English Words-Speak-3

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  1. Embed
    To enclose closely in or as if in a matrix. To make something an integeral part of
  2. Counundrum
    A question or problem only having a conjectural answer; an iniricate and difficult problem; a riddle whose anwser is or involves a pun
  3. Transformation
    An act, instance, or process of changing in composition or structure or changing the outward form or appearance or.
  4. Deranged
    Insane, diesturded in operation or function
  5. Germinate
    To cause to sprout or develp
  6. TItan
    A greek family of giants, the childran of Ur anus and Gaia, who sought to rule the heavens but were overthrown and surplanted by the family of Zeus. One that is gigantic in size or power: one that stands out for greatness of achievment
  7. Cubism
    A style of art stressing abstract structure at the expense of other pictorial elements especially by displaying several aspects of the same object simultaneously and by fragmenting the form of depicted objects
  8. Gargoyle
    • A sprout in the form of a grotesque human or animal figure projecing from a roof gutter to throw rainwater clear of a building
    • A grotesquely carved figure or a person with an ugly face.
  9. Carcass
    A dead body:corpse; especially : the dressed body of a meat animal
  10. Family Dynamics
    The way in which a family lives and interacts with one another. Whether good or bad, this changes who people are, ultimatley influencing how they view and interact with the world outside their family.
  11. Indentured
    Bound by a contract obliging one person to work for another for a given period of time
  12. Exemption
    The state of being free or released from some liability or requirment to which others are subject
  13. Chenille
    A wool, cotton, silk, or rayon yarn with a protuding pile
  14. Devious
    No straightforward; cunning
  15. Mulch
    A protective covering (as of sawdust, compost, or paper) spread or left on the ground
  16. Snigger
    To laugh in a covert or partly suppressed manner; to snicker
  17. Suffragette
    A woman who advocates voting rights for women
  18. Bellow
    To shout in a deep voice
  19. Indoctrination
    teach (a person or group) to accept a set of beliefs uncritically:
  20. Maladjusted
    Lacking harmony with one's environment
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English Words-Speak-3
2012-12-03 03:05:02
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