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Flashcards in 426-450 Deck (25):
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Tractable

Easily managed or controlled

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Holistic

Dealing with something as a whole rather than by its individual parts

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Verdant

Green

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Promulgate

To make known by official announcement

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Skeptical

Tending to question or doubt

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Forte

Something at which a person excels

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Harbinger

Someone or something that indicates what is to come

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Annul

To make void or invalid

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Adversity

Misfortune; trouble

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Castigate

To criticize severely, esp. In public

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Oratory

Public speaking, esp. Marked by pompous rhetoric

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Conduit

A channel for conducting fluids; a means by which something is transmitted

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Bolster

To support or strengthen

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Wont

Accustomed

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Recur

To repeat; to occur again

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Brook

To tolerate

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Consecrate

To make or set apart as sacred

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Espouse

To give loyalty or support to; to adopt

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Dispose

To give tendency or inclination to

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Modicum

A small quanity

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Composed

Calm and self-possessed

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Edifice

A building; architectural monument

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Reserved

Self-restrained and withdrawn in speech and manner

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Translusent

Letting light through, but no visual details

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Endeavor

A serious attempt or effort