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Flashcards in April 17 Number 2 Deck (26):
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Malicious

Intending or intended to do harm

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Benevolent

Well meaning and kindly

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Ruinous

Disastrous or destructive

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Advantageous

Involving good circumstances that increase the chance of success

Beneficial

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Wrathful

Full of or characterised by intense anger

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Appease

Pacify or placate someone by agreeing to their demands

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Dimension

A measurable extent, such as length, height, width or depth

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Mundane

Lacking interest of excitement - dull

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Spontaneous

Performed or occurring as a result of a sudden impulse

Not planned

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Jargon

Special words or expressions used by a profession or group - difficult to understand by others

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Novella

A short novel

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Colosseum

A vast Roman amphitheatre

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Tributary

A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake

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Notorious

Famous or well known, typically for something bad

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Negligible

So small or unimportant that it is not worth considering

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Inadvertent

Not resulting or achieved through deliberate planning

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Virtuous

Having high moral standards

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Tardy

Late

Slow in action or response

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Chivalrous

Courteous, especially towards women

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Deplorable

Completely unacceptable

Shockingly bad in quality

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Erroneous

Wrong

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Fraudulent

Obtained or done by involving deception - particularly criminal deception

Unjustifiably claiming particular accomplishments or qualities

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Pungent

Having a sharply strong taste or smell

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Pretence

An attempt to make something that is not the case appear true

A claim to have a particular skill or quality

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Demure

Reserved, modest and shy (usually related to women)

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Perplex

Make someone completely baffled