|Word *||Part of Speech||Definition||Audio Available?|
|adage||Noun||An old saying, which has obtained credit by long use||Yes|
|adage||Noun||An old saying, which has been overused or considered a clich||Yes|
|ballast||Noun||Heavy material that is placed in the cargo area of a ship, to provide stability||Yes|
|ballast||Noun||Anything that steadies emotion or the mind||Yes|
|ballast||Noun||Coarse gravel or similar material laid to form a bed for roads or railroads||Yes|
|ballast||Verb||To stabilize or load a ship with ballast||Yes|
|ballast||Verb||To lay ballast on the bed of a railroad track||Yes|
|rascal||Noun||Someone who is naughty; either playfully mischievous or a troublemaker, a dishonest person, a scoundrel||Yes|
|lasso||Noun||A long rope with a sliding loop on one end, generally used in ranching to catch cattle and horses||Yes|
|lasso||Verb||To catch with a lasso||Yes|
|antic||Adjective||Fantastic; odd; grotesque||Yes|
|antic||Noun||A ludicrous gesture or act; ridiculous behavior||Yes|
|antic||Verb||To perform antics||Yes|
|sadness||Noun||The state or emotion of being sad||Yes|
|sadness||Noun||An event in one's life that causes sadness||Yes|
|sandy||Adjective||Covered with sand||Yes|
|sandy||Adjective||Having the color of sand||Yes|
|maggot||Noun||A fly larva that eats decomposing flesh||Yes|
|frenzy||Noun||A state of wild activity or panic||Yes|
|empty||Adjective||Devoid of content||Yes|
|empty||Verb||To make empty; to void; to remove the contents of||Yes|
|merit||Noun||Something deserving either good or bad||Yes|
|merit||Noun||Something worthy of a high rating||Yes|
|merit||Noun||A claim to commendation or reward||Yes|
|merit||Noun||The quality of deserving reward||Yes|
|merit||Verb||To earn or to deserve||Yes|
|merit||Verb||To be worthy or deserving||Yes|
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