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Flashcards in G800_16-20 Deck (50):
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compliant

yielding

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compunction

uneasiness caused by guilt

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concave

curving inward

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conciliatory

overcoming distrust or hostility; compromise

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concoct

to invent

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concomitant

existing concurrently

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condone

to overlook voluntarily; forgive

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confound

to baffle; perplex; mix up

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congenial

similar in tastes and habits; friendly; suited to

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conjugal

pertaining to marriage agreement

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connoisseur

expert in matters of taste; expert knowledge or training

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conscript

a person compulsorily enrolled for military service

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consecrate

to declare sacred

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contend

to assert

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contentious

quarrelsome; causing quarrels

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contiguous

touching; neighboring; connecting without a break

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continence

self-control; abstention from sexual activity

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contrite

very sorrowful for a wrong; seeking forgiveness; Torn in spirits

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contumacious

disobedient; rebellious; یاغی

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conundrum

riddle; puzzle with no solution

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convention

practice widely observed in a group; custom; accepted technique or device

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converge

to approach; come together; tend to meet

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convex

curved outward

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convivial

sociable (Root vivi)

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convoluted

twisted; complicated

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copious

abundant; plentiful

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coquette

woman who flirts

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cornucopia

horn overflowing with fruit and grain; state of abundance

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cosmology

study of the universe as a totality; theory of the origin and structure of the universe

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covert

hidden; secret

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covetous

desiring something owned by another

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cozen

to mislead by trick or fraud; decieve

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craven

cowardly

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credence

acceptance of something as true

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credo

statement of belief or principle; creed

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daunt

to discourage; intimidate; dishearten

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dearth

scarcity

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debauchery

corruption

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decorum

proper behavior

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defame

to malign; harm someone's reputation in public

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default

to fail to act

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deference

respect; regard for another's wish,yielding

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defunct

no longer existing, از بین رفته

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delineate

to represent in the form of script

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demographic

related to population balance

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demotic

pertaining to people

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demur

to express doubt; question or oppose; to object

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denigrate

to slur someone's reputation

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denizen

an inhabitant; a regular visitor

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denouement

outcome; unraveling of the plot of a play or work of literature