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Flashcards in 301-350 Deck (50):
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aspire

seek to attain; long for aspiration

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monastic

relating to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns

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vicarious

acting as a substitute

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stem from

to be caused by; to come from

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coup

highly successful action or sudden attack

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marvel

to feel great surprise, wonder, or admiration

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confidant

trusted friend

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hoax

an act that is meant to trick or deceive people

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lapse

to stop for usually a brief time

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counterpart

a thing that completes another; things very much alike

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predecessor

person who had a job or position before someone else

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exodus

departure

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omission

something that has been omitted

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dabble

to take part in an activity in a way that is not serious

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formulaic

produced according to a formula; not new or original

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convalescence

gradual return to health and strength

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artful

sly; crafty

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desolate

lacking the people, plants, animals, etc., that make people feel welcome in a place

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injunction

an order from a court of law that says something must be done or must not be done

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deny

to say that something is not true

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implicate

incriminate; show to be involved

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acronym

a word created from the initials of other words

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subsequent

happening or coming after something else

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varied

having many forms or types; including many different things

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perplex

to bewilder; to confuse, mystify

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disembodied

not having a body

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protract

prolong; lasting a long time; continuing longer than necessary or expected

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vulnerable

easily hurt or harmed physically, mentally, or emotionally

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sedate

slow and relaxed

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nonchalance

indifference; lack of concern; composure

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temperate

emotionally calm and controlled

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unfurling

to cause to open

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liberality

the quality of not being opposed to ideas or ways of behaving that are not traditional or widely accepted

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prelude

introduction; forerunner

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cushion

to soften or reduce the bad effect of

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cast

to talk about or think of in a particular way

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cluster

to come together to form a group

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reciprocate

to do for or to someone who has done something similar for or to you

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reserved

not openly expressing feelings or opinions

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impressionable

easy to influence

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interpersonal

relating to or involving relations between people

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glean

to gather or to collect in a gradual way

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compelling

very interesting; able to capture and hold your attention

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odious

causing hatred or strong dislike

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rest

lay/put to rest

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preoccupy

to be thought about or worried about by very often or constantly

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informed

having information

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egalitarian

aiming for equal wealth, status, etc., for all people

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hearsay

something heard from another person; something that you have been told

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adjunct

something added on or attached