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Flashcards in 601-625 Deck (25):
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Disingenuous

Not straightforward or candid; crafty

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Cadaver

A dead body, esp. A human body to be dissected

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Acute

Sharp; clever; severe

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Evanescent

Fading from sight; transient

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Clemency

Mercy, or leniency towards an offender

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Facet

Any of a number of sides or aspects

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Dialect

A variety of language, esp. Regional

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Contrite

Feeling sorry for what one has done

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Municipal

Relating to a city, town, village, or the like with local self-government

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Dispel

To rid one's mind of; drive away by scattering

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Assuage

To lessen pain or distress

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Superficial

On the surface only; shallow; not thorough

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Assiduous

Diligent; hard-working; constant

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Extemporaneous

Done with little or no preparation

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Impute

To assign credit, often of guilt or blame

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Benign

Kindly; creating a favorable influence

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Blase

Indifferent or bored with life

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Testy

Irritable; touchy

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Senile

Showing the marked deterioration of old age

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Currency

General acceptance or use; the state of being up to date

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Verisimilitude

Resemblance to the truth

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Pernicious

Very harmful or destructive

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Induct

To place formally in office; to admit as a member

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Appreciate

To grow in value

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Ponder

To think over with great care