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Flashcards in 101-120 Deck (20):
1

Covet

To desire

2

Credulous

Eager to believe

3

Criterion

A basis for judging

4

Cryptic

Hidden

5

Culpable

Guilty

6

Cursory

Shallow

7

Curtail

To short

8

Cusp

A point that marks the beginning

9

Dappled

Spotted appearance

10

Dauntless

Fearless

11

Debacle

Violent disruption

12

Decadent

Being in a state of decline

13

Decimate

To destroy

14

Defame

Ruin the good name

15

Deference

Yielding to wishes

16

Degenerate

To decay

17

Delimit

Put limits on

18

Delineate

Accurately portray or describe

19

Demagogue

Leader who obtains power by appealing to prejudices and emotions

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Covenant

Agreement