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Flashcards in Deck 3 Deck (15):
1

per se

Intrinsically; by itself; in itself

2

synoptic

Relating to a synopsis or a summaryl giving a general view

3

immutable

Unchangeable

4

reactant

Something that reacts; a substance that undergoes a change in a chemical reaction

5

interplay

Interaction, reciprocal relationship or influence

6

hapless

Unlucky, unfortunate

7

cardinal

Chief, most important

8

predisposed

Having an inclination or tendency beforehand; susceptible

9

foreshadow

Indicate or suggest beforehand, presage

10

admonish

Mildly scold; caution, advise, or remind to do something

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pre-empt

Prevent; take the place of, supplant; take before someone else can

12

virulent

Extremely infectious, poisonous, etc.; hateful, bitterly hostile

13

abscission

cutting off; sudden termination; the separation of leaves, petals, or other parts from a plant or animal

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calumny

Malicious lie intended to hurt someone's reputation; the act of telling such lies

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plucky

Brave, spirited