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Flashcards in Basic Group 6 Deck (70):
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stereographic

projection of 3 dimension on 2dimensional surface

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imperative

vital importance; crucial

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commended

praise formally or officially

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acquaintance

knowledge or experience of something; a person one knows slightly, but who is not a close friend

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reassure

say or do something to remove the doubts and fears of (someone)

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pledge (noun)

a solemn promise or undertaking

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solemn

formal and dignified

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endorse

declare one's public approval or support of

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nocturnal

active at night

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perish

die, especially in a violent or sudden way

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culprit

a person who is responsible for a crime or other misdeed

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misdeed

a wicked or illegal act

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wicked

evil or morally wrong

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infested

(of insects or animals) be present (in a place or site) in large numbers, typically so as to cause damage or disease

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annihilate (verb)

destroy utterly; obliterate

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obliterate

destroy utterly; wipe out

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scent

a distinctive smell, especially one that is pleasant

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patriotic

having or expressing devotion to and vigorous support for one's country

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devotion

love, loyalty, or enthusiasm for a person or activity

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vigorous

strong, healthy, and full of energy

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vicious

deliberately cruel or violent

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skeptical

not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations

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elaborate (adj)

involving many carefully arranged parts or details; detailed and complicated in design and planning

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deem (verb)

regard or consider in a specified way

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absurd

wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate

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consecutive

following each other continuously

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controversial

giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement

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controversy

prolonged public disagreement or heated discussion

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pertain (pertain to)

be appropriate, related, or applicable to

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exemplary (adj)

serving as a desirable model; very good

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anonymity

the condition of being anonymous

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cringe

bend one's head and body in fear or apprehension or in a servile manner

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servile

having or showing an excessive willingness to serve or please others

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apprehension

anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen

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empathy

the ability to understand and share the feelings of another

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condescend (verb)

show that one feels superior

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crabby

irritable

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irritable

having or showing a tendency to be easily annoyed

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tendency

an inclination towards a particular characteristic or type of behaviour

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inclination

a person's natural tendency or urge to act or feel in a particular way

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hypocritical

behaving in a way that suggests one has higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case

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succinct (adj)

briefly and clearly expressed

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merit

the quality of being particularly good or worthy, especially so as to deserve praise or reward

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hobbling

walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury

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disposition

a person's inherent qualities of mind and character

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countenance

a person's face or facial expression

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placid

not easily upset or excited

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contented (adj)

feeling or expressing happiness or satisfaction

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submissive

ready to conform to the authority or will of others; meekly obedient or passive

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conform

comply with rules, standards, or laws

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meek

quiet, gentle, and easily imposed on; submissive

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passive

accepting or allowing what happens or what others do, without active response or resistance

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abhor (verb)

regard with disgust and hatred

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shaggy

(of hair or fur) long, thick, and unkempt

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kempt (adj)

maintained in a neat and clean condition; well cared for

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whim

a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained

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impulse

a sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act

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spasm

a sudden involuntary muscular contraction or convulsive movement

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fan (verb)

by waving an object to create a current of air

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burrow

(of an animal) make a hole or tunnel, typically for use as a dwelling (noun: burrow, the hole)

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subterranean

existing, occurring, or done under the earth's surface

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prompt (verb)

(of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling)

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forfeit

lose or be deprived of (property or a right or privilege) as a penalty for wrongdoing

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liable

responsible by law; legally answerable

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eternity

infinite or unending time

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eternal

lasting or existing forever; without end

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sprout

(of a plant) grow

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apparatus

the technical equipment or machinery needed for a particular activity or purpose

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discretion

the quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offence or revealing confidential information OR the freedom to decide what should be done in a particular situation

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adapt/adopt

change/add