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Flashcards in 151-175 Deck (25):
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Conscientious

Showing care and precision

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Crass

Dull- witted; unrefined

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Impart

To give a portion of; to make known

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Spendthrift

One who spends money wastefully

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Tabulate

To count

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Adroit

Naturally skillful

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Dexterous

Skillful with hands or mind

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Redolent

Aromatic; fragrant

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Foreboding

A sense of impending evil

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Denouement

Conclusion

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Subsidy

Monetary assistance

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Prevalent

Dominant

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Incumbent

Necessary or obligatory

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Mimic

To copy closely

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Beacon

A signaling light

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Supplant

To take place of

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Scythe

A long- handled, bladed instrument used for harvesting crops

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Shard

A fragment of brittle substance

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Wayard

Stubbornly going against what is expected or required

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Effrontery

A bold insulting behavior

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Vagary

An erratic notion or action

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Agile

Quick and easy in movement

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Glut

An oversupply

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Cursory

Superficially done

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Spurn

To push or drive away contemptuously with or as with the foot