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Flashcards in 54 Deck (30):
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disheveled

not neat or tidy

2

shaft

to treat unfairly or harshly

3

scud

to move or go quickly

4

pallor

paleness especially of the face that is caused by the illness

5

antidote

something that corrects or improves the bad effects of something

6

quest

a journey made in search of something

7

lament

to express sorrow about something

8

concession

the act of giving up something in order to reach agreement

9

epoch

a period of time that is very important in history

10

curtail

to reduce or limit

11

bear

to assume or accept

12

redress

to correct

13

sound (adj)

free from mistakes

14

mitigate

to make less severe, harmful, or painful

15

content

pleased and satisfied

16

substantial

large in amount, size, or number

17

trivial

not important

18

proxy

agent

19

devastate

to cause great damage or harm to

20

aesthetic

of or relating to art or beauty

21

disrupt

to interrupt

22

dwindle

to gradually become smaller

23

shortcoming

a bad feature

24

strenuous

requiring or showing great energy and effort

25

feign

to pretend to feel or be affected by

26

prudent

having or showing careful good judgment

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obstinacy

stubborn

28

inform

to give information to

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inevitable

sure to happen

30

entwine

to twist together or around