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cyn
dog
officious
nosy
daunted
intimidated
cede
go
vergonzoso
embarassing
feign
to pretend
nefarious
extremely wicked
continence
self-control, self-restraint
demeanor
outward behaviour
palabrotas
bad words
doleful
–adjectivesorrowful; mournful; melancholy: a doleful look on her face.
Temerity
Foolish or rash.
pretentious
arrogant; outward show
Apocryphal
Of doubtful authenticity
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evanescent
quickly fading or disappearing
buf foon'
syn: jester, fool.
condole
express sympathetic sorrow (verb)
priority
Precedence, especially established by order of importance or urgency.
countenance
to permit or tolerate:
suppongo di sì
i suppose so
pernicious
-adjectivecausing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious
ambiguity
uncertaintyHe only vaguely explained the essay, so the class was left with a lot of ________ about what needed to be done.
facetious
dissenting; differ in opinion; humorous
Recapitalization
– Exchanging existing financing for new financing.  Sometimes includes bringing in new equity and/or debt, or restructuring current obligations with new terms.
entreaty
earnest request or petition; supplication.
cadaverous
of or like a corpse.
Disinter
to dig up or exhume something
Downtrodden
(adj) treated unfairly and cruelly, oppressed
 
synonyms: mistreated, ground underfoot
antonyms: uplifted, liberated
 
Most of the immigrants at Ellis Island represented the downtrodden masses yearning to be free.
 
Dichotomy
Division into two parts (usually contradictory) (republican and democrat)
Admonish 3 syllables verbThe librarian had to admonish the noisy students several times before they settled down.
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a dutysynonyms; warn, call on the carpetantonyms; praise pat on the back
创业
chuàng yè /to begin an undertaking/to start a major task/to initiate/
impromptu
made or done without previous preparation:
wunderkind
a wonder child or child prodigy.
censorship
the act of examining published material for the purpose of suppressing parts deemed objectionable on moral, political or military grounds
Dynamic Character
a character that changes throughout the course of the literary work
 
 
retentive
able to hold, keep, or recall; retaining knowledge easily
 
antonyms:porous forgetful
Concur
to be of the same opinion, agree
reprove
(v) to scold gently; criticize or coreect(syn. admonish)
判读
pàn dú /to interpret/to read and discriminate/
sapient
having or showing great wisdom or sound judgment.
epistolary
contained in or carried on by letters:
rhododendron
any evergreen or deciduous shrub or tree belonging to the genus Rhododendron, of the heath family, having rounded clusters of showy, pink, purple, or white flowers and oval or oblong leaves.
Empire
A political unit in which groups of people are controlled by a single unit
Peculate
to steal something that has been given into ones trust; to take improperly for ones own use.
incandescent
emitting light as a result of being heated; characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance
endometrial polyps present with this sx
irregular vaginal bleeding
mince
to walk or move with short, affectedly dainty steps.
mitigate
to lessen in force or intensity, as wrath, grief, harshness, or pain; moderate.
diaphragm -
a thin flexible disk (as in a microphone or loudspeaker) that vibrates when struck by sound waves or that vibrates to generate sound waves
Dry gains
– Gains for which no cash is received.  So-called dry gains occur when depreciation is recaptured.
lake
a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land.
breach
noun, verb
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Because of a serious _________ of the rules, two players were ejected from the game.
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to create an opening, break through.
 
ant: close seal
judicial review
the power of a court to adjudicate the constitutionality of the laws of a government or the acts of a government official
How does arterial spasm from sclerotherapy present?
What are the treatments? 
Porcelain white appearance at the site of injection
followed by hemorrhagic bullae in two to 48 hours and then ulceration
 
Vigorous massage
2% nitroglycerine 
breach              None                       (Noun and Verb)                      (n.) Because of the serious ________ of the rules, two players were ejected from the game.
(v.)Our troops we unable to ________ the enemy

(n) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; (v) to create an opening, break through (ant) (v) close, seal
 
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