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Flashcards in 27 Deck (20):
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forbearance

patience

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germane

connected with and important to a particular subject or situation; relevant

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hegemony

leadership of one nation or group over another

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impervious

impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed

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inculcate

teach; instill

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innate

inborn

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irrepressible

unable to be restrained or held back

8

levy

impose (a fine); collect (a payment)

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marauder

raider, intruder

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molten

melted

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nimbus

halo, a cloud, aura, atmosphere surrounding a person

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opportune

occurring or coming at a good time

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parity

equality in status or amount; close resemblance

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perverse

stubbornly wrongheaded; wicked and perverted

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pompous

showing an exaggerated air of importance

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prodigious

marvelous; enormous

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purblind

having poor vision; nearly or partly blind

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rebuff

snub; beat back

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repeal

revoke; annul

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rhapsodize

to speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner