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palindromen: a word, phrase, or sequence of characters that reads the same backward as forward, such as “racecar” or “level”; (of medicine and genetics) a sequence of DNA or RNA that is the same when read from 5′ (five prime, denoting ends of DNA or RNA) to 3′ on one strand and from 5′ to 3′ on the complementary strand
backwardadv: at, to, or toward the direction or place that is behind or rear
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
mumn: a British term for “mom” or “mother”; (adjective) failing to speak or communicate when expected to do so
kayakn: a small, narrow boat traditionally used by the Inuit people for hunting and fishing, which has a covered deck and is propelled using a double-bladed paddle
qualifiedadj: officially recognized as having completed a training course or passed the exams that are necessary to perform a particular job
boldadj: brave, daring, and confident; not frightened of danger or afraid to say what you feel or to take risks
difficultyn: a condition or state that causes problems
contradictionn: the assertion of the opposite of what has been said; opposition; denial
comedyn: a genre of dramatic entertainment that aims to amuse and provoke laughter by depicting amusing or ludicrous situations, characters, or events; the use of humor, wit, and satire in writing, films, and other forms of entertainment
pathologicaladj: relating to or caused by a physical or mental disease or disorder; extreme or abnormal in a way that is harmful or unhealthy
shynessn: the quality or state of being worried or embarrassed about meeting and speaking to other people
virtualadj: being actually such in almost every respect; existing in essence or effect though not in actual fact
muteadj: silent; not speaking or unable to speak; not expressed or articulated
esteemn: great respect and approval for or a good opinion of someone
microphonen: a device that converts sound into an electrical signal used for recording sounds or making the voice louder
spann: the entire length of something, such as time or space from beginning to end; the amount of space that something covers
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
quittern: a person who gives up easily or does not have the determination to finish what they have started
oppositionn: the act of disagreeing or resisting; the state of strong disagreement
pigeonn: a stout-bodied bird with a small head, short legs, and a short, cooing call, typically found in cities and domesticated for food
launchv: to send or propel something into the air or space using a device such as a rocket, missile, or spacecraft; to make something available or on sale for the first time
planetn: any of the nine large celestial bodies that circle in the solar system; any celestial body that revolves around a star
apparentlyadv: based on what you have heard or read
retirementn: the fact or act of stopping working and leaving one’s job
spatn: a minor quarrel or dispute, often one that is short-lived or insignificant; a sudden burst of activity or energy; a young oyster, clam, or other bivalves that has recently attached itself to a surface in its natural habitat
biographyn: the story of a person’s life written by someone else
indirectlyadv: not going straight to the point; implying or suggesting something
folkn: people in general, especially those of a particular group or type
stickv: to put something, usually a sharp object, into something; to restrict yourself to doing or using one certain thing and not change; (noun) a thin piece of wood or other material
ignorev: to intentionally not listen or pay attention to
specificallyadv: only associated with or meant for one thing
fundamentaladj: forming an essential base or core from which everything else develops or is affected
craftn: an activity that requires a particular skill in making things with one’s hands
communicatev: to share or exchange information with others by speaking, writing, moving your body, or using other signals
entertainmentn: public shows, films, television, or other performances or activities of enjoying people
charmn: the power or quality of pleasing or fascinating people
disarmv: to remove weapons or the means of attack from a person, group, or situation; to win over or reduce suspicion or hostility from an opponent or adversary
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
offsetv: to compensate for or counterbalance one influence against an opposing influence
routinen: a usual or habitual way of doing things; a set sequence of steps, part of a larger computer program
abusen: the use of something in an incorrect or harmful manner
masculineadj: having characteristics or an appearance that are usually regarded as typical or appropriate for men
shiftn: a slight transition in position, direction, or trend
gearn: a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion; a set of tools, equipment, or other items for a particular purpose
surroundv: to be all around something or somebody
matriarchn: a woman who is the head of a family or social group; a woman who is the founder or dominant member of a group
cocoonn: a protective covering spun by some insects and other invertebrates
anecdoten: a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person
embellishv: to make something more beautiful, interesting, or attractive by adding decorative details or features; to exaggerate or enhance the truth or significance of something
amusementn: the state or experience of finding something humorous or entertaining
articulatev: to express oneself clearly and effectively in spoken or written language
anxietyn: a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something that is happening or might happen in the future
carvev: to create something by cutting wood or stone; to turn sharply
comfortn: a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint
overwhelmingadj: very great or intense; so powerful that you cannot fight or react against it
negotiatev: to have formal discussions with someone to reach an agreement
gayadj: homosexual; happy, carefree
nowhereadv: not in, at, or to any place; not anywhere
consciousadj: being aware of and able to respond to what is happening around you
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
finiteadj: having a limit or restriction of size, time, etc.
