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Flashcards in barron 3500 3001-end Deck (426)
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abut

border upon; adjoi

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glut

overstock; fill to excess

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gamut

entire range

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lout

clumsy perso

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Clout

great influence (especially political or social)

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flout

reject; mock

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rout

stampede; drive out

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tout

publicize; praise excessively

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devout

pious

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strut

supporting bar

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strut

pompous walk; swagger

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pretext

excuse

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milieu

environment; means of expressio

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impromptu

without previous preparation; off the cuff; on the spur of the moment

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guffaw

boisterous laughter

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eschew

avoid

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askew

crookedly; slanted; at an angle

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strew

spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter

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foreshadow

give an indication beforehand; portend; prefigure

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low

moo

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bungalow

small cottage

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callow

youthful; immature; inexperienced

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fallow

plowed but not sowed; uncultivated

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wallow

roll in; indulge in; become helpless

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winnow

sift; separate good parts from bad

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bestow

give

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avow

declare openly

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Iax

careless

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anticlimax

letdown in thought or emotio

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hoax

trick; practical joke