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Subjects : sat, english, vocabulary
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1. Effective back to a stated point in time

2. To supplant or replace

3. To make clear

4. To irritate

5. To the point; laconic

6. Punishment (as from God) for past wrongdoing

7. A room on the top floor of a house - typically under a pitched roof; an attic

8. Okay to lose

9. An expression of praise

10. Hasty

11. Something that measures duration

12. Harsh-sounding

13. Outstanding

14. To agree with ('does not comport with the facts')

15. Elasticity; property of a material that enables it to resume

16. To harden; to become accustomed to

17. Worldly; ordinary; everyday

18. Proper

19. To reproduce (an event or action)

20. A person of extensive learning

21. Deadlocked position where no one can win

22. Mild expression of an offensive fact

23. Projectile weapon

24. Unyielding; stubborn; determined

25. To grind or strike (the teeth - for example) together.

26. To support

27. Wandering

28. Persuade by flattery

29. Harmless

30. Positive in nature; factually valid

31. Peaceful; prosperous - carefree

32. A leave of absence from duty

33. The act of compensating for a past misdeed; to put back

34. Famous

35. Excessive oversupply

36. Deeply rooted

37. Polished in manner

38. A challenge

39. An earnest request; plea

40. Showy; tasteless

41. Possessed by self-love

42. Of a single color

43. The method of using emotional reaction (like fear) to convince

44. Supple; bending easily

45. Deeply felt

46. Strongly persuasive or compelling

47. Frightening or gloomy

48. Pleasant

49. An opening or entry for a new idea or undertaking

50. Chain