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Flashcards in 626-675 Deck (50)
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bleak

gloomy and somber

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comprise

to include; to contain

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denounce

to speak out against

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recrimination

a reply to one charge with a countercharge

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meticulous

extremely or excessively careful about details

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coalition

an alliance esp. a temporary one

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succulent

full of juice

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transcend

to exceed; to go beyond or above the limits

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fervid

extremely emotional

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veer

to change direction

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repress

to hold back

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charge

a responsibilty

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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

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virtuososo

one with great skill esp. in music

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ostentatious

showy

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wan

sickly pale

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amorphous

without definite shape

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sordid

extremely dirty; morally corrupt

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protract

to extend the duration of

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incessant

never pausing

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indigenous

native

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idiom

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

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ersatz

artificial

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woe

deep distress or misery

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mentor

counselor or teacher

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stygian

gloomy and dark

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chasten

to correct by punishment

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lacerate

to rip or cut

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domestic

relating to the home or family

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stealthy

moving with quiet caution

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prolific

producing a lot

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rudder

the hinged plate at the back and bottom of a boat

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venerable

worthy of honor and respect

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circumvent

to go around, bypass

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symbiotic

involving a close relationship of mutual dependence

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muse

to meditate

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covenent

a binding agreement

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farce

a comedy based on crudely humorous unlikely situations

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impetuous

characterized by sudden emotion

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revel

to delight

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innocuous

harmless

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illegible

unable to read

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legacy

something passed down to a descendent

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cascade

a waterfall

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iminge

to have an effect on something

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decipher

to read or interpret

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pugilist

a boxer

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inalienable

not able to be taken away

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premeditate

to think out or plan