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V. To emphasize or stress

ACCENTUATE

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N. An enthusiastic follower; a supporter or fan

AFICIONADO

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N. A thing or event that precedes another
Adj. Going before; preceding

ANTECEDENT

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Adj. Moving or tending away from the center

CENTRIFUGAL

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Adj. Having numerous coils or folds
Adj. Complicated or intricate

CONVOLUTED

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V. To kill by cutting off the head

DECAPITATE

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Adj. Not straight forward; insincere

DISINGENUOUS

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Adj. To evident to be doubted; unquestionable

INDUBITABLE

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Adj. Dulled or wearied by excess or overindulgence

JADED

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Adj. Deriving pleasure from being mistreated mentally or physically

MASOCHISTIC
N. MASOCHIST

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N. Force or speed of movement; force or energy that keeps something moving

MOMENTUM

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Adj. Going out of use; becoming obsolete

OBSOLESCENT

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Adj. Having possibility or capability
N. Capacity for growth and development

POTENTIAL

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N. Internal organs of the body

VISCERA
Adj. VISCERAL

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N. An act of consciously choosing or deciding; free will

VOLITION

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V. To gather or collect for one’s use or profit; to accumulate

AMASS

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V. Pronounce distinctly
V. To express one’s thoughts, feelings, or beliefs in words
Adj. Able to speak in clear and effective language

ARTICULATE

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V. To kill or destroy a large portion of a group

DECIMATE

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Adj. Skillful or useful in the use of hands or mind

DEXTEROUS
N. DEXTERITY

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N. Style of clothing; costume
V. To clothe or dress

GARB

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Adj. Enjoying the company of others; sociable

GREGARIOUS

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Adj. Existing as a natural part of something

INHERENT

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Adj. Motherly
Adj. Related to or inherited through one’s mother

MATERNAL

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V. To care for and give sustenance to
N. Process of raising one’s young

NURTURE

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Adj. Tending to push oneself forward in an unwelcome matter
Adj. Noticeable in an undesirable way

OBTRUSIVE

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V. To imitate the style of someone or something in order to make fun of it
N. An imitation that exaggerates for comic effect

PARODY

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Adj. Aggressive; easy to fight or quarrel

PUGNACIOUS
N. PUGNACITY

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Adj. Deserving blame or rebuke

REPREHENSIBLE

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Adj. Easily managed or controlled

TRACTABLE

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Adj. Comical because of strangeness; clownish

ZANY