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Flashcards in a-b Deck (27):
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burgeon

to grow or develop quickly

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bereft

deprived and made desolate

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belie

to show to be false

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belabor

to explain or work at something beyond what is necessary

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banal

lacking originality

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austere

severe in manner or appearance

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augment

to make larger

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astute

having practical intelligence

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assuage

to make milder or less severe

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ardent

having intense or passionate feeling

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appropriated

to take possession of

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apathetic

having or showing little emotion

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apprehensive

uneasy or fearful

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animosity

a feeling of strong dislike

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anachronism

something out of place in historical time

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amiable

showing pleasant or good nartured qualities

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ambivalent

uncertainty or fluctuation, mixed feelings

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altruism

unselfish concerns for others

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allegation

an assertion made with little or no proof

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alacrity

cheerful willingness

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affluence

abundance of wealth

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affable

easy to approach or talk to

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adulation

excessive adoration or admiration

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adroit

expert, skilled, or nimble

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adept

skilled

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acquiesce

to submit without protest

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abstruse

hard to understand