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Flashcards in 0126-0150 Deck (25):
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extol

v. to praise

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extricate

v. to disentangle, to break free from

3

churl

n. a rude person

n. a cheap person

4

circuitous

adj. roundabout

5

circumscribe

v. to draw or contain in a circle

v. to limit or restrain

6

circumspect

adj. prudent; cautious

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circumvent

v. to get around an obstacle

8

cleave

v. to cut off with force

v. to be loyal to

v. to develop an emotional bond with

9

cloister

v. to isolate

n. a place for religious isolation

10

coagulate

v. to clot or solidify

11

coalesce

v. to come together to form a single unit

12

cogent

adj. clear and convincing

adj. relevant

13

cohere

v. to be logically connected to

v. to stick to each other

14

intransigent

adj. unwilling to compromise

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intrepid

adj. courageous

16

intrinsic

adj. related to an object's essence

17

inure

v. to become accustomed to something negative or unpleasant

18

invective

adj. verbally abusive

n. abusive or stern language

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irrevocable

adj. unable to be revoked; permanent

20

jocular

adj. related to jokes

21

kernel

n. the central part of a situation or seed

22

lackluster

adj. not lively; not bright

23

refractory

adj. stubborn; difficult to treat or handle

24

regiment

n. a military unit of troops

v. to enforce a strict order or conformity

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remonstrate

v. to protest