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  1. 1. Noun: a word, phrase, or sentence formed from another by rearranging its letters.
    Anagram: (Noun and Verb)
  2. 2. Noun: a game in which the players build words by transposing and, often, adding letters.
    Anagram: (Noun and Verb)
  3. 3. Verb: to form (the letters of a text) into a secret message by rearranging them.
    Anagram: (Noun and Verb)
  4. 4. Verb: to rearrange (the letter of a text) so as to discover a secret message.
    Anagram: (Noun and Verb)
  5. 1. Adj: logically connected; consistent.
    Coherent: (Adj.)
  6. 2. Adj: cohering; sticking together.
    Coherent: (Adj.)
  7. 3. Adj: having a natural or due agreement of parts; harmonious.
    Coherent: (Adj.)
  8. 4. Adj: Physics, Optics. of or pertaining to waves that maintain a fixed phase relationship.
    Coherent: (Adj.)
  9. 1. Noun: a stick with a pointed or electrically charged end, for driving cattle, oxen, etc.; prod.
    Goad: (Noun and Verb)
  10. 2. Noun: anything that pricks or wounds like a stick.
    Goad: (Noun and Verb)
  11. 3. Noun: something that encourages, urges, or drives; a stimulus.
    Goad: (Noun and Verb)
  12. 4. Verb: to prick or drive with, or as if with, a goad; prod; incite.
    Goad: (Noun and Verb)
  13. 1. Adj: not committing oneself, or not involving committal, to a particular view, course, or the like.
    Noncommittal: (Adj.)
  14. 1. Adj: resembling or befitting Don Quixote.
    Quixotic: (Adj.)
  15. 2. Adj: extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, or impracticable.
    Quixotic: (Adj.)
  16. 3. Adj: impulsive and often rashly unpredictable.
    Quixotic: (Adj.)
  17. 1. Adj: a positive statement or declaration, often without support or reason.
    Assertion: (Adj.)
  18. 2. Adj: an act of asserting
    Assertion: (Adj.)
  19. 1. Verb: to explode with a loud noise; detonate.
    Fulminate: (Verb and Noun)
  20. 2. Verb: to issue denunciations or the like.
    Fulminate: (Verb and Noun)
  21. 3. Verb: to cause to explode.
    Fulminate: (Verb and Noun)
  22. 4. Verb: to issue or pronounce with vehement denunciation, condemnation, or the like.
    Fulminate: (Verb and Noun)
  23. 5. Noun: one of a group unstable, explosive compounds derived from fulminic acid.
    Fulminate: (Verb and Noun)
  24. 1. Adj: not explicable; incapable of being accounted for or explained.
    Inexplicable: (Adj.)
  25. 1. Adj: capable of being explained.
    Explicable: (Adj.)
  26. 1. Noun: the trunk of an elephant.
    Proboscis: (Noun)
  27. 2. Noun: any long flexible snout.
    Proboscis: (Noun)
  28. 3. Noun: Also called beak. the elongate protruding mouth parts of certain insects, adapted for sucking or piercing.
    Proboscis: (Noun)
  29. 4. Noun: any of various elongate feeding, defensive, or sensory organs of the oral region, as in certain leeches and worms.
    Proboscis: (Noun)
  30. 5. Noun: the human nose, especially when unusually long or prominent.
    Proboscis: (Noun)
  31. 1. Verb: to think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess.
    Surmise: (Noun and Verb)
  32. 2. Verb: to conjecture or guess.
    Surmise: (Noun and Verb)
  33. 3. Noun: a matter of conjecture.
    Surmise: (Noun and Verb)
  34. 4. Noun: an idea or thought of something as being possibly or likely.
    Surmise: (Noun and Verb)
  35. 5. Noun: conjecture or opinion.
    Surmise: (Noun and Verb)
  36. 1. Noun: a short account of a particular incident or event, especially of an interesting or amusing nature.
    Anecdote: (Noun)
  37. 2. Noun: a short, obscure historical or biographical account.
    Anecdote: (Noun)
  38. 1. Adj: pertaining to or coming to a climax.
    Climatic: (Adj.)
  39. 1. Noun: a concluding part added to a literary work, as a novel.
    Epilogue: (Noun)
  40. 2. Noun: a speech, usually in verse, delivered by one of the actors after the conclusion of a play.
