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Flashcards in Eglish- vocab Deck (18):
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equinamity

(n) calmness, composure

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gist

(n) the essential part, main point, or essence

3

motley

(adj) showing great variety

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munificent

(adj) extremely generous, lavish

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reprobate

(n) a depraved, vicious, or unprincipled person

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corroborate

(v) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, verify

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denizen

(n) an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place

8

dowdy

(adj) poorly dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste

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satiate

(v) to satisfy completely; to fill to excess

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censurable

(adj) deserving of blame

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inculate

(v) to impress on the mind by repetition, teach persistently and earnestly

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clangor

(n) a loud ringing sound
(v) to make a loud ringing sound

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contiguous

(adj) side by side, touching; near; adjacent in time

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extentuate

(v) to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making a partial excuse

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winsome

(adj) charming, attractive, pleasing (often suggesting a childlike charm or innocence)

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absolve

(v) to clear from blame

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ostentatious

(adj) marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy

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covert

(adj) hidden, disguised; (n) a sheltered place