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Flashcards in 51-75 Deck (25)
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dichotomy

a division into two contrasting or non-overlapping parts

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assail

to attack

3

propitious

presenting favourable circumstances

4

eclectic

composed of materials form different sources

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dapper

neatly dressed

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audible

able to be heard

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quiescent

inactive

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extol

to praise highly and lavishly

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ritual

a ceremonial act

10

emulate

to copy someone

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discrepency

lack of agreement, difference

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manifest

obvious, very clear

13

chauvinism

unreasoning and boastful devotion to one's country or sex

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shade

a small variation, a small amount

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furtive

characterized by secretive behavior

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semblance

an outward appearance or form

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euphamism

a substitution of a word or phrase to replace

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lopsided

larger or shaped differently

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antiseptic

free of germs

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subjective

based on personal experience or feeling

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pale

to decrease in relative importance

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facile

with effortless ease, w/o proper care

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incarcerate

to restrict by imprisonment

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resilient

able to recover quickly

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passive

submissive