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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; to delay

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Compress

A pad of folded cloth for applying pressure, heat, etc.

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Tenacious

Extremely persistent; stubborn; relentless; holding firmly;cohesive

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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; sociable

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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; disconcert

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Repent

To feel remorse for a past action

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Hyproduct

A side effect; something produced in the making of something else

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Refractory

Stubbornly resistant to control, authority, or treatment

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Elegy

A poem that mourns a death; a composition that resembles such a poem in mood

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Hallmark

Any mark or symbol or genuineness or high quality

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Rebuff

To refuse someone; to reject an offer

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Perfidious

Marked by extreme treachery

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Impeach

To formally charge (an official) with wrongdoing; to discredit

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Desultory

Lacking a plan or purpose; unmethodical

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Torso

The trunk of the human body

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Cordial

Warm and friendly; polite and respectful

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Intrinsic

Relating to the essential nature of a something

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Unkempt

Sloppy; messy; unclean