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Flashcards in 626-650 Deck (25):
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Bleak

Gloomy and somber; dreary

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Comprise

To include; to contain; to be composed of

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Denounce

To speak out against; to accuse publicly

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Recrimination

A reply to one charge with a counterchange

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Meticulous

Extremely or excessively careful about details; finicky

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Coalition

An alliance, esp. A temporary one

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Succulent

Full of juice; highly enjoyable

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Transcend

To exceed; to go beyond or above the limits

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Fervid

Extremely emotional; passionate

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Veer

To change direction

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Repress

To hold back; to put down by force

12

Charge

A responsibility; someone or something entrusted to the care of another

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Confiscate

To seize (private property) by or as if by someone in authority

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Stamina

Resistance to fatigue or hardship; endurance

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Virtuoso

One with great skill, esp. In music or the arts

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Ostentatious

Showy; pretentious

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Wan

Sticky pale; colorless

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Amorphous

Without definite shape; shapeless; unorganized

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Sordid

Extremely dirty; morally corrupt

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Protract

To extend the duration of; to prolong

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Incessant

Never pausing; continuous; without a stop

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Indigenous

Native, occurring naturally

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Idiom

A style or manner of expression peculiar to an individual or group

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Ersatz

Artificial; not genuine; fake

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Woe

A deep distress or misery; misfortune