1.Julie Millisky Beatific- (adj) blissful, ecstatic, transcendent
When Allison played peeka-boo with her baby daughter, she always received this beatific expression.
2.Taylor Draham Behemoth- (N) a creature of enormous size, power, or appearance
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The T-Rex was a behemoth, no other creature's strength could beat it.

2) Samantha Hamilton. Behemoth (n.): a creature of an enormous size or power.
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Behemoth creatures, like the elephant, are a great way of transportation in certain countries.

3. Alicia Darcy. Blandishment (n.): anything designed to flatter or coax; sweet talk, apple-polishing
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When someone wants to reach the top of the ladder, they often have to use subtle blandishment with those superior to them to become recognized.

4.) Joe Kasprack cacophonous (adj.): harsh-sounding, raucous, discordant, dissonant
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The man was cacophonous as he yelled at his neighbor's child for dropping ice cream on his garden gnome, eventual causing the child to cry.
4.) Steve Piccolo. cacophonous (adj.): harsh, mean; scolding or overbearing
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Even though JFK and LBJ seemed to have a good relationship on the outside, JFK actually thought LBJ was a bit cacophonous, and secretly despised him for his irritating Texas personality.
5) Richard Schiavone. chicanery - (n) trickery, double-dealing
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This penguin relied on a very simple form of chicanery to play a joke on his buddy.
6. Christine Miller. Consign (v.): to give over to another's care, control, or charge
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When going out, the parents consign taking care of their children to a babysitter.

7. Anthony DeAngelis. Coup (n.): a sudden seizure of power; a highly successful act, plan, or stratagem
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The dogs staged a coup against their owner and were able to take control of the television.

8. Domenica Dowling. Euphemism: (n). a mild or inoffensive expression used in place of a harsh or unpleasant one.


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Car dealerships usually use the word "pre-owned" as an euphemism to describe a used car because it sounds better to say a car was pre-owned than to say it was used.

9. Sam Cyliax. Fenrile- (adj.): feverish; pertaining to or marked by fever, frentic



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The young child was developing fenrile symptoms, so her mother decided to keep her out of school.


10. David Basile gainsay (v): to deny, contradict, oppose
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Nixon was gainsay about being part of the Watergate scandal until the Smoking Gun Tape was found.

11. Sara Sharp. imminent: (adj.) about to happen, threatening
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Everyone who goes into the Hunger Games realizes the imminent death of one of the tributes.

12. Krista Meyermann. Innate (adj.) natural, inborn, inherent; built-in
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Many believe that athleticism comes from innate ability, however, regular exercise is essential for everyone.

13. Ramil Erasmo. loath (adj.) unwilling, reluctant, disinclined
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The loath base jumper was reluctant in following basic safety precautions.
14. Drew Deiling. Manifest (adj.) clear, evident to the eyes or mind (n.) a list of cargo and/ or passengers (v.) to show plainly, exhibit

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It was manifest to the team that they were going to lose, so they began to play dirty.
14) Devin Dromgoole. Manifest (v) - to show plainly, exhibit, evince; (adj)- clear, evident; (n)- a list of cargo/ passengers
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During World War I, President Woodrow Wilson tried to manifest to the world that the United States was going to remain neutral.

15.Pat Nelson minutiae (n.) small or trivial details.
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This girl clearly didn't know the minutiae of gravity, what goes up, must come down.

15. Katie Hogan. minutiae (n.) small and trifling matters
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At my sister's wedding, my mother was so preoccupied with minutiae details like fixing flowers and seating the guests that she didn't even enjoy herself.



16. Dana Schules. Moratorium (n.) a suspension of activity; an official waiting period; period of delay
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The principal authorized a moratorium on senior activities due to the outlandish senior prank.


17. Lucy Lescota. Nostrum (n.) an alleged cure-all; a remedy or scheme of questionable effectiveness

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In the early 1900's, Radithor was considered to be a nostrum, untill its creator died from radiation.


Pariah (noun). one who is rejected by a social group or organization
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Believe it or not, as a child Taylor Swift was treated like a pariah at school and wasn't accepted by the other kids because she was different.

Monica Emma: Visionary(adj.) not practical, lacking realism. (n.) a dreamer or seer characterized by vision or foresight.
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Martin Luther King Jr. was a visionary who advocated social and racial justice in 1960s America. It was through him that the Civil Rights movement got its start.

20. Joseph Connell: wizened(adj., part.) dry, shrunken, and wrinkled(usually as a result of aging)
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After several days the wizened apple became inedible and had to be thrown away.