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Definition: to urge with argument or strong advice; plead earnestly Derivatives: exhorts, exhorted, exhorting Sentence: He tried to exhort the bag away.

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2 Definition: to urge with argument or strong advice; plead earnestly Derivatives: exhorts, exhorted, exhorting Sentence: He tried to exhort the bag away from him with a huge argument to distract him. Part of Speech: verb Link: argument

3 Definition: very showy; strikingly bold Derivative: flamboyantly Sentence: The ostrich was so flamboyant when he put his wings up to show off. Part of Speech: adjective Link: ostrich

4 Definition: a minor weakness or character flaw; a minor fault in behavior Derivative: foibles Sentence: The sword guild thrives on foibles, minor weaknesses, to take advantage of their opponents. A foible is also a part of the sword between the middle and the point. Part of Speech: noun Link: sword guild

5 Definition: harmless; inoffensive Derivatives: innocuously, innocuousness Sentence: Goldie my innocuous, harmless dog looks so peaceful here with the flowers around her head. Part of Speech: adjective Link: innocuous, harmless dog

6 Definition: noble in mind and spirit; especially generous in forgiving Derivatives: magnanimously, magnanimousness Sentence: The football player used his status in a magnanimous way. He was extremely generous in donating his extra time to working with the orphanages. Part of Speech: adjective Link: extremely generous

7 Definition: a person who gains satisfaction from suffering physical or psychological pain Derivative: masochists Sentence: Was Houdini a magician or a masochist? Did he just enjoy inflicting pain on himself, or what? Part of Speech: noun Link: Houdini: magician or masochist?

8 Definition: extremely careful and exact; showing great attention to details Derivatives: meticulously, meticulousness Sentence: The meticulous housekeepers had to get every speck of dust or they could not relax and enjoy the day. Part of Speech: adjective Link: meticulous housekeepers

9 Definition: intense hatred or ill will; long-lasting resentment Derivative: Sentence: The rancor between the Capulets and the Montagues resulted in the death of their children: Romeo and Juliet. There had been ill-will in their families for as long as anyone could remember. Part of Speech: noun Link: ill will

10 Definition: an accusation made in response to an accuser; countercharge Derivative: recriminations Sentence: Igor made a responsive accusation when he gave Dr. Frankenstein the normal brain on Christmas morning. Dr. Frankenstein was filled with recrimination for the rude gift. Part of Speech: noun Link: responsive accusation

11 Definition: offensive; distasteful; repulsive Derivative: repugnantly Sentence: On “Fear Factor” you never know what type of repugnant stunt or type of obnoxious grub they will make you eat! Part of Speech: adjective Link: obnoxious grub


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