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Subjects : sat, english, vocabulary
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1. Cliched - worn out by overuse

2. Off to the side

3. Cannot be touched ('goodwill'); vague

4. Impulsive action - unplanned events

5. Vacant; lacking content or substance

6. Feverish

7. Sneering; bitter or sarcastic ('a sardonic laugh')

8. The way something is phrased

9. Lacking emotion

10. To suffer from oppressive heat

11. Quarrelsome woman

12. Suave; sophisticated; charming

13. Someone who studies clues

14. To read through with attention

15. Punishment (as from God) for past wrongdoing

16. The essential details of how something is to be accomplished.

17. A scholarly article or essay on a certain topic

18. Harmless

19. To lessen the severity of; moderate; soften; lessen

20. Replaced

21. To overthrow; to undermine (adj. Subversive)

22. Capable of using both hands with equal skill

23. An emotional purging

24. Indifference

25. Authoritative command

26. Lecture

27. Unselfish

28. Unchecked; wild

29. Courage

30. Lacking reverence; not pious

31. Lacking vitality; listless and weak

32. To persuade by flattery

33. To visualize or imagine

34. Bitter and sharp in language or tone; mean-spirited;

35. Hatred of marriage

36. Disunite

37. To banish (usually from a church)

38. An illness or unwholesome condition

39. Fair towards all parties involved

40. Exile

41. Sympathy - helpfulness or mercy

42. Capable of holding much; roomy

43. Not penetrable (by water)

44. Pertaining to earthly matters

45. Impulsive; marked by sudden action or emotion

46. To scold severely

47. Angelic

48. To cause belief

49. Formal etiquette

50. Actual; touchable