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Flashcards in DECK 20 Deck (28):
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AUGUR

predict future

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PORTEND

foretell

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PREEMPT

to block by acting first

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BODE

to be an omen

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DECREPIT

worn out

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ANTEDILUVIAN

very old

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DEFUNCT

extinct

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PERPETUATE

immortalize, to keep from dying out

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DILAPIDATED

worn out

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THREADBARE

worn out

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APPREHENSIVE

anxious
uneasy

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CONTRITE

remorseful

13

LAMENT

to mourn, sorrow

14

IGNOMINY

shame, humilate

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POIGNANT

stirring a sudden response

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CRYPTIC

enigmatic
mysterious

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APOCRYPHAL

forged, doubtful

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DISINGENUOUS

deceitful, treachery

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PREVARICATE

to lie

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FACADE

superficial

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MIRTH

laughter gale

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MALAPROPISM

misuse of a word

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LEVITY

not serious

24

BARD

skilled oet

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CHASTISE

to punish or criticize

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REPROVE

to scold

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REPREHENSIBLE

censure, issue official blame

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REPROACH

to blame, disapprove