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Flashcards in ESL Essential Words 1 Deck (41):
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Abandon

V. Desert; leave without planing to comeback, quit

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Keen

Sharp, eager,intense, sensitive

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Jealous

Afraid that one you love might prefer someone else

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Tact

Ability to say right thing

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Oath

A promise that something is true, a curse

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Vacant

Empety

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Hardship

Something that is hard to bear, difficulty

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Gallant

Brave, showing respect to a woman

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Data

Information

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Corpse

A dead person

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Conceal

Hide

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Dismal

Dark and depressing

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Frigid

Very cold

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Inhabit

Live in

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Numb

Without power of feeling, deadened

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Peril

Danger

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Recline

Lie down, stretch out, lean back

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Shriek

Scream

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Sinister

Evil, wicked, dishonest, frightening

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Tempt

Try to get someone to do something, test, invite

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Wager

Bet

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Typical

Usual, of one kind

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Scarce

Hard to get, rare

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Persuade

Win over to do or believe, make willing

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Blend

Mix together thoroughly, a mixture

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Devise

Think out, plan,invent

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Wholesale

In large quantity, less than retail in price

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Vapor

Moisture in the air that can be seen, fog, mist

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Eliminate

Get rid of, remove, omit

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Villain

A very wicked person

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Utilize

Make use of

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Humid

Moist, damp

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Descend

Go or come down from a higher place to a lower level

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Circulate

Go around, go from place to place or person to person

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Vanish

Disappear, disappear suddenly

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Rural

In the country

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Burden

What is carried, a load

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Assemble

Gather together, bring together

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Evade

Get away from by trickery cleverness

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Probe

Search into, examine thoroughly, investigate

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Reform

Make better, improve by removing faults