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Flashcards in At Word List 6 pg 3 Deck (24):
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colloquial

informal but common speech

2

commend

to praise

3

complaint

giving in to others; obedient

4

condescend

to talk down to; to patronize

5

confiscate

to take away

6

congenial

pleasant; friendly

7

conscript

to force into service(usually military)

8

contentious

argumentative

9

contusion

bruise

10

corpulent

fat

11

cosmopolitan

sophisticated; from the city

12

crest

peak

13

cupidity

greed

14

dart

to move quickly

15

debauchery

corruption; physical self-indulgence

16

decorum

proper behavior

17

defector

one who leaves his or her side to join the enemy

18

defy

to resist openly

19

demographer

an expert on population statistics

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deprecate

to criticize

21

despise

to hate

22

determinate

definite; limited

23

dialect

regional variety

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didactic

intended to teach; preachy