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Flashcards in 0101-0125 Deck (25):
1

odium

n. repugnance, hatred

n. strong dislike

2

officious

adj. prone to giving unwanted advice

3

opaque

adj. blocking all light

adj. hard to understand

4

opportune

adj. happening under fitting circumstances, or at an appropriate or favorable time

5

superflous

adj. more than necessary; unnecessary

6

supersede

v. to substitute; to take precedence over

7

supplant

v. to replace

8

supplicate

v. to humbly ask

9

surmount

v. to overcome

v. to rise above

10

surreptitious

adj. secretive

11

symbiotic

adj. related to a relationship that is beneficial for all involved

12

synapse

n. the small gap between the cells of nerves

13

synchronous

adj. operating at the same time or at the same rate

14

tacit

adj. implied or unspoken

15

taciturn

adj. tending to be silent; quiet

16

exacerbate

v. to make worse

17

exact

v. to forcibly obtain

18

exculpate

v. to free from blame

19

exhort

v. to urge by strong appeal

20

exigent

adj. requiring immediate attention; pressing, demanding

21

exonerate

v. to clear of blame or guilt

22

expedient

adj. beneficial for one's goal

n. a hastily prepared solution to a sudden problem

23

expedite

v. to speed up

24

expiate

v. to atone for

25

extemporaneous

adj. made up on the spot, ad-libbed