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Flashcards in ESL Essential Words2 Deck (31):
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Approach

Vt. Come near or nearer to
N. a way to do something

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Detect

Vt. Find out, discover

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Defect

N. Fault, that which is wrong. Weakness

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Neglect

Vt. Give too little care or attention to

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Deceive

V. Make someone believe as true something that is false, mislead

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Undoubtedly

Adj. Certainly, beyond doubt

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Thorough

Adj. Being all that is needed, complete

8

Client

N. Person for whom a lawyer acts, customer

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Comprehensive

Adj. Including much, covering completely

10

Defraud

Vt. Take money, rights, etc. , away by cheating
past tense: defrauded

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Postpone

Vt. Put off to a later time, delay

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Consent

Vi. Agree, give permission or approval

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Massive

adj. Big and heavy, large and solid, bulky

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Capsule

Adj. A small case or covering

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Preserve

Vt. Keep from harm or change, keep safe, protect. Especially for animals

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Denounce

Vt. Condemn in public, express strong disapproval of

17

Torrent

N. Any violent, rushing stream, flood

18

Resent

Vt. Abhor. Feel injured and angered at ( something)

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Molest

Vt. Interfere with trouble, disturb
Harass or assault sexually, make indecent advances ti

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Gloomy

Adj. Dark, dim, in low spirits

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Unforeseen

Adj. Not known beforehand, unexpected

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Exaggerate

N. Make something greater than it is, overstate

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Amateur

N. and adj. Person an does something for pleasure, not for money or as a profession

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Mediocre

Adj. Neither good or bad, average, ordinary

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Variety

N. Lake of sameness, a number of different things

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Valid

Adj. Supported by facts or authority, sound, true

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Prominent

Adj. remarkable, Well- known, important

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Security

N. and adj. Freedom from danger, care, or fear, feeling or condition of being safe.

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Bulky

Adj. Large, taking up much space

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Reluctant

Adj. Unwilling

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Obvious

Adj. Easily seem or understood, clear to the eye or mind, not to be doubted, plain