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Flashcards in "B-" Vocabulary Deck (22):
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Baleful

Sinister, Pernicious, Ominous. (Adj)

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Bane

Cause of injury, source of harm. (Adj)

3

Beatify

To bless, make happy. (V)

4

Bedizen

To adorn in a cheap, and showy fashion. (V)

5

Beguile

To influence by trickery, flattery; to mislead. (V)

6

Belie

To give a false impersonation, to misrepresent. (V)

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Bellicose

Belligerent, pugnacious, warlike. (Adj)

8

Benign

Favorable, harmless. (Adj)

9

Bent

Leaning, inclination, tendency. (N)

10

Blandish

To coax with flattery; fawn. (V)

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Blithe

Carefree, merry. (Adj)

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Boisterous

Loud, noisy, rough, lacking restraint. (Adj)

13

Bolster

To provide support or reinforcement. (V)

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Bombastic

Pompous; grandiloquent. (Adj)

15

Boor

A rude or insensitive person. (N)

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Bridling

To control or hold back, restrain. (V)

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Broach

To bring up; begin to talk about. (V)

18

Brook

To tolerate; to endure. (V)

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Bucolic

Rustic and pastoral; characteristics of rural areas. (Adj)

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Burgeon

To grow rapidly or flourish. (V)

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Burnish

To polish, rub to a shine. (V)

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Byzantine

Labrynthine, complex. (Adj)