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accept to take something that is given to you
except to leave out
altar a raised place used in religious services
alter to change
ascent the act of going up
assent to agree
brake a device for stopping or slowing a vehicle
break to come apart
cite to document
site a place
coarse rough
course moving from one point to the next
complement something that makes a thing whole or perfect
compliment to praise
conscience a sense of right and wrong
conscious state of being awake
descent coming from a higher place to a lower one
dissent to disagree
desert a dry, hot sandy area
dessert sweet final part of a meal
device something made for a certain purposed
devise to invent something or develop a plan
elicit to bring out
illicit illegal
eminent famous or well respected
imminent about to happen
faint weak
feint a movement meant to deceive
forth forward
fourth a number
here at or in a place
hear to receive sound through one's ears
hoard to save and store away
horde a very large group
hole an opening through something
whole the entire thing
loath reluctant
loathe greatly dislike
palate the roof of one's mouth
palette an artist's board for mixing paints
peace absence of fighting
piece a portion of something
plain clearly seen, heard, or understood
plane a flat surface
pore a very small opening in the skin
pour to cause something to flow
precede to come before
proceed to go forward
shear the cut the wool off sheep
sheer so thin you can see through it
stationary to stand still
stationery writing paper
waist part of the human body between the ribs and hips
waste to use or spend carelessly
weak without strength
week a period of seven days

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