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Flashcards in DECK 22 Deck (23):
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MALADY

disease; something bad (mal)

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BLIGHT

a diseased condition; a curse

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AFFLICTION

causes suffering

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ELEGY

a poem relating to or lamenting death

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EPITAPH

an inscription on a gravestone

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DOLDRUMS

a state of unhappiness

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ADVERSITY

hardship

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SEMANTICS

the study of the meanings of words

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GENEALOGY

the study of ancestry

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ONCOLOGY

the study of tumors and/or cancer

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PARIAH

an outcast

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RELEGATE

to banish or demote in rank

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PROLIFERATE

to grow rapidly; to produce offspring at a rapid rate

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DISTEND

to swell or increase in size

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PROPAGATE

to cause to multiply; to publicize

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SATURATE

to fill completely

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ADDENDUM

something added; a supplement to a book

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POSTSCRIPT

a message added after the completion of a letter ["P.S."] - can be used to refer to something that comes after the ending

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ACQUIT

To find someone not guilty

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EPOCH

A period of time in history or a person's life

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CONTRIVED

Obviously planned

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FALLOW

Unused

Uncultivated land

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ARABLE

Used or suitable for growing crops