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UNMITIGATED

UNMITIGATED
<Un-mit-tee-gayt-ted>
Complete; totaling; sheer; Not reducing in any way. You're unmitigated success stunned because your victory was absolute.

UN - MITI - GATED
Un (Reminds) Un or not Miti (Reminds) Metered Gated (Reminds) Gated
Not metered or gated because it ran wild.
NOT METER GATED


You make bathos in a bathtub. What did you do? Answer below:

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IMMUTABLE

IMMUTABLE
<Im-mute-ah-bul>

Unalterable; permanent; total;
An unchangeable and undeniable absolute
An immutable law never changes because altering it boggles the universe.


IM - MUT - ABLE
Mut (Reminds) Mute or quiet Able (Reminds) Able
It stays mute because it is not able to change.
IM MUTE TABLE


Question: I glance it. You glimpse it. Who sees more of it? Answer below...




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MERCURIAL

MERCURIAL
<Mer-cure-re-al>

Fickle; volatile; moody;
Moody and unpredictable
The mercurial girl liked chocolate one day and vanilla the next.


MERCUR - IAL
Mercur (Reminds) Mercury
A thermometer changes a lot because it has mercury.
MERCURY IAL


You probably use a lexicon every day. What is it? Answer below...



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Answer: A dictionary. Each time you spell check, you're using a lexicon.

CORPULENT

CORPULENT
<Kor-pew-lent>

Obese; chubby; plump;
Large and fat
Your wallet is corpulent because the money is plump and impressive.


COR - PULENT
Cor (Reminds) Corporation Pulent (Reminds) Plump
A corporation is plump when it is full.
CORP PLUMP












Question: I wake up. I raise my hands and say, "I am enervated!"What will I probably do next? Answer below...






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DECLIVITY

DECLIVITY
<Dee-kliv-at-tee>

Descent; dip; downhill;
A declining downward slope
The declivity is very long and going down hill takes forever.


DECLIV - ITY
Decliv (Reminds) Decline Ity (Reminds) Itty or small
It declines and becomes small.
DECLINE ITTY













You have a progeny. When is it a prodigy? Answer below...




OCCLUDE

OCCLUDE
<Oh-clewd>

Obstruct; conceal; block;
Hide or obstruct.
The birds occlude the sky and hide the sun.


OC - CLUDE
Oc (Reminds) Ocular or see Clude (Reminds) Clue
When you cannot see because you only get a clue.
OCCULAR CLUE




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JAUNTY

JAUNTY
<Jawn-tee>

Bouncy; brisk; lively;
Perky with pleasure
Your jaunty smile is catching and your lively step is addictive.


JAUNTY
Jaunty (Reminds) Jumpy
We are jumpy and skip when we are happy.
JUMPY





I am incredulous because you are sedulous. What did I say? Answer below...






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Answer: I am amazed because you are paying attention. Sedulous means paying persistent attention.

TEMERITY

TEMERITY
<Tem-mer-rit-tee>

Bold; daring; nerve;
Being foolish and unafraid of danger.
Your temerity won the day because you were brave enough to fight.


TE - MERIT - Y
Merit (Reminds) Merit
You merit praise because you are brave.
MERIT





Question: Your sister takes a turn at the cistern. What is she doing?


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Answer: Drinking water from a vessel. (Pronounced) sis-turn. A cistern is a tank for holding water or other liquids.