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Flagship (noun) Definition: 1. the most important of a group of related things; 2. the ship in which the commanding officer is stationed Example Sentences: – This new, top-of-the-line computer will be our flagship, model....

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Renown (noun) Definition:  widespread fame and exalted reputation Example Sentences: РLance Armstrong is world renowned for his cycling abilities and perseverance against all odds. РLoma Linda Medical Center has renown for its work...

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Atrophy (verb, noun) Definition: (v.) to weaken or waste away, especially from lack of use; (n.) 1. the weakening, decreasing, or degeneration of a muscle or part of the body; 2. any weakening or degenerative...

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Stave (verb) Definition: to prevent something bad from happening or to postpone something bad from happening until later Example Sentences: – Let’s get you a snack to stave off your hunger until dinner. – We...

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Trifling (adjective) Definition: having little value or significance Example Sentences: – I will not even discuss such a trifling subject. – Mary could barely live on her trifling salary. – My coworkers argued incessantly about...

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Torrid (adjective) Definition: 1. extremely hot and unpleasant; 2. steamy and passionate; 3. fast-paced, rapid Example Sentences: – She brought a beach umbrella to the picnic to escape the torrid midday sun. – I refused...

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Duplicity (noun) Definition: 1. the act or state of dishonesty and deception; 2. the state of being twofold Example Sentences: – I’m sensing duplicity on this deal; Im not sure I trust them. – A...

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