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dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance