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Flashcards in Barron's 13 Deck (20):
1

literati

well-educated people who are interested in literature.

2

suffrage

the right to vote

3

denizen

an inhabitant; a regular visitor

4

introspective

observing one's own thoughts and feelings

5

homeostasis

automatic maintenance by an organism in balance with itself

6

inherent

firmly established by nature or habit

7

avuncular

like an uncle, benevolent and tolerant

8

bard

poet

9

convex

curved outward

10

vaunt

to boast about or praise (something), especially excessively; to drag

11

emaciated

thin and wasted because of illness or lack of foods

12

sidereal

relating to the stars

13

succor

relief, help in time of distress or want

14

etymology

origin an history of a word

15

discrete

constituing a separate thing; distinct

16

discrepancy

an illogical or surprising lack of compatibility or similarity between two or more facts.

17

coagulate

thicken; congeal (especially blood)

18

sinuous

intricate, complex

19

expiate

to atone for, to compensate

20

sanction

to approve, ratify, permit