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Flashcards in G800_31-35 Deck (50):
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expiate

to atone for

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explicate

to explain;interpret;clarify

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expository

explanatory, the film suffers from too .... dialogue

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extant

in existence; not lost

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extemporaneous

unrehearsed

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extirpate

to root up; to destroy

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extraneous

not essential; irrelevant

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extrapolation

the act of estimation by projecting known information

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extrinsic

not belonging naturally to somebody

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facetious

humorous

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facilitate

to make less difficult

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factotum

a person who does all sorts of work; a handyman

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fallacious

based on a false idea or fact; misleading

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fallow

plowed but not sowed; uncultivated

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fatuous

foolishly self-satisfied

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fauna

animals of a period or region

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fawning

seeking favor by flattering

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felicitous

suitable expressed; well-chosen; appropriate; happy

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feral

existing in a wild or untamed state

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fervor

warmth and intensity of emotion; enthusiasm

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fetid

having a bad smell

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fetter

to bind; confine, chain; impede

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fiat

arbitrary order; authorization

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fidelity

loyalty; exact correspondence; the quality of being faithful to your partner by prohibiting sexual relationship with others

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filibuster

use of obstructive tactics in a legislature to block passage of a law

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finesse

to handle with a deceptive or evasive strategy;( especially business)

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fissure

crevice

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flag

to droop; grow weak

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fledgling

beginner; novice

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flora

plants of a region or era

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flourish

an embellishment or ornamentation

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flout

to treat scornfully, ridicule, disdain

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flux

flowing; a continuous moving

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foment

to incite; arouse

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forbearance

patience

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forestall

to prevent; delay

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formidable

menacing; threatening; if people, things or situations are ............ , you feel fear and/or respect for them, because they are impressive or powerful, or because they seem very difficult

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forswear

renounce; repudiate

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founder

to sink; fail; collapse

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fracas

a loud quarrel; brawl

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fractious

quarrelsome; unruly; rebellious

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fresco

a painting done on plaster

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frieze

ornamental band on a wall

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froward

stubbornly contrary; obstinately disobedient, سرکش یاغی

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frugality

thrift

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fulminate

to attack loudly; denounce; lightning

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fulsome

so excessive as to be disgusting

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fusion

union; synthesis

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futile

ineffective; useless; fruitless

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florid

ruddy; reddish; flowery