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Flashcards in Derivatives 25-28 Deck (32):
1

Et cetera

And the rest, and so forth

2

Felicity

Great happiness, bliss

3

Fortuitous

Happening by good luck

4

Fugitive

One who flees from danger or justice

5

Nocturnal

Happening, or active in the night

6

Sanguinary

Bloodthirsty, accompanied by much bloodshed

7

Supernatural

Not attributable to natural forces

8

Aetat. or aet.

An abbreviation meaning aged, at the age of

9

Ardent

Intense in feeling, enthusiastic

10

Decapitate

Behead, cut the head off of

11

Derelict

Neglectful of duty

12

Edifice

A large imposing building

13

Illegible

Unable to be read

14

Quidnunc

An inquisitive, gossipy person, a busybody

15

Relinquish

Surrender, abandon, let go

16

Conjugal

Referring to the relation between husband and wife

17

Flume

A narrow gorge or ravine with a stream running through it

18

Oculist

One who deals with functions and diseases of the eye

19

Replenish

Furnish a new supply

20

Sempiternal

Everlasting, perpetual, eternal

21

Solar

Produced by or coming from the sun

22

Solstice

The time at which the sun is either at its farther north or its farthest south of the equator

23

Ubiquitous

Seeming to be present everywhere at the same time, omnipresent

24

Versatile

Competent in many things, able to turn easily from one occupation to another

25

Cloister

A place of religious seclusion, such as a monastery or convent

26

Divest

To free of something unwanted

27

Expound

To set forth point by point, to state in detail

28

Investiture

The conferring of an office or special authority, with appropriate symbols, robes, etc.

29

Posterity

All succeeding generations, future mankind

30

Sedentary

Keeping seated most of the time

31

Vestibule

A small entrance hall or room

32

Sanguine

Confident