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Word: amphibian

Definition: able to live both on land and in water; N.


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::: absolve - pardon (an offense)
::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
::: anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: lineage - descent; ancestry
::: escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
::: inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
::: emanate - issue forth; come out