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02/24/2008

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Disdain
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Verb: to regard with contempt; to despise
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Vantage

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Noun: an advantage; superiority
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Equivocate

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Verb: to intentionally mislead with confusing language.
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Solicit
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Verb: To seek or obtain by persuasion.
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Somnambulate
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Verb: to sleep walk

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Solipsism
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Noun: the philosophical theory that the self is the only thing that can be know.
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Rent
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Verb: to tear apart

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Resolute

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Adj: unwavering; firm; determined
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Chafe
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Verb: to irritate by rubbing; to annoy

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Sovereignty

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Noun: royal rank or power; complete independance and self-government
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Pernicious
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Adj: Deadly or destructive
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Mordant
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Adj: bitingly sarcastic
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Trenchant
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Adj: forceful and effective (a trenchant argument)
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Diminutive

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Adj: Tiny (noun: the shorter form, as in mike for micheal)
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Homely
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Adj: Plain
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Dolorous

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Adj:marked by sorrow
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Doppelganger
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Noun: a ghostly double of a living person.