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Flashcards in 100-150 Deck (51):
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Penury

Extreme poverty

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Peripheral

On or having to do with the outer edge

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Proclivity

Tendency, leaning

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Recalcitrant

Disobedient, resisting authority

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Undulating

Moving in a wavelike manner

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Volatile

Highly unstable; explosive

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Ambiguous

Having more than one meaning

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Tolerance

Respect for the ways and views of others

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Embellish

To decorate; I add fictitious details to

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Efface

To erase; to make less noticeable

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Conform

I fit in; to act in agreement with

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Virtue

Moral excellence

Virtue-> purtue-> pure

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Eulogy

High praise (usually for someone who has died)

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Acquiesce

To give in

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Competent

Capable; sufficiently skilled

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Censor

To prevent publication of

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Contempt

Strong dislike, scorn

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Buoyant

Cheerful; capable of floating

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Prodigal

Wasteful with money

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Tact

Sensitivity, courtesy

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Resilient

Capable of recovering quickly

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Monarch

Ruler

"The monarch will be crowned"

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Indulge

To give in to (a desire)

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Dawdle

To waste time

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Recant

To take back (a statement)

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Parsimony

Extreme stinginess

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Platitude

A dull, overused remark

Latitudes vary from place to place whereas platitude is common to all

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Desultory

Aimless, haphazard, unconnected

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Partisan

Strongly supporting one party or cause

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Vigor

Strength, energy

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Compatible

Capable of working in harmony

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Extol

To praise highly

Being EXtra TOL(tall) is a matter of praise

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Petulant

Irritable, touchy

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Acrimony

Bitterness

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Cultivate

To grow; to improve

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Disparage

To put down, to belittle

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Erratic

Wandering, inconsistent

The acts is erotic scenes are quite erratic

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Beneficial

Helpful, good

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Levity

Lightness of behavior or feeling

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Ameliorate

To make better, to improve

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Deride

To laugh at, make fun of cruelly

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Bane

Something that harms or destroys

Think of batman

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Anarchy

Disorder, absence of government control

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Provincial

Narrow-minded, unsophisticated

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Soluble

Capable of being dissolved

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Conspicuous

Obvious, readily apparent

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Consolidate

To join together, merge

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Extremities

Not essential, not related to

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Expunge

To remove, erase

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Trifling

Unimportant

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Objective

Not affected by personal feeling