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Flashcards in 676-725 Deck (50)
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bestow

to present or give

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supercilious

feeling or showing proud contempt

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conflate

to bring together

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belittle

to put down

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avid

having a passionate desire

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sloth

laziness

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temperate

consistent; moderate

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succumb

to live in or yield

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incognito

in disguise

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synthesis

the combination of separate parts into a unified whole

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ulterior

lying beyond what is evident, revealed

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infuriate

to cause to become very angry

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chasm

a large gap

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entity

something that exists and can be recognized as a distinct unit

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laudable

worthy of praise

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proclivity

natural or habitual tendency

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office

a duty or function assigned to somoene

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amicable

showing friendliness or good will

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cantankerous

bad-temepered

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perspicacious

having keen perception or understanding

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gross

total, entire

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sanctimonious

pretending holiness

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shoddy

inferior or cheap

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nonchalant

seemingly unconcerned or indifferent

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expedient

suitable for a purpose

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trowel

a flat-bladed tool used for spreading cement

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dislodge

to force out of a concealed position

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loath

unwilling, reluctant

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zenith

maximum

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dank

unpleasantly damp

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dormant

inactive, but capable of being active

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haggard

appearing tired and thin

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masonry

stonework

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dilettante

one who engages an art with only superficial skill

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jocular

characterized by joking

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antipathy

a feeling of strong repulsion

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quarry

a hunted bird

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ingenuous

innocent

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implicate

to incriminate

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paternal

related to a father

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aver

to affirm

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liberal

generous

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perennial

lasting through the years

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levy

to impose or collect, usually tazes

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prevail

to triumph over

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prowess

superior skill

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abdicate

to willingly give up the position of king

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accord

agreement

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palpable

capable of being handeled

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spontaneous

occurring naturally or without forethought