15honeIf you wish to kill something with that old spear you must first hone it to a sharp point. Camps will hone your skills in horseback riding and surviving in the wilderness. You must first hone the knife if you will use it in the kitchen.
16Sharpen with a whetstone. Synonyms: sharpen, grind, edge honeVerbSharpen with a whetstone.Synonyms: sharpen, grind, edge
18gorgeJohnny and I gorged ourselves on barbecue sandwiches and banana splits. I'm not going to the holiday cookie exchange because I don't want to gorge myself on sweets all afternoon. The Jones River is gorged with water during the rainy season.
19gorgeVerbEat a large amount greedily; fill oneself with food: "we used to go to all the little restaurants and gorge ourselves“.Synonyms: gobble, devour, guzzle, cramAntonyms: munch, nibble
21antiquatedThe spinning wheel is an antiquated machine. Aunt Hilda's sense of style was somewhat antiquated. Frustrated, Mrs. Smith cannot get broadband through her phone line due to antiquated technology servicing her countryside home.
22antiquated Adjective Old-fashioned or outdated Synonyms: aged, dated, elderly, fusty, old hat, old-fangled, old-fashioned, out-of-date, outwornAntonyms: modern, new, recent
27caricatureIn keeping with expression "A picture is worth a thousand words," a political cartoonist can, with one clever caricature, destroy a politician's career. These poor animals are mere caricatures of their magnificent wild counterparts. The world, in the person of those we meet, must shape our lives or else we become unhealthy caricatures of ourselves.
28caricatureNounexaggeration by means of often ludicrous distortion of parts or characteristicsa representation especially in literature or art that has the qualities of caricatureSynonyms: mockery; cartoon
34The scent of lilacs slowly diffused through the open window. VerbTo spread or scatter freely or widelyExample:The scent of lilacs slowly diffused through the open window.Synonym: disperseAntonym: concentrate
35DiffuseAdjectivewordy, long-winded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spreadExample:The speech was so long and diffuse that most members of the audience were thoroughly confused by it.Synonym: ramblingAntonym: brief
43amalgamateCompanies often merge or amalgamate when they exist in a common industry. Dentists will amalgamate silver and mercury to form a filling for cavities in teeth.
44amalgamateVerbCombine or unite to form one organization or structure: "he amalgamated his company with another”Synonyms: blend, combine, incorporate, integrate, interfuse, intermix, meld, merge, mixAntonyms: break down, break up, separate
46beleaguerThe beleaguered crew was outgunned, out-manned, and outranked, but they valiantly refused to surrender. Once beleaguered and defeated, they now glow with life and hope and humor.
47beleaguer Verb to surround or beset, as with troubles. to surround with military forces.to surround or beset, as with troubles.Synonyms: annoy, badger, blockade, nag, tease, worryAntonyms: leave alone