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Flashcards in Day1.i Deck (20):
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faction

a group, usually a small part of a larger group, united around some cause, disagreement within an organization

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facile

fluent, skillful in a superificial way, easy

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facetious

humorous, not serious, clumsily humorous

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exult

to rejoice, to celebrate

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extricate

to free from difficulty

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extol

to praise highly, to laud

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explicit

clearly and directly expressed

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expedient

providing an immediate advantage, serving one's immediate self-interest, practical

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expatriate

to throw (someone) out of his or her native land, to maove away from one's native land, to emigrate

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exonerate

to free completely from blame, to exculpate

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exigency

an emergency, an urgency

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exhort

to urge strongly, to give a serious warning to

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exasperate

to annoy thoroughly, to make very angry, to try to patience of

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exalt

to raise high, to glorify

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evanescent

fleeting, vanishing, happening for only the briefest period

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ethereal

hewavenly, as light and insubstantial as a gas or ether

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espouse

to support, to advocate

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esoteric

hard to understand, understood by only a select few, peculiar

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equivocal

ambiguous, intentionally confusing, capable of being interpreted in more than one way

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equitable

fair