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Flashcards in 851-875 Deck (25)
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bait

to torment or harass

2

score

to make cuts or lines on

3

belligerent

eager to fight

4

autocracy

rule by one person with unlimited power

5

vitality

the force that distinguishes life from death

6

suffuse

to spread through

7

ambiguous

having more than one possible interpretation

8

painstaking

very thorough

9

diaphanuous

transparent fine texture

10

innuendo

an indirect suggestion about someone or something

11

callow

inexperienced

12

remedial

supplying a remedy

13

solemn

serious; grave

14

expanse

a large amount

15

largess

generosity in giving gifts

16

impair

to make worse

17

gracious

having or showing kindness, courtesy, charm

18

immaterial

not significant

19

intevene

to come between two things

20

stultify

to cause to lose interest, become bored

21

lofty

very high; noble

22

recant

to formally take back a previous statement

23

emanate

to send forth

24

coin

to devise a new word or phrase

25

arduous

difficult