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bondn: a close emotional connection between two or more people; a certificate of debt that a government or corporation issues to raise money
astonishingadj: surprising or shocking; difficult to believe
strengthn: the quality or state of being physically, or sometimes mentally, strong
huddlev: to crowd or press closely together; cuddle
jigsawn: a tool with a fine-toothed blade used for cutting intricate curves and patterns in thin material such as wood or metal, typically with the blade being reciprocating; a type of puzzle that consists of irregularly shaped pieces that must be fitted together to form a complete picture
puzzlen: a situation that is difficult to follow or solve; a game, problem, or toy that tests a person’s ingenuity or knowledge; (verb) to cause someone to feel confused because of something difficult to understand
poetn: a person who writes poetry
playwrightn: a person who writes plays
balancedadj: taking all sides or opinions into account equally; being in a state of proper equilibrium
communistadj: relating to or supporting the political ideology of communism (= a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership)
confrontv: to face, meet or deal with a problem or difficult situation or person
mockv: to make fun of someone, usually by imitating them in a witty but harsh way
retreatn: the act of moving back or withdrawing from a position or situation; a period of rest or relaxation away from work or everyday life
silentadj: without any or little sound
vainadj: having an excessively high opinion of oneself; excessively concerned with one’s appearance or achievements; producing no result or effect, or being unsuccessful
crushv: to press it firmly, usually with your hands or a tool, so that it becomes flat or smaller
dawnn: the time of day when the sun’s light starts to show in the sky
arrangev: to plan, prepare for, and carry out something
distillv: to purify or refine; to extract the essential elements
inconceivableadj: hard to imagine or believe
sagan: a long, detailed story or account of heroic deeds, family history, or notable events, often consisting of a series of connected episodes
defyv: to challenge or dare someone to do something; to resist or disobey a rule, decision, etc.
fictionn: the type of book or story, especially novels, that describes imaginary events and people; anything made up or imagined that is not true
disguisev: to hide or alter someone’s appearance to deceive or mislead others
vesseln: a ship or large boat
piraten: (especially in the past) a person who attacks and robs ships at sea
rapn: a type of music characterized by a strong, repetitive beat and lyrics that often focus on social and political issues; a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
poisonn: a substance that can cause illness, injury, or death when ingested, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin; something harmful, malicious, or toxic; the act of damaging or ruining a relationship; (verb) to introduce a substance into something or someone harmful and potentially deadly
capturev: to catch a person or an animal and confine them in an area which they cannot escape
steadyadj: firmly fixed, supported, or balanced; not shaking or moving
enginen: a machine that converts thermal energy to mechanical work; something that has an important role used to achieve a purpose
bowv: to bend your knee or body, or lower your head; (noun) a weapon made of a curved piece of wood or other flexible material, strung with a cord and used to shoot arrows
dipv: to put something into a liquid for a short time and take it out again
vastadj: enormous in size, number, amount, or quantity
horizonn: the line at which the earth’s surface and the sky appear to meet; the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated
bluffv: to try to deceive someone into believing that you can or are going to do something, or that you have knowledge or abilities; (noun) a high steep bank, usually formed by river erosion
bravadon: a bold, swaggering display of courage or confidence that is intended to impress or intimidate people, often in a way that is exaggerated or insincere
rigv: to prepare or set up something in a certain way, typically in a carefully planned or fraudulent manner; to equip with sails or masts
collapsev: to fall down or give way suddenly, often after breaking apart
aftadj: (the opposite of “forward”) located at or towards the rear or back of a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle
refugeen: a displaced person who has crossed national borders and who cannot or is unwilling to return home due to political, religious, or economic reasons or because of a war
settlev: to reach an agreement of disagreement
suburbn: an outlying district or residential area of a city or town, typically comprising middle-class and affluent neighborhoods
demographicn: a statistic characterizing that describes people or groups of people based on their age, sex, income, etc.
immigrantn: a person who has come to a country where they were not born to live there permanently
obliviousadj: not aware of something, especially what is happening around you; forgetful
entitlev: to give someone the right to have or do something; to give a title to someone or something
snippetn: a small piece or brief extract of something
haltingadj: hesitant or wavering in speech or action; faltering; stopping or pausing repeatedly and intermittently
exchangev: to give something and receive something else in return, often with the implication that the items being traded are of equal or comparable value; (noun) the act of giving or taking something in return for something else; a place or system where goods or services can be bought, sold, or traded
assemblyn: a group of people who have been elected, especially one that meets regularly and makes decisions or laws for a specific region or country
shiftn: a slight transition in position, direction, or trend
qualificationn: an official record of an exam showing that you have completed
allocatev: to give or distribute something, such as resources or duties, to someone or something for a particular purpose
tuitionn: the act of teaching something, especially when given to a small group or one person; fees charged by education institutions for instruction or other services
mathematicsn: the science dealing with the logic of quantities, shapes, spaces, and arrangement
regardlessadv: not paying attention or considering something or someone even if the situation is bad or there are difficulties
secondhandadj: having been previously owned or used by someone else
uniformadj: always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences; (noun) the special set of clothes worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
anklen: the part or joint connecting the foot to the leg
searv: to char, scorch, or burn the surface of something with intense heat; (of pain or experience) to be deeply felt or remembered over a long time
chantn: a simple melody or tune, typically one that is repeated or sung in a monotonous way; (verb) recite with musical intonation
slitn: a narrow cut or opening, often made by a sharp instrument or tool; (verb) to cut or make a long, narrow opening or incision in something, typically with a sharp instrument such as a knife or scissors
occasionaladj: happening or appearing at irregular intervals; not constant or regular
graffitin: writing or drawings scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place
stiffenv: to make or become stiff or rigid; to become inflexible or unyielding in one’s attitude or behavior
