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Flashcards in Deck 37 Deck (20):
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Elocution

Clear way of speaking

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Colloquial

Familiar conversation

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Malady

Disorder/disease of the body

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Preeminent

Superior above all others

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Miscegenation

Interbreeding of races

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Anthropomorphism

Attribution of human traits to animals, objects, etc...

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Cognate

Related by blood

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Omnibus

Anthology of works of an author

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Parity

Equally

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Apartheid

System that separates people by race

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Pauper

Person without personal means of support

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Antipodes

Diametrically opposed on a globe

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Pertinacious

Resolute

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Philatelist

Person who loves stamps

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Expound

Set forth in detail

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Deportment

Conduct, behavior

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Precept

Commandment given as a rule

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Execrable

Abominable

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Sacrilege

Violation of anything sacred

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Sequester

Remove/withdraw into solitude or retirement