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Flashcards in Ch 1 group 1 Deck (20):
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Ameliorate

To enhance or make better

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Conserve

Reserved, quiet, save

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Detriment

Negatively effect

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Exotic

Injury, damage

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Folly

Lack of good sense, foolish

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Formerly

Before, past

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Harmony

Peacable or friendly relations

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Ignore

Refuse to take notice of

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Impediment

Something that hinders or obstucts

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Indolent

Lazy, lethargic

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Intact

Untouched by anything, put together

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Invalid

Void, having no force

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Noncarcinogenic

Not producing or tending to produce cancer

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Parsimonious

Stingy, miserly

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Raze

Destroy utterly

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Reticent

Inclined to be silent

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Retire

Withdraw from duty

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Retort

Answer, reply sharply

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Subvert

Over turn or over throw

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Tractable

Easily led or taught