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Flashcards in Archetype-bane Deck (26):
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Archetype

An original model or pattern

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Ardent

Passionate
Enthusiastic

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Arduous

Hard
Difficult

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Aristocratic

Noble of birth
Snobbish

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Artful

Crafty
Wily
Sly

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Artifice

A clever trick
Cunning

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Ascendancy

Supremacy
Domination

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Assiduous

Hardworking
Busy
Quite diligent

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Assimilate

To take in
To absorb
To learn thoroughly

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Assuage

To soothe
To pacify
To ease the pain of
To relieve

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Astute

Shrewd
Keen in judgement

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Atheist

One who does not believe in the existence of any god or divine being

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Attrition

Gradual wearing away, weakening, or loss
A natural or expected decrease in numbers or size

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Audacity

Boldness
Reckless daring
Impertinence

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Augment

To make bigger
To add to
To increase

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Auspicious

Favorable
Promising
Pointing to a good result

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Austere

Stern
Unadorned
Forbidding
Without excess

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Autocratic

Ruling with absolute authority
Extremely bossy

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Autonomous

Acting independently

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Avarice

Greed
Excessive love of riches

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Avow

To claim
To declare boldly
To admit

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Avuncular

Like an uncle, especially a nice uncle
Kind
Helpful
Generous
Understanding

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Awry

Off course
Twisted to one side

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Axiom

A self-evident truth
A widely accepted saying

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Banal

Unoriginal
Ordinary

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Bane

Poison
Torment
Cause of harm