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Sustain (verb) Definition: 1. to maintain something or keep it in existence; 2. to experience something, especially suffering; 3. to support and encourage Example Sentences: – She works two jobs in order to sustain her...

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Amalgamate (verb) Definition: to join or combine together with something else Example Sentences: – If we amalgamate our various resources, the project will be finished more quickly. – Dentists usually amalgamate mercury with silver to...

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Prolong (verb) Definition:  1. to lengthen in extent or duration; 2. to cause something to last longer. Example Sentences: – Janice tried to prolong the effects of my professional teeth whitening by abstaining from coffee...

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Decadence (noun) Definition:  a state of decay or a decline in morality Example Sentences: – I believe that our disintegration of moral values is not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of...

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Empirical (adjective) Definition: Based on observation, experience, or experimentation (rather than on theory or speculation) Example Sentences: – People are generally more prone to listen to advice based on empirical evidence. – She tried to...

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Widespread (adjective) Definition: 1. common and occurring widely or affecting many people or places; 2. spread far apart Example Sentences: – The region has been plagued with widespread mudslides due to the unusually heavy rainfall....

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Apposite (adjective) Definition: Highly appropriate and well-suited to the circumstance. Example Sentences: – Since her research was apposite to the topic of the conference, the committee accepted her paper. – Child development is an apposite...

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Multifarious (adjective) Definition: having many diverse elements, parts, members, or components. Multifarious is similar to multi-faceted and has a similar meaning. In both cases, the prefix multi- means “many.” Multifarious refers to anything varied and...

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