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tic - A habitual spasmodic contraction of the muscles, most often in the face.
retch - Make the sound and movement of vomiting.
hie - Go quickly.
ice - Decorate (a cake) with icing.
the - Denoting one or more people or things already mentioned or assumed to be common knowledge.
rec - Recreation.
ire - Anger.
chert - A hard, dark, opaque rock composed of silica (chalcedony) with an amorphous or microscopically fine-grained texture. It occurs as nodules (flint) or, less often, in massive beds.
tie - Attach or fasten (someone or something) with string or similar cord.
hire - Employ (someone) for wages.
rice - Force (cooked potatoes or other vegetables) through a sieve or ricer.
tire - Feel or cause to feel in need of rest or sleep.
etch - Engrave (metal, glass, or stone) by coating it with a protective layer, drawing on it with a needle, and then covering it with acid to attack the parts the needle has exposed, especially in order to produce prints from it.
their - Belonging to or associated with the people or things previously mentioned or easily identified.
chi - The twenty-second letter of the Greek alphabet (Χ, χ), transliterated in the traditional Latin style as ‘ch’ (as in Christ) or in the modern style as ‘kh’ (as in Khaniá and in the etymologies of this dictionary).
her - Used as the object of a verb or preposition to refer to a female person or animal previously mentioned or easily identified.
etic - Relating to or denoting an approach to the study or description of a particular language or culture that is general, nonstructural, and objective in its perspective.
itch - An uncomfortable sensation on the skin that causes a desire to scratch.
tech - Technology.
cite - Quote (a passage, book, or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement, especially in a scholarly work.
ethic - A set of moral principles, especially ones relating to or affirming a specified group, field, or form of conduct.
heir - A person legally entitled to the property or rank of another on that person's death.
rich - Having a great deal of money or assets; wealthy.
rite - A religious or other solemn ceremony or act.
hit - Bring one's hand or a tool or weapon into contact with (someone or something) quickly and forcefully.
tier - A row or level of a structure, typically one of a series of rows placed one above the other and successively receding or diminishing in size.
thrice - Three times.