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Flashcards in 3 Deck (21):
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Entombed

Placed in a tomb or grave

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Vanity

Excessive pride in appearance

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Malignant

Inclined to do evil

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Chasm

Deep hole in earth's surface

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Blithely

Happily

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Insolence

Being rude; disrespectful

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Haughty

Snobbish

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Jostle

To bump, push, shove rudely

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Vexation

Irritant

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Desolation

Dreariness

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Heretic

A person who holds controversial opinions

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Acrid

Bitter

13

Sepulcher

A burial place

14

Bier

A stand on which a coffin is placed before burial

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Cupidity

Excessive desire for wealth

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Sublime

Elevated or lofty in thought or language

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Prostrate

To cast oneself face down on the ground in humility

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Panderer

Sexual procurer

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Strumpet

Prostitute

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Portal

A door, gate or entrance

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Miscreant

Villain