resolvev: to find a suitable answer to the problems or difficulty
bypassn: an alternative road, channel, pipe, or connection that allows flow while the main one is closed or obstructed; (verb) to go past or round
exhaustedadj: extremely tired
movementn: a group of people working together to achieve a shared goal, especially a political, social, or artistic one; the process of moving or being moved, physically or figuratively
sufferv: to experience pain, distress, or hardship; to undergo or endure something painful or unpleasant
nightmaren: a very frightening or unpleasant dream
transitionn: the process or period of changing from one state or circumstance to another
inflexibleadj: not able to be changed or adapted; rigid or unyielding
grantv: to agree to give or allow somebody
sponsorv: to provide funds for a particular event, program, individual, etc. as a way of advertising
paralleladj: being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations
classicadj: judged or deserving to be regarded as one of the best or most important of its kind over a period of time; of a well-known type
relentlessadj: persistent and determined; continuing despite difficulties or setbacks
enmeshv: to entangle or involve someone or something in a complicated or difficult situation; to catch or trap as if in a net or mesh; to become entangled or caught up in something
precariousadj: not securely held or in position; dangerously unstable or uncertain; dependent on chance or uncertain conditions
tragicadj: causing great sadness or suffering; very unfortunate
scarn: a mark that remains on the skin after a wound has healed
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
abusen: the use of something in an incorrect or harmful manner
isolationn: the condition of being alone or lonely; the act or state of separation between persons or groups
catapultn: a device used to hurl an object a long distance
tanv: to become brown as a result of exposure to the sun
anonymousadj: having no known name, identity, or known source
residentn: a person who lives in a particular place or has their home in a place
invitev: to ask someone to come or join; to offer an opportunity or possibility for something to happen or take place
venuen: a location or place where an event or activity takes place; a place where something happens or is performed
protocoln: a set of rules or procedures for transmitting data or conducting a process or activity, especially in computer networks or scientific experiments; the initial or original version of an agreement
cutleryn: a collective term for utensils used for eating and serving food, typically made of metal, such as knives, forks, and spoons
routinen: a usual or habitual way of doing things; a set sequence of steps, part of a larger computer program
comfortn: a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint
unsungadj: not praised or famous but deserving to be recognized for one’s accomplishments or contributions; not publicized or acclaimed
asleepadj: in a state of sleep
unemployedadj: not having a job, although able to work
neglectv: to not give enough care or attention to something; to leave something undone
marginn: the space around the edge of a page or document; (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
disenfranchisev: to prevent someone from having the right to vote or from having an equal opportunity to vote
candidadj: honest, straightforward, and frank in someone’s words or actions
frontiern: a border that separates two countries, or the area near this line
possibilityn: a chance that something may happen or be true
degreen: a unit of measurement for angles, temperature, or level of proficiency or achievement; a rank or level of academic or professional attainment
outsidern: a person who is not part of a particular group, community, or society; someone who is considered to be on the periphery or outside of established social circles
insidern: a person who has privileged access to special or secret information about a particular organization or field
presumptionn: an idea or belief taken to be true without proof or confirmation; an assumption or hypothesis based on incomplete evidence or understanding; a forward or audacious attitude or behavior that assumes too much authority or familiarity
provincen: the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
zonen: a specific area, region, or section that is marked off or defined in some way
encouragev: to give someone support, confidence, or hope; to persuade someone to do or continue to do something by making it easier for them and making them believe it is a good thing to do
implacableadj: incapable of being appeased or pacified; relentless, unstoppable, or unyielding
optimismn: a feeling or the belief that good things will happen, or the quality of being full of hope and emphasizing the positive aspects of a situation
mixturen: a combination of different elements, substances, or entities, usually in non-uniform proportions, resulting in a homogeneous or heterogeneous blend of physical or chemical properties
humilityn: the quality or condition of being humble; a low estimate of one’s self
daringadj: brave and taking risks
hunchv: to lean forward or arch one’s back in a way that suggests a feeling of suspicion or uncertainty; to have a feeling or presentiment that something is true or likely to happen, without evidence or explicit proof
labeln: a small piece of paper, fabric, or other material attached to an object and giving information about it; (verb) to assign to a category
irresistibleadj: impossible to resist or refuse; very attractive, appealing, or compelling
pennyn: a small denomination of currency or coin, typically the smallest unit of a currency system; in the US, a coin worth one cent
crazyadj: stupid or not sensible; very angry
brilliantadj: extremely clever, skilled, or impressive
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
relocatev: to move or move something or someone to a new place and build a house or a business there
adventuren: a journey or a series of events that is unusual, exciting, or dangerous
normn: something that is regarded as usual, typical, or standard
mandarinn: an influential and high-ranking official, notably in the civil service; the branch of Chinese, which is the official language of China
prosecutev: to bring legal action against someone in a court of law; to pursue or carry out something to completion or achievement
templen: a place of worship, especially one that is associated with a particular religion or faith; the flat area on either side of the forehead
casketn: a rectangular container, often made of wood or metal, in which a dead body is placed for burial or cremation
midnightn: the middle point of the night, usually defined as 12:00 AM or the start of a new day
monkn: a member of a religious community of men living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
sinewn: a tough, fibrous tissue that connects muscles to bones, allowing for movement and strength; a source of strength, energy, or resilience
thwartv: to prevent something from happening or succeeding
defeatv: to win against somebody in a fight, war, or attempt
privilegen: a special right or advantage that only one person or group of people has, usually because they are rich and powerful in a society
braveadj: showing courage or fearlessness in the face of danger, difficulty, or adversity
unperturbedadj: not troubled, worried, or disturbed; calm and composed; not affected by emotional or external factors
rown: an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line; (verb) to propel a boat through the water using oars