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Flashcards in Collection 2 Deck (15):
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Altercation

A noisy argument or disagreement in public

2

Calisthenics

Exercises done in the gym

3

Inane

Fatuous, lacking in intelligence or thought

4

Matiscate

Grind teeth, chew

5

Gravid

In an advanced stage of pregnancy

6

Seance

A meeting of spiritualists (灵媒)

7

Ratify

Approve and express assent, responsibility or obligation

8

Mulatto

Biracial person with black and white parents

9

Mestizo/miscegenation

Mixing race/ mixed race

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Harp on

Dwell on a subject and complain about it

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Obloquy

Calumny, false accusation of an offence or malicious misrepresentation of someone's words and action

12

Stalwart

Loyal, reliable and hardworking

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Spoliate

To plunder, rob, or ruin

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Extirpate

Root out and destroy completely

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Retool

Adapt or alter to make something or someone more useful and suitable