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Flashcards in 1-100 Deck (100):
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tyranny

unrestrained exercise

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habitat

the place where a person or thing is ordinarily found

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synopsis

a short summary

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immune

not affected by an influence

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gregarious

tending to move in a group

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novice

a beginner

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fervent

passionate

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definitive

complete

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penury

lack of money, property, or necessities

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renovate

to make new

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undulate

to move in a wave-like motion

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beneficient

performing deeds of kindness or charity

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rancorous

bitter and resentful

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superfluous

unnecessary, extra

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versatile

competent in many things

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therapeutic

having healing powers

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sanction

to give official approval to; to penalize for violating a moral principle or international law

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benevolent

characterized by doing good

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derive

to obtain from a specified source

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innocuous

harmless

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deity

a god

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periphery

a boundary line

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electorate

the total group of qualified voters

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plethora

an abundance or excess of something

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fetid

having a bad odor

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placid

calm, undisturbed

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exacerbate

to make more violent, bitter, or severe

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disarray

confusion, disorder

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obtrude

to push forward

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cosmopolitan

having worldwide scope

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acumen

quickness and accuracy of judgement

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monolithic

massive, solid and uniform in appearance

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approbation

official approval

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entropy

a steady decline in the order within a system

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correlate

to correspond; to be mutually related

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vigilant

alert and watchful

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credulous

tending to believe too easily

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interlocutor

someone who takes part in a conversation

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mercurial

easily changeable

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heyday

a time of success

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veritable

being truly named; real or genuine

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ultimatum

a final demand

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pore over

to read or study carefully

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spat

a small argument

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repertoire

the range of pieces an artist is prepared to perform

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topography

the surface features of a place, region or object

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avert

to turn away

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wan

sickly pale

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infamous

having a bad reputation

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conflagration

large, disastrous fire

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gratify

to please; to satisfy

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faction

a group within a larger group, usually one that produces dissent

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obligatory

legally or morally required; required as a routine course of action

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staccato

composed of abrupt, disconnected parts or sounds

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skirt

to lie along the edge of; to pass nearby or around, rather than through

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demagraphics

the distribution of human population groups

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ludicrous

ridiculous or exaggerated as to cause or deserve laughter; absurd

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turbid

cloudy, muddy; in a state of turmoil

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tribulation

great misery or distress

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fraternal

showing comradeship; brotherly

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pallid

faint in color; pale

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founder

to sink below the water; to fall completely

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repartee

a quick, witty reply

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servile

slavish; abjectly submissive

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specious

seeming to be truthful on the surface, but actually false

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torrid

parched with heat; ardent o passionate

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conjugal

pertaining to marriage relationships

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feasible

capable of being done

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enmesh

to entangle or trap, as in a net or web

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livid

extremely angry

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sabotage

to deliberately obstruct or destroy

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hibernate

sleep throughout the winter

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resolve

to make a firm decision

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capricious

erratic; tending to change abruptly

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dogma

a specific set of ideas or beliefs

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accord

agreement

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induce

to influence, esp. by persuation

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telling

strikingly effective

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trite

worn out, used too often

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ebullient

in high spirits; boiling or seeming to boil

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sequel

something that follows

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headstrong

showing determination

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pact

an agreement between persons, groups or nations

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retire

to retreat, as from battle

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endearment

an act expressing affection; fondness

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credible

capable of being believed

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melee

a noisy, confused fight

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euphemism

the substitution of an agreeable word or phrase to replace one that might offend

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parody

a humorous and ridiculous imitation

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oasis

a fertile place in a desert due to the presence of water

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evacuate

to remove the contents of

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benign

kindly; creating a favorable influence

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credit

to believe; to trust

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denounce

to speak out against; to accuse publicly

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elucidate

to make something clear; to clarify

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mettle

courage; strength of character

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timorous

full of fear

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stymie

to obstruct; to stump

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jorvial

full of hearty, playful good humor

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venerate

to look upon with respect and honor