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Flashcards in 801-850 Deck (50)
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accommodate

to oblige

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disrepute

the absence or a loss of reputation

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impervious

completely resistant to reputation

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squalid

having dirty or lowly appearance

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truncate

to cut short

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consolidate

to combine into a whole

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flaunt

to display ostentatiously

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deter

to prevent or discourage from acting by means of fear

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demographics

the distribution of human population groups

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autonomy

independence

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demeanor

outward behavior esp. that reveals one's personality

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vindicate

to clear of blame with proof

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inquity

extreme immorality or injustice

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incapacitate

to make unable to function in normal activities

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salutary

beneficial

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lore

knowledge about a particular way

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innate

possessed at birth

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drivel

stupid or childish talk

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predilection

a special liking for something

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trace

a faint amount

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disparage

to speak in a disapproving manner

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trove

a collection of valuable items

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jut

to stick out

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escalate

to increase

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congenial

suited to one's needs or nature

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candor

frankness or sincerity of expression

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projectile

something thrown

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motley

having elements of great variety

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expedite

to speed up

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heterodox

not in agreement with accepted beliefs

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benevolent

characterized by doing good

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hierarchy

a ranking according to status or ability

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tender

to offer formally

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staid

serious and settled

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dissemble

to deceive

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competent

capable and skilled

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prognosis

the anticipated progress of recovery

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ingratiate

to bring oneself into another's favor by conscious effort

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saga

a long prose narrarive

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curb

to restrain

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elicit

to draw out

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oppress

to presecute with an excessive use of power

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immaculate

perfectly clean

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objective

having an actual existence or reality

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affliction

pain

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implore

to ask for urgently

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mollify

to soothe the temper

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fertile

producing abruptly

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ignominy

shame

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dissipate

to scatter