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Flashcards in 0226-0250 Deck (25):
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endemic

adj. originating in, native to, particular to

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endow

v. to give (esp. an inheritance or genetic trait)

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dour

adj. harsh; gloomy, forbidding

adj. stern, humorless

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enervate

v. to make weaker

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insouciant

adj. unconcerned, nonchalant, lighthearted

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evince

v. to clearly prove something, to indicate

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enfranchise

v. to give rights of citizenship, esp. the right to vote

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filigree

n. an ornamental work, esp. delicate and lace-like

v. to adorn

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engender

v. to cause, to lead to

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apocryphal

adj. of dubious origin; of doubtful authenticity

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enmity

n. a strong mutual hatred

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aesthete

n. one with artistic sensibilities

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estimable

adj. formidable, worthy

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revile

v. to criticize with harsh or abusive language

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indefatigable

adj. incapable of becoming exhausted; tireless; dogged

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ensemble

n. a whole group formed by separate parts

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effervescent

adj. emitting small bubbles

adj. lively, showing high spirits, vivacious

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enthrall

v. to captivate

v. to enslave

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entreat

v. to plead

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extirpate

v. to destroy, annihilate totally

v. to cut out by the roots

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enumerate

v. to list items individually

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internecine

adj. mutually destructive

adj. characterized by bloodshed and carnage

adj. relating to intra-group struggle

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ephemeral

adj. lasting only a short while

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variegated

adj. multicolored

adj. varied

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venerate

v. to respect deeply and honor