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Buzzword Test 3

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TermDefinition
abolish (v) formally put an end to (a system, practice, or institution) synonym: end
apprehend (v) arrest (someone) for a crime synonym: arrest
audacious (adj) showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks; showing an impudent lack of respect synonym: daring, rude
defer (v) put off to a later time synonym: postpone
emanate (v) originate from; be produced by synonym: derive
explicit (adj) stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt synonym: straightforward
fester (v) become infected with bacteria synonym: discharge
frantic (adj) wild or distraught with fear, anxiety, or other emotion synonym: distraught
fundamental (adj) forming a necessary base or core; of central importance (n) a central or primary rule or principle on which something is based synonym: underlying, basics
hysterical (adj) deriving from or affected by uncontrollable extreme emotion synonym: overwrought
ingenuity (n) the quality of being clever, original, and inventive synonym: creativity
intrigue (v) arouse the curiosity or interest of (n) the secret planning of something illicit or detrimental to someone synonym: fascinate, plot
kindred (n) one's family and relations (adj) similar in kind synonym: family, related
languish (v) lose or lack vitality; grow weak or feeble synonym: weaken
momentous (adj) of great importance or significance, especially in its bearing on the future synonym: important
monologue (n) a long speech by one actor in a play or movie, or as part of a theatrical or broadcast program synonym: address
precarious (adj) not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse; dependent on chance synonym: uncertain
quandary (n) a state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation synonym: predicament
rebuke (v) express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions (n) an expression of sharp disapproval or criticism synonym: reprimand, scolding
transaction (n) an exchange or transfer of goods, services, or funds synonym: trade
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