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n. misfortune; hardship

ADVERSITY

2

adj. most important; chief

CARDINAL

3

adj. believable; reliable
N.

CREDIBLE
CREDIBILITY

4

v. to show or feel understanding of another’s feelings or problems
N.

EMPATHIZE
EMPATHY

5

n. any of the natural powers of the mind and body, such as sight or hearing

n. an inborn ability; a knack

n. all the teachers of a school

FACULTY

6

adj. very distressing or acutely painful

HARROWING

7

v. to damage, weaken, or lessen
N.

IMPAIR
IMPAIRMENT

8

v. to reach a conclusion through reasoning
N

INFER
INFERENCE

9

n. knowing or sensing something without the use of reason; and insight
Adj.

INTUITION
INTUITIVE

10

adj. plain to see; evident
v. to make clear; to reveal

MANIFEST

11

n. a very slight change in feeling or meaning; a gradation

NUANCE

12

adj. very destructive or harmful

PERNICIOUS

13

n. comfort or relief in sorrow or distress; consolation

SOLACE

14

n. a methodically and thoroughly written discussion of a topic

TREATISE

15

n. the popular fashion of the time; wide acceptance or favor

VOGUE

16

n. a feature that contributes to physical comfort

n. a feature that increases the attractiveness or value of a location

AMENITY
AMENITIES

17

adj. having a feeling of opposition or distaste
N

AVERSE
AVERSION

18

adj. so self-satisfied that one sees no need for change; unconcerned
N.

COMPLACENT
COMPLACENCY

19

v. to decay or to break down in basic elements

DECOMPOSE

20

v. to supply the money for; to pay

DEFRAY

21

v. to come out from a source

EMANATE

22

v. to picture in one’s mind; to imagine something in the future

ENVISAGE

23

adj. playfully or inappropriately humorous

FACETIOUS

24

n. a false or mistaken idea
Adj.

FALLACY
FALLACIOUS

25

n. an uproar; a state of great anger or excitement

FUROR

26

n. an episode or experience that is calm and carefree
Adj.

IDYLL
IDYLLIC

27

n. scarcity; smallness in number or amount

PAUCITY

28

adj. full of tiny holes or spaces; easily penetrated by gas or liquid

POROUS

29

v. to replace; to cause to be set aside because of superiority

SUPERSEDE

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adj. real; able to be touched

adj. possible to understand or realize; not vague or uncertain

TANGIBLE