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  1. gran
    grain, seed
  2. granary
    a barn for storing grain
  3. granite
    a hard stone; unyielding endurance; steadfastness
  4. granulate
    to reduce to small particles, as sugar and salt
  5. granivorous
    feeding on grain and seeds, such as by certain birds
  6. pomegranate
    a red apple-like fruit full of seeds
  7. grand
  8. grandeur
    greatness of really impressive proportions; the quality of being grand; magnificence; nobility or greatness of character
  9. grandiose
    characterized by affectation of grandeur or splendor or by absurd exaggeration; impressive because of uncommon largeness, scope, effect, or grandeur
  10. grandee
    a man of elevated rank or station, especially a Spanish or Portuguese nobleman of thr first rank
  11. grandiloquence
    a lofty, extravagantly colorful or pompous style, manner or quality, especially in language
  12. self-aggrandizement
    act or practice of enhancing position, power, or wealth to oneself
  13. habit
    dwell, accustom
  14. habitual
    occurring without thought on the part of an individual; constant, often unconscious inclination to perform an act, acquired through frequent repetition
  15. habitable
    suitable to live in
  16. inhabitable
    suitable to reside in
  17. inhabited
    having inhabitants; populated
  18. uninhabited
    having no residents
  19. inhabitant
    a permanent resident; one who lives in a house or dwulling
  20. habitation
    house or dwelling; place of adobe; residence; natural environment or locality
  21. cohabit
    to live together as husband and wife; to live together in a sexual relationship when not married
  22. habitat
    the place where a person, thing or animal is most likely to be found
  23. habitue
    a frequenter of a particular place or kind of place, especially a place of entertainment; a devotee
  24. line
  25. lineman
    a man who sets up and repairs telephone lines; one employed to inspect and repair railroad tracks; a player positioned on the forward line
  26. lineage
    ones line of ancestors; the descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line
  27. delineate
    to sketch or depict; to draw or trace the outline of; to depict in words, pictures, or gestures
  28. interlinear
    inserted between lines of text; written with different languages or versions in alternating lines
  29. rectilinear
    moving in, consisting of, bounded by, or characterized by a straight line or lines; a figure whose lines are straight
  30. curvilinear
    formed, bounded by, or characterized by curved lines; a figure whose lines are curved
  31. lineament
    a distinctive shape, contour, or line, especially of the face; a definitive or characteristic feature
  32. loc
  33. locomotive
    the engine that moves a train from place to place
  34. location, locality, locale, locus
    designation of a particular place or area
  35. localize
    to confine to a particular locality or area
  36. relocate
    to establish a new place; to become established in a new residence or place of business
  37. allocate
    to designate for a special purpose; set apart ; allot
  38. localism
    a local idiom( expression) mannerism, or custom; devotion to local interests and customs
  39. loqu, locut
  40. loquacious
    very talkative, especially so; garrulous; habitually talkative
  41. eloquent
    in the manner of speaking fluently and effectively; persuasive and fluent; graceful in discourse; vividly or movingly expressive
  42. elocution
    the art of public speaking, emphasizing gesture, vocal production, and delivery
  43. colloquial
  44. soliloquy
    dramatic monologue in which a character talks to himself or reveals his thoughts in the form of a monologue without addressing a listener
  45. colloquy
    a conversation, especially a formal one; a written dialogue
  46. circumlocution
    the use of an unnecessary large number of words to express an idea; evasion in speech or writing; the use of prolix and indirect language
  47. magn
    great, large
  48. magnify
    to enlarge, as with a microscope
  49. magnificence
    greatness or lavishness of surroundings; splendor; grand or imposing beauty
  50. magnitude
    greatness of rank or position; greatness in size or extent; greatness in significance or influence
  51. Magna Carta
    the charter of liberties which King John of england was compelled to grant on June 15,1215; a document that serves as a guarantee of basic rights
  52. magna cum laude
    with high honors
  53. cum laude
    with honor; used on diplomas as a mark of high standing
  54. Charalemagne
    the greatest European ruler of the Middle Ages, Charles I
  55. magnate
    a powerful or influential person, especially in business or industry
  56. magnum opus
    a great work, especially a literary or artistic masterpiece; the greatest single work of an artist, writer, or composer
  57. mal
  58. malady
    a disease or disorder of the animal body; an unwholesome or disordered condition
  59. malaria
    a disease characterized by chills and fever and transmitted by certain mosquitoes, but formerly thought to be caused by bad air
  60. malign
    to utter injuriously misleading or false reports about; speak evil of with malicious intent
  61. malevolent
    having ill will
  62. malicious
    resulting from or having the nature of malice
  63. malignant
    showing great malevolence; evil; highly injurious; cancerous
  64. maladroit
    lacking dexterity; clumsy; lacking perception or judgment; tactless
  65. malpractice
    improper or negligent treatment of a patient by a physician, resulting in damage or injury; improper or unethical conduct by the holder of an official or professional position; an act or instance of improper practice
  66. malfeasance
    misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official
  67. malaise
    an indefinite feeling of debility or lack of health often indicative of or accompanying the onset of an illness; a vague sense of mental or moral ill-being; depression
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