List #1
  1. to abolish (v.) - to do away with
  2. gallant (adj.) - brave, spirited; noble
  3. infamous (adj.) - having a reputation of the worst kind
  4. to persecute (v.) - to make suffer because of one's beliefs
  5. serene (adj.) - quiet; calm; peaceful
  6. wretch (n.) - a miserable, unhappy person
  7. nuisance (n.) - an annoying person or thing
  8. to cultivate (v.) - to foster the growth of

List #2
  1. colossal (adj.) - extraordinarily great in size, extent, or degree; gigantic; huge.
  2. gleam (v.) - to shine with moderate brightness
  3. exonerate (v.)- to free from blame
  4. peevish (adj.) - showing annoyance, irritation, or bad mood
  5. agile (adj.) - able to move quickly and easily
  6. impudent (adj.) - marked by contemptuous or cocky boldness or disregard of others
  7. zenith (n.) - the highest point
  8. plausible (adj.) - believable
  9. robust (adj.) - strong and healthy

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List #3
  1. vital (adj.) - extremely important
  2. prowess (n.) - exceptional or superior ability, skill, or strength
  3. heritage (n.) - property that descends to an heir; a legacy
  4. immense (adj.) - vast; huge; very great
  5. memento (n.) - an object or item that serves to remind one of a person, past event, etc.; keepsake, souvenir.
  6. deficit (n.) - a deficiency in amount, a shortage
  7. avid (adj.) - characterized by enthusiasm and vigorous pursuit
  8. synthetic (adj.) - produced artificially

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List #4
  1. novice (n.) - a beginner
  2. sullen (adj.) - gloomily silent
  3. petrify (v.) - to turn to stone, to scare
  4. frugal (adj.) - economical, thrifty
  5. dauntless (adj) - fearless
  6. jeer (v.) to laugh at; to ridicule
  7. mimic (v.) to imitate
  8. sieve (n.) a strainer
  9. relentless (adj.) persistent, not giving up
  10. premature (adj.) happening before the usual time

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List #5
  1. Apex (n.) - the highest point
  2. Indispensable (adj.) - absolutely necessary; essential
  3. Insolent (adj.) - rude or disrespectful in language
  4. Mute (adj.) - unable to speak; silen
  5. Dormant (adj.) - not functioning; inactive
  6. Sordid (adj.) - filthy; dirty, repulsive
  7. Overseer (n.) - an inspector or supervisor
  8. Relinquish (v.) - to surrender; to give up control of
  9. Prolong (v.) - to lengthen in time; to draw out over time
  10. Verify (v.) - to establish that something is true; to confirm

List #6
  1. Momentous (adj.) - very important
  2. Ardent (adj.) - passionate; devote
  3. Elite (adj.) - superior; of the highest quality
  4. Futile (adj.) - hopeless
  5. Impasse (n.) - a predicament from which there is no easy escap
  6. Collaborate (v.) - to work jointly with others; to cooperate
  7. Bleak (adj.) - lacking warmth or cheer; desolate
  8. Lament (v.) - to express sorrow; to mourn aloud
  9. Incognito (adv.) - in disguise
  10. Jaded (verb/adj.) - worn out by overwork or abuse