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Flashcards in Barron's 3 Deck (30):
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clamor

noisy outcry

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visage

appearance, aspect

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fervor

warmth and intensity of emotion

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analgesic

medication that reduces or eliminates pain

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arduous

extremely difficult; laborious

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solvent

able to meet financial obligations

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carnal

of the flesh or body; related to physical appetities

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fauna

animals of a period o region

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insouciant

indifferent; lacking concern or care

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astringent

harsh; severe

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apprise

to inform

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welter

wallow or roll, toss about, be in turmoil

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extemporaneous

unrehearsed

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demographic

related to population balance

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egotistical

excessively self-centered; conceited

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impede

to hinder; block

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clique

a small, exclusive group

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provident

providing for future need, frugal

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impute

to attribute the fault to; relate to a particular cause or source

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permeable

penetrable

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recalcitrant

resisting authority or control

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stricture

something that restrains, negative criticism

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occult

relating to practices connected with supernatural phenomena

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gossamer

sheer; light and delicate; like cobwebs

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interdict

to forbid; prohibit

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hirsute

covered with hair

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celestial

concerned with sky or heavens; sublime

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talisman

charm to bring good luck and avert misfortune

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evince

to show plainly; be an indication of

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extrapolation

the act of estimation by projecting known information