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Flashcards in 9 Deck (35):
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Buoyant

light-hearted

2

Surmise

to make an inference

3

Redress

to compensate for

4

Wan

someone who is unwell

5

Symbiotic

dependent organisms

6

Dissent

to disagree

7

Vestige

a trace left behind by something

8

Expedite

to accelerate

9

Anomalous

abnormal

10

Manacle

handcuffs

11

Lugubrious

mournful

12

Avuncular

someone kind and patient

13

Nomenclature

the system of naming things

14

Ardent

passionate

15

Joule

work for a watt of power per second

16

Precipitation

water falling to earth

17

Foreman

someone who controls workers

18

Illusory

illusion

19

Equivocal

open to many interpretations

20

Prosaic

lacking imagination

21

Peddle

to sell or offer

22

Recluse

someone living in solitude

23

Junction

joining things together

24

Edifice

system of belief

25

Proscribe

to forbid (by law)

26

Levy

impose

27

Affinity

natural liking

28

Patents

license

29

Stymie

to hinder

30

Maxim

a short statement

31

Perspire

to sweat

32

Abberation

not normal

33

Quotidian

found in everyday events

34

Magnanimous

nobility of spirit

35

Moribund

at the verge of death