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Definition: to be deliberately vague in order to mislead Derivatives: equivocates, equivocated, equivocating Sentence: When asked how she felt about the.

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2 Definition: to be deliberately vague in order to mislead Derivatives: equivocates, equivocated, equivocating Sentence: When asked how she felt about the guy, she started to equivocate, not saying if it was love or hate. Part of Speech: verb Link: love or hate?

3 Definition: happening by chance, by accident, or at random; lucky Derivatives: fortuitously Sentence: It was fortuitous that the two of us won some money at the same machine. Part of Speech: adjective Link: the two of us

4 Definition: faultless; perfect Derivative: impeccably Sentence: The weight lifter had an impeccable body with great pecs. Part of Speech: adjective Link: great pecs

5 Definition: a person who serves as a connection between indivi- duals or groups; a go-between Derivative: liaisons Sentence: The student liaison presented the need for a special parking zone to the administration. Part of Speech: noun Link: need a zone

6 Definition: tending toward or open to something beforehand Derivative: predisposing Sentence: He was predisposed to bulldoze the building because he was bribed in advance. Part of Speech: adjective Link: bulldozed

7 Definition: a natural preference or tendency Derivative: propensities Sentence: Some people have a propensity for dogs while others have a tendency to prefer cats. Part of Speech: noun Link: tendency

8 Definition: deserving of blame, criticism, or disapproval Derivative: reprehensibly Sentence: Even a sensible woman can be tricked by a reprehensible serial killer. Part of Speech: adjective Link: sensible

9 Definition: a pretense or counterfeit; something meant to deceive Derivatives: shams, shammed, shamming Sentence: The he received was a sham; they were just trying to scam some money from him. Part of Speech: noun Link: scam

10 Definition: comfort in sorrow or misfortune; consolation Derivatives: solaced, solacing Sentence: They offered him solace after the death of his son, Wallace. Part of Speech: noun Link: Wallace

11 Definition: showing or expressing concern, care, or attention Derivatives: solicitously, solicitousness Sentence: The solicitous friend cares for us when we need it. Part of Speech: adjective Link: cares for us


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