August 10th, 2013
365 days of word wall / word 235
chasten (v) to correct by punishment or suffering : discipline; also : purify + to prune (as a work or style of art) of excess, pretense, or falsity : refine
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chasten (v) to correct by punishment or suffering : discipline; also : purify + to prune (as a work or style of art) of excess, pretense, or falsity : refine

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July 16th, 2013
365 days of word wall / word 234
fidgety (adj) making unnecessary fuss : fussy + inclined to uneasiness or restlessness as shown by nervous movements 
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fidgety (adj) making unnecessary fuss : fussy + inclined to uneasiness or restlessness as shown by nervous movements 

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July 15th, 2013
365 days of word wall / day 233
pariah (n) one that is despised or rejected : outcast + a member of a low caste of southern India
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pariah (n) one that is despised or rejected : outcast + a member of a low caste of southern India

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July 14th, 2013
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deteriorate (v) to make inferior in quality or value : impair + disintegrate
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deteriorate (v) to make inferior in quality or value : impair + disintegrate

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July 13th, 2013
365 days of word wall / day 231
pledge (v) to promise formally or solemnly 
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pledge (v) to promise formally or solemnly 

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July 12th, 2013
365 days of word wall / day 230 
designation (n) the act of indicating or identifying + appointment to or selection for an office, post, or service + a distinguishing name, sign, or title
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designation (n) the act of indicating or identifying + appointment to or selection for an office, post, or service + a distinguishing name, sign, or title

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July 11th, 2013
365 days of word wall / day 219
extenuate (v) to lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of by making partial excuses : mitigate + archaic: to make light of
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extenuate (v) to lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of by making partial excuses : mitigate + archaic: to make light of

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July 10th, 2013
365 days of word wall / day 218
inhume (v) bury, inter 
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inhume (v) bury, inter 

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July 9th, 2013
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sulk (v) to be silent and resentful because of a wrong done to one, esp in order to gain sympathy; brood sullenly
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sulk (v) to be silent and resentful because of a wrong done to one, esp in order to gain sympathy; brood sullenly

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July 8th, 2013
365 days of word wall / day 216
bestial (adj) brutal, savage + sexually depraved; carnal
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bestial (adj) brutal, savage + sexually depraved; carnal

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July 7th, 2013
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proscribe (v) to condemn or prohibit + to outlaw; banish; exile
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proscribe (v) to condemn or prohibit + to outlaw; banish; exile

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July 6th, 2013
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fiend (n) an evil spirit; demon; devil + a person who is extremely wicked, esp in being very cruel or brutal
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fiend (n) an evil spirit; demon; devil + a person who is extremely wicked, esp in being very cruel or brutal

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July 5th, 2013
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retaliation (n) retributory action, revenge, repayment
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retaliation (n) retributory action, revenge, repayment

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July 4th, 2013
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taunt (v) to reproach or challenge in a mocking or insulting manner : jeer at taunt (n) a sarcastic challenge or insult 
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taunt (v) to reproach or challenge in a mocking or insulting manner : jeer at
taunt (n) a sarcastic challenge or insult 

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July 3rd, 2013
365 days of word wall / day 211
scavenger (n) a person employed to remove dirt and refuse from streets + one that scavenges: as a garbage collector, a junk collector 
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scavenger (n) a person employed to remove dirt and refuse from streets + one that scavenges: as a garbage collector, a junk collector 

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