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Flashcards in Ch 1 group 2 Deck (21):
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Baffle

To confuse, bewilder

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Cinema

Movies

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Despise

Look down on, hate

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Ebullient

Overflowing with enthusiasm

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Exaggerate

Overstate

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Exhort

Advise strongly

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Expertise

Specialized skill

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Finicky

Excessively concerned with trifles or details

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Gall

Make sore, irritate

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Inane

Lacking significance or sense

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Indemnify

Compensate for a loss

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Occident

West, countries of America and Europe

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Peruse

Read, look at fairly attentive

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Perusal

Reading; to study

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Scuffle

Struggle at close quarters

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Spurn

Thrust aside with disdain or contempt

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Stipend

Fixed pay for services

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Surveillance

Close watch

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Tepid

Moderately warm

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Wager

Risk, bet

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Wane

Decrease in power or size