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Flashcards in Deck 28 Deck (17):
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ENDEMIC

Regularly found among particular people or in a certain area.

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ANCILLARY

A secondary entity that provides necessary support

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APT

1. Appropriate or suitable in the circumstances
2. Having a tendency to do something

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INDEFENSIBLE

Cannot be defended

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TELLING

Having a striking or revealing effect; significant

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ADVERSE

harmful; unfavorable

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COMPATRIOT

A fellow citizen

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INDOMITABLE

Impossible to subdue or defeat

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EXPEDITIOUS

Done with speed and efficiency.

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INSUPERABLE

Impossible to overcome

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TRANSCEND

Surpass; go beyond the range or limits of something

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IMPRUDENT; RASH (adj)

Not showing care for the consequences of an action;

[note: do not confuse IMPUDENCE (rudeness) with IMPRUDENCE]

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DENUDED

to make bare

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AUGMENTED

made greater in size or value

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BRANDISHED

Wave or flourish (something, esp. a weapon) as a threat or in anger

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TURPITUDE

Depravity; wickedness

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ENTREATY; SUPPLICATION; PLEA

An earnest or humble request