a container; usually has a lid
  152. undergo
    pass through
  153. potentially
    with a possibility of becoming actual
  154. scope
    the state of the environment in which a situation exists
  155. pretend
    make believe with the intent to deceive
  156. diversity
    noticeable variety
  157. allege
    report or maintain
  158. pride
    a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
  159. intense
    possessing a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
  160. inquiry
    an instance of questioning
  161. resign
    accept as inevitable
  162. craft
    the skilled practice of a practical occupation
  163. strict
    rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
  164. concrete
    capable of being perceived by the senses
  165. shell
    the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
  166. damn
    something of little value
  167. distinct
    constituting a separate entity or part
  168. humor
    a message that has the power to evoke laughter
  169. limitation
    an act of restricting (as by regulation)
  170. indication
    the act of pointing out by name
  171. stability
    the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast
  172. wise
    having intelligence and discernment
  173. neglect
    leave undone or leave out
  174. compose
    form the substance of
  175. jail
    a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
  176. shelter
    covering that provides protection from the weather
  177. mere
    being nothing more than specified
  178. carbon
    an abundant nonmetallic element in all organic compounds
  179. regulate
    bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage
  180. cheese
    a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
  181. trigger
    lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
  182. pipe
    a hollow cylindrical shape
  183. destruction
    an event that completely ruins something
  184. guitar
    a stringed instrument usually having six strings
  185. flag
    a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  186. piano
    a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
  187. magic
    any art that invokes supernatural powers
  188. mystery
    something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
  189. ski
    narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
  190. whisper
    speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
  191. rear
    the side of an object that is opposite its front
  192. menu
    a list of dishes available at a restaurant
  193. species
    taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
  194. moon
    the natural satellite of the Earth
  195. presumably
    by reasonable assumption
  196. bless
    make the sign of the cross to call on God for protection
  197. airline
    a commercial business that provides scheduled flights
  198. amendment
    a statement that is added to a proposal or document
Created on June 27, 2017 (updated June 27, 2017)

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