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Juxtapose

To place close together

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Kernel

A grain or seed

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Kinsfolk

Relatives

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Laggard

Falling behind or one who lags behind

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Laid

To praise

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Maize

Native American corn

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Malevolence

I’ll will

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Nestle

To adjust cozily in snug quarters

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Novice

Beginner

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Obese

Exceedingly fat

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Obtrude

To be pushed or to push oneself into undue prominence

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Pare

To cut, shave or remove the outside from anything

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Pedagogue

A schoolmaster

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Quadrate

To divide into quarters

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Quiescence

Quietness

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Rancor

Malice

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Raucous

Harsh

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Sanguine

Cheerfully optimistic or having the color of blood

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Sepulcher

A burial place

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Teen

To be full to overflowing

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Tenacious

Unyielding

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Umbrage

Injury or offense

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Vacillate

To waver

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Valid

Founded on truth

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Velocity

Speed

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Wile

An act or a means of cunning deception

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Wizen

To become or cause to become withered or dry

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Yokel

Country bumpkin

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Zealot

One who espouses a cause of pursues an object in an immoderately partisan manner

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Ardent

Passionate/excitable or eager