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Flashcards in #5 Syd Deck (30):
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Desolate

Lacking things that make people feel welcome in a place

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Hue

Color or shade of a color

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Sentinel

Soldier or guard who's job is to stand and keep watch

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Commodity

Something that is bought or sold

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Feigned

Not real or fake

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Appease

To bring to a state of peace and quiet

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Loathsome

Causing feelings of hatred or disgust

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Deliverance

The state of being saved from something dangerous or unpleasant

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Incense

Extremely angry or upset; pleasing scent

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Ascribe

To refer to a suppose source, cause, or author

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Melancholy

Sad mood or feeling

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Singular

No more than one thing

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Propitious

Likely to have or produce good results

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Surmise

Thought or and idea based on evidence

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Aversion

Strong feeling of not liking something

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Epistle

Formal or elegant letter

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Vindication

Act of showing that someone is not guilty

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Dispensation

Act of dealing out portions

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Solicitous

Showing concern or care for someone's health or happiness

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Countenance

Appearance of a persons face

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ruminating

Thinking clearly and deeply about something

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Acquiescing

Tending to accept or allow what other people want or demand

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Lethargy

Lack of energy or interest in doing things

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Emancipate

To free someone else's control or power

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Precept

Rule that says how people should behave

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Kindred

Persons relatives

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Allurement

To attract with something desirable

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Despotic

Ruler who has total power and uses it in a cruel way

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Servile

Very obedient and trying too hard to please someone

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Subsistence

Amount of food, money, etc that is needed to stay alive