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Flashcards in Chapter 11 Deck (20):
1

Comport

Verb, to conduct or bear oneself, behave, to be in agreement. Second syllable.

2

Concise

Adjective, expressing much in a few words. Second syllable.

3

Demure

Adjective, sober or serious in manner, modest. Second syllable.

4

Depreciation

Noun, a lessening in value, a belittling Fourth syllable.

5

Deteriorate

Verb, to lower in quality or value, to wear away. Second syllable.

6

Divulge

Verb, to tell, reveal, make public. Second syllable.

7

Enlightened

Adjective, free from ignorance and false ideas, possessing understanding. Second syllable.

8

Forestall

Verb, to prevent by acting first. Second syllable.

9

Garble

Verb, to distort in such a way as to make unintelligible. First syllable.

10

Proponent

One who puts forward a proposal, one who supports a cause or belief. Second syllable.

11

Quaver

Verb, to shake, tremble, to trill. First syllable.

12

Recoil

Verb, to spring back, shrink. Noun, the act of springing back. Verb- second syllable. Noun- first syllable.

13

Recoup

Verb, to make up for, regain. Second syllable.

14

Reek

Noun, an unpleasant smell. Verb, to give off unpleasant smells, to give a strong impression.

15

Relentless

Adjective, unyielding, harsh, without pity. Second syllable.

16

Rivulet

Noun, a small stream. First syllable.

17

Squander

Verb, to spend foolishly, waste. First syllable.

18

Staccato

Adjective, detached or disconnected in sound or style. Second syllable.

19

Statue

Noun, a law. First syllable.

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Brevity

Noun, shortness. First syllable.