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Flashcards in 0376-0400 Deck (25):
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rapacious

adj. voracious, greedy, plundering

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avarice

n. insatiable greed

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unflappable

adj. not easily upset or excited (e.g., in a crisis)

4

aver

v. to declare as true

5

emasculate

v. to castrate or make effeminate

v. to weaken

6

dormant

adj. inactive for a period of time

7

recumbent

adj. leaning, lying down

8

dote

v. to show excessive affection

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frangible

adj. fragile; easily broken

10

dupe

n. a person who is easily tricked

v. to deceive

11

magnanimous

adj. noble in spirit, generous in forgiving others

12

ebb

v. to decrease or recede

n. a decline

n. the outward flow of the tide

13

wizen

v. to shrive, wrinkle, or wither, as of with old age

14

countermand

v. to annul, cancel, make a contrary order

15

ebullient

adj. very excited; joyously enthusiastic

16

apogee

n. the highest point, zenith

17

ecclesiastical

adj. relating to the church

18

eclectic

adj. composed or parts from many different sources

19

edify

v. to educate

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efficacious

adj. producing or able to produce a desired result

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puerile

adj. childish, immature

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effrontery

n. unjustified arrogance or boldness

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effusive

adj. related to excessive or unchecked emotion

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tortuous

adj. winding, excessively complicated

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debauchery

n. extreme sexual indulgence