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Flashcards in April 17 Number 1 Deck (29):
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Clamorous

Making a loud and confused noise

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Placid

Not easily upset or excited

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Condemnation

The expression of very strong disapproval

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Ignorance

Lack of knowledge or information

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Precipitous

Dangerously high or steep

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Bliss

Perfect happiness, great joy

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Orientate

To aim something at something or someone

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Diminish

Make or become less

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Align

Place or arrange things in a straight line

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Unite

Come or bring together for a common purpose or action

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Amalgamate

Combine or unite to form one organisation or structure

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Vulnerable

Exposed to possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally

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Reluctant

Unwilling and hesitant

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Contaminated

Impure due to addition of or exposure to a poisonous or polluting substance

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Inattentive

Not paying attention to something

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Precarious

Not securely held or in position - likely to fall of collapse

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Subtle

So delicate or precise that it is difficult to describe

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Favourable

Expressing approval

To the advantage of someone or something

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Discrete

Individually separate and distinct

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Console

Comfort someone at a time of grief or disappointment

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Perplex

Make someone feel completely baffled

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Worthy

Having or showing the qualities that deserve the specified regard or action

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Reckless

Heedless of danger or the consequences of one's actions

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Prudent

Acting with or showing care and thought for the future

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Hospitable

Friendly and welcoming to visitors or guests

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Gracious

Courteous, kind and pleasant

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Remote

Situated far from the main centre or population

Distant

Having little or no relationship with

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Proximity

Nearness in space, time or relationship

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Pungent

Having a sharp, strong taste or smell