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Flashcards in Core Vocab 156-205 (Affix) Deck (33):
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Expunge

to erase; to destroy

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excise

to cut out or off from; to remove from a passage or sentence of text

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expurgate

to remove something considered unsuitable

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Extricate

to get out of a difficult situation or entanglement

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Exorbitant

unreasonably expensive

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repudiate

to refuse to accept

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reticent

holding back thoughts, feelings, and personal affairs; restrained or reserved

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rebuff

to reject ungraciously

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resurgent

rising again, sweeping or surging back

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deleterious

causing harm or damage

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decry

publicly denounce

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despondent

downcast

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morose

downcast and ill-tempered

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debunk

to put down by exposing false and exaggerated claims

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deride

to put down with contemptous jeering, to ridicule or laugh at

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derisive

expressing contempt or ridicule

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implacable

not capable of being placated or appeased

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inexorable

relentless, inevitable

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insurmountable

to great to be overcome

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irreverent

lacking proper respect or seriousness, disrespectful

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irresolute

uncertain how to act or proceed

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circumspect

cautious and careful, prudent

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circuitous

indirect in language, behavior, or action

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circumvent

to bypass, to avoid by artful maneuvering

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magnanimous

filled with generosity and forgiveness, forgoing resentment and revenge.

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erroneous

incorrect

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melliflous

smooth and sweet, flowing like honey

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acrimonious

filled with bitterness, sharpness in words, rancorous

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abstemious

temperate in eating and drinking

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malodorous

foul-smelling

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heinous

wicked, evil, abominable

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egregious

outrageously bad

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gratuitous

unwarranted, unnecessary