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Flashcards in Chapter 5 Vocabulary Deck (20):
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Acute

A sharp point

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Bluster

To talk or act in a noisy and threatening way

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Bungle

To act or work clumsily and awkwardly

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Commentary

A series of notes clarifying or explaining something

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Duration

The length of time that something lasts

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Eerie

Causing fear because of strangeness

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Facet

One aspect or side of a subject or problem

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Fidelity

The state of being faithful

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Fray

A brawl, noisy quarrel
To wear away, make ragged or worn

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Headstrong

Willful, stubborn

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Inhabitant

One living permanently in a given place

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Numb

Having lost the power of feeling or movement

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Pacify

To make peaceful or calm

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Ravenous

Very hungry

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Refute

To prove incorrect

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Remorse

Deep and painful regret for one's past misdeeds

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Setback

Something that interferes with progress

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Smug

Overly self satisfied

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Synopsis

A brief statement giving a general view of the subject

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Tarry

To delay leaving