    Epilogue: (Noun)
  41. 3. Noun: the person speaking this.
    Epilogue: (Noun)
  42. 1. Adj: done, spoken, performed, etc., without special advance preparation; impromptu.
    Extemporaneous: (Adj.)
  43. 2. Adj: previously planned but delivered with the help of few or no notes.
    Extemporaneous: (Adj.)
  44. 3. Adj: speaking or performing with little or no advance preparation.
    Extemporaneous: (Adj.)
  45. 4. Adj: made for the occasion, as a shelter.
    Extemporaneous: (Adj.)
  46. 1. Noun: strict observance of promises, duties, etc.
    Fidelity: (Noun)
  47. 2. Noun: loyalty.
    Fidelity: (Noun)
  48. 3. Noun: conjugal faithfulness.
    Fidelity: (Noun)
  49. 1. Adj: of or pertaining to, or characteristic of marriage.
    Conjugal: (Adj.)
  50. 2. Adj: pertaining to the relation between marriage partners.
    Conjugal: (Adj.)
  51. 4. Noun: adherence to fact or detail.
    Fidelity: (Noun)
  52. 1. Noun: the quality of adhering; steady devotion, support, allegiance, or attachment.
    Adherence: (Noun)
  53. 2. Noun: the act or state of adhering; adhesion.
    Adherence: (Noun)
  54. 1. Verb: to stay attached; stick fast; cleave; cling.
    Adhere: (Verb)
  55. 2. Verb: to be united by a molecular force acting in the area of contact.
    Adhere: (Verb)
  56. 3. Verb: to be devoted in support or allegiance; be attached as a follower or upholder.
    Adhere: (Verb)
  57. 4. Verb: to hold closely or firmly.
    Adhere: (Verb)
  58. 5. Verb: to be consistent.
    Adhere: (Verb)
  59. 5. Noun: accuracy; exactness.
    Fidelity: (Noun)
  60. 1. Noun: a person's strong suit, or most highly developed characteristic, talent, or skill; something that one excels in.
    Forte: (Noun)
  61. 2. Noun: the stronger part of a sword blade, between the middle and the hilt.
    Forte: (Noun)
  62. 1. Noun: a connoisseur of fine food and drink; epicure.
    Gourmet: (Noun and Adj.)
  63. 2. Adj: of or characteristic of a gourmet, especially in involving or purporting to involve high-quality or exotic ingredients and skilled preparation.
    Gourmet: (Noun and Adj.)
  64. 3. Adj: elaborately equipped for the preparation of fancy, specialized, or exotic meals.
    Gourmet: (Noun and Adj.)
  65. 1. Adj: pertaining to or suffering from hypochondria, an excessive preoccupation with and worry about one's health; produced by hypochondria.
    Hypochondriac: (Adj. and Noun)
  66. 2. Adj: of or pertaining to the hypochondrium.
    Hypochondriac: (Adj. and Noun)
  67. 1. Noun: either of two regions of the abdomen, situated on each side of the epigastrium and above the lumbar regions.
    Hypochondrium: (Noun)
  68. 3. Noun: a person suffering from or subject to hypochondria.
    Hypochondriac: (Adj. and Noun)
  69. 4. Noun: a person who worries or talks excessively about his or her health.
    Hypochondriac: (Adj. and Noun)
  70. 1. Noun: a person, especially a child or young person, having extraordinary talent or ability.
    Prodigy: (Noun)
  71. 2. Noun: a marvelous example.
    Prodigy: (Noun)
  72. 3. Noun: something wonderful or marvelous; a wonder.
    Prodigy: (Noun)
  73. 4. Noun: something abnormal or mysterious.
    Prodigy: (Noun)
  74. 5. Noun: something extraordinary regarded as of prophetic significance.
    Prodigy: (Noun)
  75. 1. Noun: a mark or physical mark, or a point/place on the skin that bleeds during certain mental states, as in hysteria; that is characteristic of a defect or disease.
    Stigma: (Noun)
  76. 2. Noun: a mark of disgrace or infamy; a stain or reproach, as on one's reputation.
    Stigma: (Noun)
  77. 3. Noun: a small mark, spot, or pore on an animal or organ; eyespot of a protozoan; entrance into the respiratory system of insects.
    Stigma: (Noun)
  78. 4. Noun: part of a pistil that receives the pollen.
    Stigma: (Noun)

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