witnessn: a person who sees something happen, especially a crime or an accident
taperv: to become or cause something to become gradually narrower at one end
inevitableadj: certain to happen and unavoidable
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
homosexualadj: sexually attracted to people of one’s own sex
illegaladj: not allowed by law
tightadj: fixed, fastened, or kept together firmly or closely
wrapv: to cover or enclose something entirely with paper, cloth, or other material
tendriln: a slender, coiling, or twisting stem or strand of a climbing plant, typically used for support or attachment; any thin, curling, or twisting feature that resembles a plant tendril in shape or function
internv: to put someone in prison, especially for political or military reasons; (noun) a student or trainee who works, sometimes for free, to get work experience or to fulfill qualification criteria
shamn: something that is not as good or true as it seems to be and is intended to deceive people; a person who pretends to be something they are not
trauman: an emotional wound or shock often has long-lasting effects caused by a highly upsetting or shocking experience
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
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
clustern: a group of similar things or people close together, often forming a distinct mass or unit
akinadj: similar or related in nature, character, or origin
traitn: a particular feature of your nature
humorn: the quality of being amusing or funny; the liquid parts of the body
representv: to speak, act, or be present on behalf of another person or group; to form or constitute
branchn: a division of a tree or woody shrub that grows out from the trunk or a main stem; a division of some larger or more complex organization
entirelyadv: completely
trunkn: the main stem or body of a tree which its branches grow
intenseadj: (especially of a feeling) very strong; extremely sharp or severe
creativeadj: relating to or involving the use of skill and original and unusual ideas to create something
supposev: to think that something is likely to be actual or possible
scatterv: to cause to separate and go in different directions
processn: a series of actions or operations performed to achieve a particular outcome or goal; a systematic procedure or approach used to accomplish a specific task or objective; a method of treating milk to make it suitable for consumption or use in other dairy products
linearadj: of, relating to, or consisting of lines or length; able to be expressed as a straight line, especially on a graph
visualadj: relating to seeing or sight
photographn: a picture or image that is produced by a camera; a visual representation or record of a person, object, or scene that has been captured electronically or on film
staticadj: not moving or not capable of moving, not changing or not capable of changing
hieroglyphn: a writing system using picture symbols, such as the one used in ancient Egypt
developv: to grow or expand; to improve or refine through a process of progress and refinement, often to achieve greater sophistication or complexity; to elaborate or add detail to something that is in the process of being created
fluentadj: able to communicate in a specific language smoothly or effectively, or easily
strugglev: to make a great effort to do something when it is difficult, or there are a lot of problems; to use force or violence to break away from restraint or constriction
translatev: to convert or change words into another language
sculptv: to create a work of art by carving, casting, or other shaping techniques
haberdashern: a store that sells small articles used in sewings, such as buttons, zippers, and thread; a shop that sells men’s furnishings like hats, gloves, ties, and accessories
tortuousadj: full of twists and turns; not direct or straightforward; excessively complicated
inadequateadj: not sufficient or enough
framen: a strong border or structure of the wood, metal, etc. that surrounds something such as a picture, door, or window
diagnosev: to determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a careful analysis
autismn: a developmental disorder characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication
normn: something that is regarded as usual, typical, or standard
depressedadj: sad and without any hope
anxiousadj: worried and nervous
spectrumn: an ordered array of colors into which a light beam can be split
calmadj: not excited, angry, or nervous; free from wind, large waves
repetitionn: the act of doing or saying something many times
obsessiveadj: relating to or characterized by an obsession or excessive interest in a particular thing or activity; tending to dwell on or repeat certain thoughts or behaviors
doorwayn: an opening in a wall for a door to fit into
proofn: a fact or piece of information that shows something is true or exists
neurodiversityn: the concept that neurological differences, such as autism or ADHD, are a natural and valuable part of human diversity rather than a disorder or deficiency to be fixed
scarev: to frighten a person or animal, or to become frightened
helln: the place thought to be where bad people go and are punished after death, often depicted as being located beneath the earth; an extraordinarily unpleasant or difficult place
