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Flashcards in Deck 26 Deck (38):
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SOLICITOUS

showing great care; attentive

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DISINGENUOUS

insincere

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VENERATE; REVERE

to greatly respect

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CONTENTIOUS; DISPUTATIOUS

argumentative

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PRECLUDE

to make impossible; to rule out

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COMPUNCTION; CONTRITION; REMORSE

sincere and deep regret

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DEMOGRAPHY

the study of the characteristics of human populations

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APHORISM; AXIOM

a statement or principle universally accepted as true;

[think of axioms in geometry]

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Reconciliation

getting two things togethe

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Forgo

go back or lose the right of

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Relish

vigorous

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Obtuse

slow at learning

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Rectify

set straight

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Venal

capable of being corrupted

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Perquisite

exclusive right

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Fallow

undeveloped but potentially useful

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Chimerical

imaginative

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Truculent

aggressive

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Requisite

required

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Defoliated

lose of leaves

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Matriculation

admission to a group

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Perfidious

tending to betray, treacherous

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Pontificate

papacy or talk in a pompous manner

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Phlegmatic

showing little emotion

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Subsidy

grant paid by the govt

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Endowment

provides income or natural qualities

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Emanation

something that it emitted

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Polemicist

opposes

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Indolent

lazy

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Sycophant, toady, lackey

one who tries to please someone in order to gain something (Kiss up)

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Fawning

flattering someone

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Aggregation

collection

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Mirth

extreme happiness

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Bemoaned

regret strongly

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Conglomeration

collection

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Recalcitrant

stubborn resistance

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Habituating

regularly use

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Iconoclastic

attack beliefs