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to appoint, to send on a mission, to charge with
body of ideas, achievements, and morals;
the crooked judge, retiring today, leaves behind a legacy of dishonesty and corruption.
to divide up, especially responsiblities
our parents dlegated the easiest task, like collecting firewood, to the younger childern
plan of action; purpose
although some critics have wondered whether the author had a political agenda in her last nobel, she insist that there was not secret purpose.
seek to solve a problem before it occurs
gwen, who was proactive about getting a job, was hired right after she left college
demanding perfection; strict
the exacting conductor sometimes kept the orchestra for hours to practice a single passage.
desire to avoid; disgust
after months of eating primarily peanut butter, izzie began to feel repulsion for it
to scatter about, break up.
poilcemen were sent to dispel the crowd of onlookers that had gathered near the accident
to cause to move towards; push
a strong wind propelled the toy boat across the surface of the lake
the number of people at the beach on any day is relative to the weather and the season.
excellant; above all others
for superlative performance at work, holly was awrded a big promotion
the surgeon dilated the opening of Anthoney's windpipe so he could breath better