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Flashcards in 6 The Office Deck (90):
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abdicate

relinquish, give up or surrender something important

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abstract

without form unclear

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accolade

honor or award

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antiquated

old or obsolete

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apocryphal

false or having dubious authenticity

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archaic

antiquated, ancient

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benevolent

generous

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covert

secretive or hidden

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cryptic

mysterious

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decorum

proper behavior

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decry

condemn

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deference

respect

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disparage

belittle limit or demean

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esoteric

hard to understand

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equivocal

undecided ambivalent

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ethereal

heavenly

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euphemism

inoffensive word to replace an offensive one

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evanescent

short-lived

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expedite

speed up

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extol

praise

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exult

rejoice

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hegemony

authority or superiority over someone or something

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inchoate

just beginning or starting to emerge, incipient

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intrinsic

innate, essential nature

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judicious

fair

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laud

praise

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magnanimous

generous, munificent, benevolent

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magnate

important powerful person

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obscure

dark, shrouded, unclear

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ostentatious

showy or gaudy

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palpable

tangible, capable of being physically sensed

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panacea

powerful remedy

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patronize

condescend, act haughtily towards someone

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paucity

lack of something, small number, dearth

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recondite

hard to understand

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refute

prove wrong

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relinquish

surrender

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sacrosanct

holy

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sanctimonious

holier-than-thou, falsely pious

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sanguine

optimistic or hopeful

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scrutinize

examine closely and carefully

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scrutinize

examine closely and carefully

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scrutinize

examine closely and carefully

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shroud

block or cover, figuratively

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shroud

block or cover, figuratively

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shroud

block or cover, figuratively

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sovereign

independent

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sovereign

independent

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sovereign

independent

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sublime

awesome

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sublime

awesome

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sublime

awesome

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supplant

replace

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supplant

replace

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supplant

replace

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tenet

commonly held belief

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tenet

commonly held belief

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tenet

commonly held belief

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transient

fleeting or temporary

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transient

fleeting or temporary

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transient

fleeting or temporary

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venal

capable of being bribed

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venal

capable of being bribed

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venal

capable of being bribed

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venerate

worship or revere

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venerate

worship or revere

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venerate

worship or revere

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zealous

extremely passionate, having great ardor for something

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zealous

extremely passionate, having great ardor for something

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zealous

extremely passionate, having great ardor for something

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scrutinize

examine closely and carefully

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scrutinize

examine closely and carefully

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shroud

block or cover, figuratively

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shroud

block or cover, figuratively

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sovereign

independent

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sovereign

independent

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sublime

awesome

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sublime

awesome

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supplant

replace

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supplant

replace

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tenet

commonly held belief

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tenet

commonly held belief

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transient

fleeting or temporary

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transient

fleeting or temporary

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venal

capable of being bribed

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venal

capable of being bribed

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venerate

worship or revere

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venerate

worship or revere

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zealous

extremely passionate, having great ardor for something

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zealous

extremely passionate, having great ardor for something