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Flashcards in 576-600 Deck (25):
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Prodigious

Wonderful; amazing; very big

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Saccharine

Overly or sickeningly sweet

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Wary

Cautious; on guard

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Umbrage

Offense or resentment

5

Segregate

To separate into groups or parts

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August

Inspiring awe or admiration, esp. Because of high rank or character

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Discreet

Careful about what one says or does; circumspect; done, said, or placed so as to attract little notice

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Intimate

To make known subtly; to hint

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Rouse

To wake or provoke

10

Morsel

A small piece, esp. Of food

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Cacophony

A harsh, jarring sound

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Disinterested

Free from bias

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Girth

The distance around something; circumference

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Skew

To place at an angle; to cause bias in or distort

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Toxic

Poisonous or dangerous

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Verity

A widely-accepted truth

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Incoherent

Not sticking together; not logically connected

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Impetus

An impelling or originating force

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Increment

An increase in quantity

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Dismaying

To destroy courage or resolution

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Assimilate

To take in as one's own

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Disburse

To pay out money

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Dissent

To disagree

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Charisma

A quality of leadership that inspires great devotion in one's followers; personal magnetism charm

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Civic

Pertaining to a city or citizen