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Flashcards in Deck 13 Deck (20):
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Preclude

Prevent

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Quintessence of

Perfect embodiment of

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Ineluctable

Inevitable, inescapable

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Pharmacopoeia

Range of drugs

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Maligning

Slandering or defaming something

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Macerating

Soften something by soaking it

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Postliminary

Following on, happening after

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Supervening

Ensuing, occurring after

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Ineffable

Indescribable, unutterable

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Maladroit

Awkward, inept

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Acculturation

Adopting the cultural traits of another group

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Addled

To make confused
To make rotten (as eggs)

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Addlepated

Stupid and confused

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Adduce

To bring forward in argument or as evidence

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Agglomerate

To collect or gather into a cluster or mass

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Adjuvant

Serving to help or assist; auxiliary

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Adroit

Expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body
Skillful, resourceful, ingenious

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Adulatory

Excessive devotion to someone

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Agog

Highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation

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Agonistic

Combative; striving to overcome in argument