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compassionate  


      adj  
1    showing or having compassion  
2    compassionate leave   leave granted, esp. to a serviceman, on the grounds of bereavement, family illness, etc.  
  compassionately      adv  
  compassionateness      n  
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calcium carbonate
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to make a hole in ground, with a spade for example

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