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Flashcards in 326-350 Deck (25):
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Eon

A long period of time

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Obdurate

Not easily moved to pity or sympathy

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Deplore

To feel or express strong disapproval of

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Larder

A place where food is stored

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Remnant

A small amount left over after the rest has been used; a surviving trace

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Novel

Strikingly new

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Indigent

Poor; needy; destitute

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Abeyance

A suspension of activity

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Gripe

To complain constantly or naggingly

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Mirth

A gladness esp when expressed as laughter

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Mausoleum

A huge tomb

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Forlorn

Appearing sad because abandoned; in pitiful condition; almost hope

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Tout

To solicit customers; to praise or recommend highly

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Rhapsody

A state of great happiness; such a state expressed in speech or writing

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Adjourn

To suspend until a later, stated time

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Impassive

Not feeling emotion; not showing emotion

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Accrue

To come as a gain; to increase

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Martyr

One who chooses to die rather than to give up religious beliefs, or who suffers greatly to further a cause

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Byline

A line at the head of a newspaper article carrying the author's name

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Haggle

To argue, as over terms or price

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Frugal

Careful in spending money or resources

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Caste

A rigid and hereditary social class

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Timid

Easily frightened; lacking self-confidence

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Invigorate

To give strength and energy to

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Harbor

To give shelter; to entertain or nourish