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Flashcards in 701-725 Deck (25):
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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

3

Loath

Unwilling, reluctant

4

Zenith

Maximum; the highest point

5

Dank

Unpleasantly damp

6

Dormant

Inactive, but capable of being active

7

Haggard

Appearing tired and thin, as from anxiety, disease, hunger, etc

8

Masonry

Stonework or brickwork

9

Dilettante

One who engages an art with only superficial skill; an amateur

10

Jocular

Characterized by joking

11

Antipathy

A feeling of strong repulsion or aversion

12

Quarry

A hunted bird or animal; prey

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Ingenuous

Innocent; naive

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Implicate

To incriminate; to show or suggest involvement

15

Paternal

Relating to or characteristic of father

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Aver

To affirm or declare

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Liberal

Generous; giving freely

18

Perennial

Lasting through the years

19

Levy

To impose or collect, usually taxes

20

Prevail

To triumph over; to be or become most common

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Prowess

Superior skill or ability

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Abdicate

To willingly give up the position of king, queen, etc.; to choose not to fulfill a role or duty

23

Accord

Agreement

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Palpable

Capable if being handled, touched, or felt; easily perceived

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Spontaneous

Occurring naturally or without forethought