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Flashcards in DECK 17 Deck (26):
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EGREGIOUS

atrocious

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NOISOME

offensive, detestable

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ASTRINGENT

harsh, bitter, acrid

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AMBULATORY

mobile

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MEANDER

drift, wander aimlessly

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IMPEL

to put into motion

7

ITINERANT

travel from place to place

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COMPEL

to urge into action by force

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VAGRANT

nomadic

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PERAMBULATE

drift, wander

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RESCIND

to take back or cancel

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EFFACE

omit or cancel

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ALTRUISM

unselfish

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DECORUM

good manners, proper

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GENIALITY

affable

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GRANDOISE

exaggerated stands out

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OSTENTATIOUS

showy

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LOFTY

overly proud

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GARISH

flashy, loud

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DOGGED

unwilling to give up

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INEXORABLE

relentless. Won’t give up; inevitable

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OBSTINATE

stubborn

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PERINACITY

stubborn

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TENACIOUS

persistent

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OBDURATE

stubborn, not easily persuaded

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ADAMANT

stubborn, not easily persuaded; also: strong (adamantly opposed}