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Flashcards in Barron's 23 Deck (18):
1

credo

statement of belief or principle; creed

2

menagerie

a variety of animals kept together for exhibition

3

shard

a piece of broken glass or pottery

4

detraction

the act of taking away

5

incorporate

take in or contain (something) as part of a whole; include

6

jaundiced

havind a yellowish discoloration of the skin; affected by envy

7

herbivorous

an animal that feeds mainly on plants

8

veracious

truthful, accurate

9

renege

to go back on one's word

10

somatic

relating to or affecting the body, corporeal

11

behemoth

huge creature; anything very large and powerful

12

limn

to draw, describe

13

atavism

in biology, the reappearance of a characteristic in an organism after several generations of absence; individual or a part that exhibits atavism; return of a trait after a period of absence

14

refulgent

brightly shining, resplendent

15

futile

ineffective; useless; fruitless

16

enunciate

to pronounce clearly

17

diffidence

shyness; lack of confidence

18

preternatural

supernatural; beyond the normal use of nature