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grat

pleasant, thank, favor

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congratulate

express ones pleasure to another person at that person's success

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gracious

pleasant, courteous, kindly

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grateful

feeling or expressing gratitude, thankful

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gratify

give or be a source of pleasure or satisfaction

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gratis

without charge or payment, free

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gratitude

thankfulness

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gratuitous

  1. given freely

  2. unwarranted

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gratuity

present of money in return for a service, tip

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ingrate

ungrateful person

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ingratiate

establish oneself in the favor or good graces of another

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mor (mort)

death

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immortal

not subject to death, imperishable

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immortality

  1. eternal life

  2. lasting fame

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moribund

dying, near death

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mortal

  1. destined to die

  2. human

  3. causing death, fatal

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mortal

human being, person

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mortality

  1. death rate

  2. mortal nature

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mortician

undertaker

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mortification

shame, humiliation, embarrassment

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mortify

embarrass, shame, humiliate

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mortuary

funeral home

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rigor mortis

stiffness of the body that sets in several hours after death

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corp

body

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corporal

bodily, as corporal punishment

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corporation

body authorized by law to act as a single person and to have rights and duties

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corps

  1. organized body of persons

  2. branch of the military

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corpse

dead body

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corpulent

bulky, obese, very fat

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corpus

general collection or body of writings, laws, etc.

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corpuscle

  1. blood cell

  2. minute particle

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corpus delicti

  1. facts proving that a crime has been committed

  2. body of the victim in a murder case

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esprit de corpus

spirit of a body of person, group spirit

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habeas corpus

  1. order requiring a detained person to be brought before a court to investigate the legality of that person's detention

  2. right of a citizen to secure court protection against illegal imprisonment

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incorporate

combine so as to form one body

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duct

lead, conduct, draw

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aqueduct

artificial channel for conducting water over a distance

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conducive

tending to lead to, contributive, helpful

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conduct

lead, guide, escort

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deduction

  1. taking away, subtraction

  2. reasoning from the general to the particular

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duct

tube or channel for conducting a liquid, air, etc.

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ductile

  1. able to be drawn out or hammered thin

  2. easily led, docile

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induce

lead on; move by persuasion

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induct

admit as a member, initiate

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induction

  1. ceremony by which one is made a member, initiation

  2. reasoning from the particular to the general

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seduction

enticement, leading astray into wrongdoing

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traduce

(literally "lead along" as to speculate to bring into disgrace) malign; slander; vilify; calumniate

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viaduct

bridge for conduction a road or railroad over a valley, river, etc.

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secut-

follow

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consecutive

following in regular order, successive

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consequence

  1. that which follows logically, result

  2. importance as a person of consequence

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execute

  1. follow through to completion, carry out

  2. put to death

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inconsequential

of no consequence, trivial, unimportant

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non sequitur

statement that does not follow from previous statements

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persecute

oppress, harass, annoy

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prosecute

  1. follow to the end of until finished

  2. conduct legal proceedings against, sue

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sequel

something that follows, continuation, consequence, outcome

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sequence

the following of one thing after another, succession, orderly series

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sequential

arranged in a sequence, serial

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cur-

run

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concur

  1. agree, to be of the same opinion

  2. happen together, coincide

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concurrent

running together, occuring at the same time, simultaneous

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current

now in progress, prevailing

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current

flow

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curriculum

course of study in a school or college

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cursive

running or flowing

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cursory

running over hastily, superficially done, as a cursory glance

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discursive

wandering from one topic to another, rambling, digressive

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excursion

going out of forth, expedition

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incur

  1. meet with something undesirable

  2. bring upon oneself

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incursion

  1. rushing into

  2. hostile invasion, raid

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precursor

forerunner, predecessor

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recur

happen again

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gress-

step, walk, go

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aggressive

disposed to attack, militant, assertive, pushing

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egress

means of going out, exit

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graduation

  1. change by steps or stages

  2. act of grading

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grade

step, stage, degree, rating

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gradient

  1. rate at which a road, railroad track, temperature, voltage, ect. rise or falls

  2. slope, inclination

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gradual

step-by-step; proceeding by small stages or degrees

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graduate

complete all the steps of a course and receive a diploma or degree

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graduated

arranged in regular steps, stages, or degrees

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progressive

going forward to something considered better

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regressive

disposed to move backward, retrogressive

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retrograd

  1. going backward

  2. becoming worse

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retrogression

act of going from a better to a worse state, deterioration

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transgress

step beyond the limits or barriers, go beyond, break a law, violate

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biped

two footed animal

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centipede

wormlike animal with one pair of legs on most of its segments

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expedite

  1. facilitate

  2. accelerate or speed up

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impede

hinder, obstruct, block

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impediment

  1. hindrance, obstacle

  2. defect

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millipede

wormlike animal with two pairs of legs on most of its segments

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pedal

lever acted on by the foot

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pedestal

  1. support or foot of a column or statue

  2. foundation

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pedestrian

person traveling on foot

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pedestrian

commonplace, as a pedestrian performance; unimaginative; dull

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velocipede

  1. child's tricycle

  2. early form of bicycle

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tact-

touch

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