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Flashcards in 0476-0500 Deck (25):
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indigenous

adj. originating in a certain place

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indigent

adj. extremely poor

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indolent

adj. habitually lazy

adj. causing little or no pain

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redolent

adj. fragrant, suggestive, or evocative

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provident

adj. looking into the future

adj. frugal

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untoward

adj. troublesome, unruly, adverse, or indecent

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paean

n. a song or expression of joy or praise

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aspersion

n. the act of defamation or maligning; a derogatory remark

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lucid

adj. easy to understand

adj. transparent (permitting light to pass through)

adj. having a clear mind

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luminous

adj. emitting light; bright

adj. enlightening

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luxuriant

adj. growing in extreme abundance

adj. luxurious and complexly detailed

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malevolent

adj. wishing evil on others

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manifest

n. a list of people aboard a ship or plane

adj. clearly apparent

v. to exhibit a quality

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mannered

adj. artificial or affected

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mantle

n. a covering or concealing object

n. a symbol of power or duty

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mar

v. to make imperfect

n. a mark that damages the appearance of something

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martinet

n. one who demands strict adherence to rules

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matrix

n. a place in which something originates or develops

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palette

n. a board used by artists to mix paint colors

n. a range of colors

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paradigm

n. a standard example

n. a pattern or model

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paramount

adj. most important

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parch

v. to make dry

v. to make thirsty

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parsimonious

adj. frugal; cheap

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pathology

n. the study of disease

n. a disease's progression or manifestation

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paucity

n. a small amount