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Flashcards in 1-60 Deck (60):
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apex

tip; summit; climax

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extinguish

to cause the end or death of (something)

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succint

brief; terse; compact

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vouchsafe

to give (something) to someone as a promise or a privilege

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fret

to be annoyed or vexed

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stiff

difficult, strict, or severe

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spectrum

a complete range of different opinions, people, etc.

8

travail

painful physical or mental labor; drudgery; torment

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insomnia

wakefulness; inability to sleep

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nonsensical

very foolish or silly

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invigorate

energize; stimulate

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landmark

a very important event or achievement

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valiant

bold; courageous; stouthearted; heroic

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forthright

honest and direct; providing answers or information in a very clear and direct way

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scoff

mock; ridicule

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flagrant

conspicuously wicked; blatant; outrageous; too bad to be ignored

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spate

a large number of things that appear or happen in a short period of time

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calamity

disaster; misery

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allusion

a statement that refers to something without mentioning it directly

20

preside over

to be in charge of something (such as a meeting or organization)

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pensive

quietly sad or thoughtful

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shibboleth

a slogan, motto, catchword; any usage that distinguishes one group from another

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opportunist

disapproving; someone who tries to get an advantage or something valuable from a situation without thinking about what is fair or right

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incessant

uninterrupted; unceasing

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fruitful

producing good results; successful; productive

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hitch

a hidden problem that makes something more complicated or difficult to do

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encrusted

coated or covered with something

28

regimen

a plan or set of rules about food, exercise, etc., to make someone become or stay healthy

29

indemnify

to give (someone) money or another kind of payment for some damage, loss, or injury

30

utter (adj)

complete and total; utterly

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riotous

behaving in a violent and uncontrolled way

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celestial

of or relating the sky

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dilettante

a person whose interest in an art or in an area of knowledge is not very deep or serious

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anticlimax

letdown in thought or emotion

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unearth

to find or discover (something) that was hidden or lost

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transient

not lasting long

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implausible

unlikely; unbelievable

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dissent

to publicly disagree with an official opinion, decision, or set of beliefs

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consent

to agree to do or allow something; to give permission for something to happen or be done

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discriminating

liking only things that are of good quality; able to recognize the difference between things

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balm

something that gives comfort or support

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disorient

to make (someone) lost or confused

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spring from

to start from or be caused by (something)

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inaugurate

to be the beginning of (something, such as a period of time)

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malcontent

person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs

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solace

comfort in trouble

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ambidextrous

capable of using either hand with equal ease

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insulated

set apart; isolated

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premeditate

plan in advance

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subjugate

conquer; bring under control

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hypothetical

involving or based on a suggested idea or theory; involving or based on a hypothesis

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scintillating

very clever, amusing, and interesting

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border on

to be very like (something); to come very close to being (something)

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multifaceted

having many aspects

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antithesis

contrast; direct opposite of or to

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cavalier

having or showing no concern for something that is important or serious

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despoil

strip of valuables; rob

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novel (adj)

new and different from what has been known before; novelty

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tangible

able to be touched; real; palpable

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jocular

liking to tell jokes