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torn - Pull (something) apart or to pieces with force.
arm - Each of the two upper limbs of the human body from the shoulder to the hand.
ant - A small insect, often with a sting, that usually lives in a complex social colony with one or more breeding queens. It is wingless except for fertile adults, which often form large mating swarms, and is proverbial for industriousness.
roam - Move about or travel aimlessly or unsystematically, especially over a wide area.
manor - A large country house with lands; the principal house of a landed estate.
norm - Something that is usual, typical, or standard.
atom - The basic unit of a chemical element.
tao - (in Chinese philosophy) the absolute principle underlying the universe, combining within itself the principles of yin and yang and signifying the way, or code of behavior, that is in harmony with the natural order. The interpretation of Tao in the Tao-te-Ching developed into the philosophical religion of Taoism.
ton - A unit of weight equal to 2,000 pounds avoirdupois (907.19 kg).A unit of weight equal to 2,240 pounds avoirdupois (1016.05 kg).A unit of measurement of a ship's weight representing the weight of water it displaces, equal to 2,240 pounds or 35 cubic feet (0.99 cu m).A unit of weight or volume of sea cargo, equal to a metric ton (1,000 kg) or 40 cubic feet.
tarn - A small mountain lake.
moat - Surround (a place) with a moat.
ram - Roughly force (something) into place.
mart - A trade center or market.
not - Used with an auxiliary verb or “be” to form the negative.Used in some constructions with other verbs.
moan - A long, low sound made by a person expressing physical or mental suffering or sexual pleasure.
ran - Move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all the feet on the ground at the same time.
tram - A trolley car.
mat - Tangle (something, especially hair) in a thick mass.
oar - Row; propel with or as with oars.
roan - An animal with a roan coat.
man - (of personnel) work at, run, or operate (a place or piece of equipment) or defend (a fortification)
rat - A rodent that resembles a large mouse, typically having a pointed snout and a long, sparsely haired tail. Some kinds have become cosmopolitan and are sometimes responsible for transmitting diseases.
roman - A citizen or soldier of the ancient Roman Republic or Empire.
nor - literary term for neither
oat - A cereal plant cultivated chiefly in cool climates and widely used for animal feed as well as human consumption.
taro - A tropical Asian plant of the arum family which has edible starchy corms and edible fleshy leaves, especially a variety with a large central corm grown as a staple in the Pacific.
matron - A woman in charge of domestic and medical arrangements at a boarding school or other establishment.
mar - Impair the appearance of; disfigure.
nom - Nominate for an honor, award, etc.
art - The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.
rant - Speak or shout at length in a wild, impassioned way.
tar - Cover (something) with tar.
rot - (chiefly of animal or vegetable matter) decay or cause to decay by the action of bacteria and fungi; decompose.
tan - (of a person or their skin) become brown or darkened after exposure to the sun.