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Seethe (verb) Definition: 1. to be in an angry or otherwise agitated emotional state; 2. to boil vigorously; 3. to be noisy with activity or boiling movements Example Sentences: – The neighbors will positively seethe...

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Puissant (adjective) Definition:  having great power, influence, or strength Example Sentences: – Donald Trump became the most puissant developer in New York. – The senator became more puissant when he was appointed chairman of the...

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Allure (noun, verb) Definition:  (n.) 1. an attractive or tempting quality; 2. the power to entice or attract; (v.) to attract in a powerful way Example Sentences: – The allure of big-city life draws young...

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Craven (adjective) Definition: contemptibly cowardly Example Sentences: – Wes believed that his craven agreement with everything his boss said would advance him professionally. – When his bravado evaporated, the mobster cravenly gave police the names...

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Machiavellian (adjective) Definition: using clever trickery, immoral methods, and expediency to achieve a desired goal, especially in politics Example Sentences: – The VP of Marketing, known for his Machiavellian maneuvers, has long been plotting his...

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Asylum (noun) Definition: 1. a shelter from hardship or danger; 2. a hospital for the mentally disabled Example Sentences: – Several hundred Cuban refugees managed to get onto U.S. soil and asked for political asylum....

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Foremost (adjective) Definition:  1. the most important; 2. before all else Example Sentences: – First and foremost, we will try to have fun, but our secondary goal is winning. – Professor Jackson was the university’s...

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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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