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Flashcards in 41 Deck (20):
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didactic

designed or intended to teach people something

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pensive

quietly sad or thoughtful

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nautical

relating to ships and sailing

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avail

to be useful or helpful to

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ascertain

to learn or find out

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cardinal

basic or most important

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utility

the quality or state of being useful

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enable

to make able to do or to be something

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bewildered

to confuse very much

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grasp

to understand

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chart

to make a plan for

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confer

to discuss something important in order to make a decision

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harried

very worried or anxious

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perplex

to confuse very much

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peer

to look closely or carefully especially because something or someone is difficult to see

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predicament

a difficult or unpleasant situation

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prospect

the possibility that something will happen in the future

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rouse

to cause to happen

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temper

mood, behavior

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ordeal

an experience that is very unpleasant or difficult