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Flashcards in 376-400 Deck (25):
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Headstrong

Determined to have one's own way; stubbornly willful

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Euphony

Pleasing sound, esp. Of words

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Vortex

A flow of fluid around an axis, like a whirlpool

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Aviary

A large enclosure for keeping birds

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Incipient

Beginning to appear or be noticed

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Medley

A mixture; an arrangement of songs performed together

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Amenity

Pleasantness; something increasing comfort

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Acrid

Harsh; sarcastic; bitter to the taste

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Infatuated

Experiencing an unreasonable passion or attraction

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Parched

Very thirsty; dried up because of the heat

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Affluence

Wealth

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Spat

A small argument or dispute

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Reminisce

To recall the past, esp. Fondly

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Keen

Having sharp edge; perceptive

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Verbatin

Word for word

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Pompous

Characterized by excessive self-importance or exaggerated dignity

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Pithy

Relating to the central part of something

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Methodical

Done in an orderly, systematic way

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Obfuscate

To make difficult to understand; to make indistinct

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Desist

To cease; stop

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Penchant

A strong liking

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Fastidious

Showing or acting with careful attention to detail; not easy to please; very critical or discriminating

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Malaise

A vague feeling of physical discomfort or uneasiness

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Sporadic

Occurring irregularly

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Concave

Hollowed out; curved inward