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Flashcards in 101-150 Deck (50):
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Reprehensible

Deserving to be severely criticized

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Lethargic

Dull; sluggish; moving slowly

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Pulpit

A podium used for preaching

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Edible

Able to be eaten

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Artifact

An object produced by human work

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Quiver

To shake

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Languish

To lose strength or health

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Collaborate

To work together

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Utopia

An ideally perfect place

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Turbid

Cloudy; muddy

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Altruistic

Unselfish; benevolent; causing more for others than oneself

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Delve

To look for; to search; to investigate

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Recede

To go back; to withdraw

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Avocation

A hobby

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Patron

A sponsor; a supporter; a regular customer

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Raiment

Clothing

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Bellow

To tell very loudly; to shout

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Pervade

To spread through or be present throughout

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Penitent

Feeling regret

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Exude

To give off; to emit; to radiate

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Conducive

Tending to bring about

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Feral

Existing in a wild or untamed state

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Vindictive

Seeking revenge; marked by a desire to hurt

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Immortal

Deathless

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Conspicuous

Easy to notice; obvious; apparent

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Deference

Yielding an opinion

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Sailent

Important, prominent, most noticeable

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Unseemly

Not decent or proper

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Remorse

Sadness or regret for what one has done

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Mercenary

Greedy; motivated by desire fir money

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Fetid

Having bad odor

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Drab

Dull or dreary

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Prodigal

Exceeding or recklessly wasteful

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Patronize

To sponsor or support

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Plausible

Appearing worthy of belief or trust

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Allure

The power to attract with something desirable

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Lenient

Inclined not to be strict

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Pertinent

Relevant

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Serene

Calm and peaceful

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Indubitable

Certain; indisputable

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Inaugurate

To formally bring into office at the beginning of a term

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Covert

Concealed

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Solace

Comfort in a time of distress

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Insidious

Subtly harmful; stealthy

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Atrophy

A wasting away

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Altercation

A heated or noisy argument

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Foment

To stir up negative feelings

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Purloin

To steal

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Caesura

A break or pause

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Acquiesce

To agree without protest