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Flashcards in #2 Deck (60):
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Adamant

Refusing to be persuaded

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Benign

Gentle; Kind

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Cacophonous

Noisy; Loud

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Cataclysm

Disaster; Catastrophe

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Despondent

Discouraged

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Garrulous

Talkative

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Impeccable

Flawless

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Multifarious

Diverse; Many; Numerous

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Resolute

Determined; Purposeful

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Subservient

Obedient

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Taciturn

Untalkative

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Vacillate

Waver; Hesitate

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Vicissitude

Change between opposite things

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Volatile

Unpredictable; Change rapidly

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Zenith

The time when something is most powerful

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Ailment

An illness

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Conflagration

A destructive fire

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Docile

Ready to accept control or instruction; Submissive

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Exonerate

To free from blame for a wrongdoing

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Flamboyant

Tending to attract attention

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Innumerable

Too many to be counted

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Loquacious

Talkative

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Mundane

Human; Dull (lacking interest or excitement)

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Pliant

Flexible

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Recalcitrant

Stubbornly uncooperative attitude toward authority or discipline

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Reciprocate

A corresponding response

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Secular

Not religious

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Tenacious

Clinging to something closely

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Travesty

A false representation of something

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Ubiquitous

Found everywhere

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Callous

Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others

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Coalesce

(Of a person) pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests that are similar to one's own

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Efface

Erase (a mark) from a surface

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Facile

Appearing neat and comprehensive only by ignoring the true complexities of an issue; Superficial

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Fiasco

Something that is a complete failure (humiliating)

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Fortitude

Courage in pain or difficulties

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Fruitful

Producing a lot; Productive

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Fruitless

Useless

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Irascible

Having a tendency to be easily angered

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Obstinate

Stubborn

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Perverse

Showing an obstinate (stubborn) desire to behave unreasonably

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Petulant

Childishly sulky (bad-tempered)

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Querulous

Complaining in a whining manner

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Vexing

Make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried

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Absolve

Set or declare (someone) free from blame

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Acquiesce

Accept something reluctantly but without protest

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Acquit

Free (someone) from a criminal chanted by a verdict of not guilty

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Adverse

Preventing success or development

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Aloof

Not friendly or forthcoming; Cool and distant

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Amiable

Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner

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Contentious

Causing an argument; Controvertial

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Deference

Humble (modest) submission and respect

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Equanimity

Mental calmness

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Esoteric

Intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people

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Exculpate

Show or declare that (someone) is not guilty of wrongdoing

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Indomitable

Impossible to subdue or defeat

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Lucid

Expressed clearly; Easy to understand

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Reverence

Deep respect for someone or something

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Utopian

A state in which everything is perfect

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Congenial

(Of a person) pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests that are similar to one's own