AMSCO 4

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AMSCO 4
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  1. (v)make friendly, hostile, or indifferent;estrange disaffect
    alienate
  2. (v)attract and hold the attention and interest of;fascinate; charm
    captivate
  3. (adj)now going on or existing; generally accepted or prevailing at the moment; present; contemporary
    current
  4. (n)quality of being discreet (judicious in one's conduct or speech, especially with regard to maintaining silence about something of a delicate nature); prudence; circumspection
    discretion
  5. (adj)having a strong or vehement effect; extreme; severe; harsh
    drastic
  6. (v)make an exact copy of; imitate; reproduce
    duplicate
  7. (v)withdraw from; vacate; leave
    evacuate
  8. (n)quality of being patient or self-controlled when provoked; patience; leniency
    forbearance
  9. (adj)serving no useful purpose; completely ineffective; fruitless; vain
    futile
  10. (adj)closely or significantly related; relevant; pertinent
    germane
  11. (adj)given to or marked by deception, falsehood, or divergence from the truth; dishonest; untruthful
    mendacious
  12. (v)arouse anger or resentment in; wound the pride or; nettle; peeve; irritate
    pique
  13. (v)weigh carefully in the mind; appraise; consider
    ponder
  14. (n)state of being deprived of the usual necessities of life; want; need; deprivation
    privation
  15. (n)soft, swampy ground that yields under the foot; entrapping situation; morass; predicament
    quagmire
  16. (n)very small piece or amount; fragment; particle; scrap
    shred
  17. (adj)made or done seriously or thoughtfully; serious; earnest
    solemn
  18. (adj)resulting from a natural impulse or tendency, without effort or premeditation; unpremeditated; instinctive
    spontaneous
  19. (n)position of an individual in relation to others; rank; standing
    status
  20. (v)take by force or violent effort; extort; wring
    wrest

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