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Flashcards in Chap 3 part 2 Deck (27):
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Inured

accustom (someone) to something unpleasant

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Effusive

expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in a heartfelt manner

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Maudlin

self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental (often through drunkenness)

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Coalesce

come together and form one mass or whole

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Agglomerate

to collect or form into a mass or group (usually used for things not people)

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Syncopate

the shortening of a word by dropping middle letters or sounds; the displacement of beats in a musical piece

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Amortized

to gradually reduce a debt

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Hardy

robust; strong

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Inveigle

persuade one to do something through deception or flattery

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Hector

to talk to one in a bullying way

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Marginalize

to treat (one, a theory or thing) as insignificant

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Presage

foreshadow something (usually bad)

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Erroneously

wrongly

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Deftly

in a way that is neatly skillful and quick in movement; in a clever way

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Abhorrent

inspiring disgust and loathing

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Consanguineous

of the same blood

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Coltish

energetic but awkward in one's movement or behavior

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Cumbersome

large or heavy and thereofore hard to carry

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Beguilded

trick one into doing something

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Chary

cautiously reluctant to do something

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Sentries

a soldier stationed to guard

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Sage

scholar

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Sycophant

'yes-man'

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Fecund

fertile

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Imperius

assuming power or authority w/out justification

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Forebears

ancestors

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Harbingers

a person or thing that announces the approach of another