frameworkn: the structural components of a building or object that support its weight and give it form; the underlying structure of a system, concept, or text
misfitn: a person who does not fit in with others or with society, especially because their behavior is strange or unusual
suddenlyadv: quickly and unexpectedly
giddyadj: feeling dizzy or lightheaded; inclined to be easily excited or amused; lacking seriousness or stability
newfoundadj: newly discovered or acquired
confidencen: the feeling or attitude that one can trust or rely on the abilities or good qualities of someone or something
divev: to jump into the water with your head and arms going in first, or to move down to a deeper level underwater
grievev: to feel or show great sadness or sorrow, especially for someone who has died
griefn: a very great sadness, especially when somebody dies
clarityn: the quality of being coherent and understandable; the quality of transparency or purity
profoundlyadv: to a great or complete degree; deeply
isolatev: to physically or socially separate someone or something from other people or things
untanglev: to separate or straighten out something that is tangled, confused, or complicated; to clarify or make sense of something difficult to understand or explain
cohesiveadj: causing cohesion; bringing people or things together
narrativen: a story or a description of a series of events or process of telling a story
stingv: to cause a sharp, painful sensation or injury with a poison, venom, or other substance or by a physical action such as a bite or prick
trimv: to make neat or tidy by clipping, cutting, or pruning away excess or unwanted parts; to adjust or modify to improve efficiency or performance
disconnectv: to unfasten or disjoin something, especially to break the connection between a supply of gas, water, or electricity and a piece of equipment
visceraladj: relating to or affecting the internal organs; instinctive or emotional rather than rational; characterized by deep-seated emotional reactions or responses
punchlinen: the final sentence or phrase in a joke, which is intended to be funny or surprising and to bring the joke to a climax
punchv: to strike someone or something with one’s fist; to make a hole in something
ticklev: to lightly touch a sensitive part of somebody’s body in a way that makes them laugh
metaphorn: a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not denote to suggest a similarity
gutsyadj: displaying courage, determination, or boldness; characterized by a willingness to take risks or face challenges
breathn: the air that is taken into and expelled from your lungs; the process of taking into and expelling air from your lungs
shockn: a strong feeling or physical reaction to a sudden and unexpected event or experience, especially something unpleasant
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
mindlessadj: lacking in awareness, thought, or attention; done without thinking or consideration; pointless or empty-headed
mobn: a large and disorderly crowd of people; a large horde of animals
arguev: to express differing opinions or points of view, often in a heated or contentious manner; to present a case or reasoning to persuade or convince others
definitelyadv: without any question and beyond doubt; clearly
argumentn: a set of statements or reasons used to support or refute a proposition or theory; a verbal or physical fight or dispute
know-hown: practical knowledge, skills, or experience in a particular field or area, often acquired through personal experience or training
flaccidadj: lacking firmness or stiffness; weak or ineffective; lacking energy or force
rebuildv: to build again or anew
reshapev: to change the form or structure of something
reformn: the act of improving or correcting something that is wrong or bad; a change made to correct a flaw or problem
vagueadj: not clearly expressed or understood
pretendedadj: feigned or not genuine; assumed or simulated
identifyv: to recognize someone or something and say or prove who or what they are
purityn: the state of being undiluted or unmixed with anything else; the state of being free from immorality, especially of a sexual nature
misdirectv: to give someone the wrong order, information, etc.; to send someone or something to the wrong place or wrong direction
gigglev: to laugh lightly and repeatedly in a silly, nervous, or childlike way
truismn: a statement or proposition that is true and does not require proof or elaboration; an overused or cliche expression that has become void of meaning
contractn: a legally binding agreement between two or more parties, setting out their rights and obligations to each other, typically in writing and enforceable by law
marginn: the space around the edge of a page or document; (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
onstageadv: onto or on a stage in a theater; in front of an audience
advancev: to go or move forward; to develop in a positive way
strictadj: strongly limiting someone’s freedom; allowing no deviation from a standard, rule, belief, etc.
recitev: to say a poem, piece of literature, etc. aloud from memory,
genuineadj: real and exactly; not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed