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Flashcards in 351-375 Deck (25)
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nepotism

showing favoritism to relatives

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loiter

to stand about without purpose

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compress

a pad of folded cloth applying pressue

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tenacious

extremely persistent; stubborn

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accede

to agree to something

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epitome

a representative example of a type

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amiable

friendly and agreeable

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relish

to enjoy

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desolate

left alone, lonely, deserted

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happy

fortunate, being especially well adapted

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arid

dry and barren, not interesting

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faze

to disturb, to disconcert

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repent

to fell remorse for a past action

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byproduct

a side-effect

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refractory

stubbornly resistant to control

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elegy

a poem that mourns a death

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hallmark

any mark or symbol of genuineness or high quality

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rebuff

to refuse somoene

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perfidious

marked by extreme treachery

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impeach

to formally charge (an official) with wrongdoing

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desultory

lacking a plan or purpose

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torso

the trunk of a human body

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cordial

warm and friendly

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intrinsic

relating to the essential nature of a something

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unkempt

sloppy, messy, unclean