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Definition: very obvious, often offensively so Derivative: blatantly Sentence: Ray meant to show a blatant disregard for the “ No Smoking” sign as he.

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2 Definition: very obvious, often offensively so Derivative: blatantly Sentence: Ray meant to show a blatant disregard for the “ No Smoking” sign as he puffed on his cigar. Part of Speech: adjective Link: Ray meant

3 Definition: something that weakens, damages, or destroys Derivative: blights Sentence: These plants are a fright because of blight which is ruining them. Part of Speech: noun Link: fright

4 Definition: to plan cleverly; think up Derivatives: contrives, contrived, contriving Sentence: He will contrive to pay all of his debts by the time this date arrives. He plans to keep track of everything he buys. Part of Speech: verb Link: arrive

5 Definition: to mix up or confuse (as a story or a message); scramble Derivatives: garbles, garbled, garbling Sentence: I am afraid that I will garble the message about the marble because my brain is scrambled after ten hours on the computer. Part of Speech: verb Link: marble

6 Definition: thin and bony Derivative: gauntly, gauntness Sentence: He was so gaunt that people started to call him “Skinny Haunt.” Part of Speech: adjective Link: Skinny Haunt

7 Definition: to feel or express delight or self-satisfaction, often spitefully Derivatives: gloats, gloated, gloating Sentence: The rich man will gloat when he claims that his boat is the biggest afloat. Part of Speech: verb Link: boat

8 Definition: perfectly clean Derivatives: immaculately, immaculateness Sentence: It is difficult when one person is immaculate but not their roommate, isn’t it? Part of Speech: adjective Link: isn’t it?

9 Definition: using someone else’s writings or ideas as one’s own Derivatives: plagiarize, plagiarized, plagiarizing, plagiarisms Sentence: His report on Communism contained three examples of plagiarism. Part of Speech: noun Link: Communism

10 Definition: an uneasy feeling about how right or proper a particular action is Derivative: qualms Sentence: When my brother announced he was getting a pool for under $10, I had qualms. Apparently, my uneasy calm was justified. Part of Speech: noun Link: calm

11 Definition: to return an injury for an injury; pay back Derivatives: retaliates, retaliated, retaliating Sentence: I had to retaliate for the time he gave me a belly ache. Part of Speech: verb Link: belly ache


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