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flexitarian

A person who is mainly vegetarian but occasionally eats meat and fish. A flexitarian is someone...

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manatee

A large marine mammal sometimes called a sea cow. A manatee is a slow-moving aquatic mammal that...


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pardon

To officially forgive someone for committing a crime and free them from prison. To pardon an...

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disparity

A difference between things. A disparity between two seemingly equivalent things is an absence of...

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emoji

The Japanese term for emoticons used in electronic messages and on websites. Emojis are built into...

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breach

A failure to follow a law or rule. Breach is a noun that refers to a violation of a law or...

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fringe

Activities that are connected with a major public event but are not an official part of it. Fringe...

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friction

Friction is the resistance created when an object or surface moves over another. It also means...

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coup

A coup (coup d’état) is when power is illegally seized from the government of a country by sudden...