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Flashcards in Group 12 Deck (20):
1

belabor

explain with unnecessary detail

2

connoisseur

person with refined taste and good judgement

3

egregious

outstandingly, obviously bad

4

grate

1. to annoy; aggravate; vex; 2. shred

5

irrevocable

cannot be cancelled; unchangeable

6

nefarious

wicked; immoral; disreputable

7

peruse

read carefully

8

recant

disclaim; retract statement

9

subversive

rebellious; revolutionary

10

wax

to increase; to grow

11

beleguer

besiege; attack

12

consecrate

dedicate

13

egress

exit

14

gratis

free of charge; without payment

15

itinerant

nomadic; wandering from place to place

16

negate

cancel; deny

17

pervasive

spreading everywhere

18

recapitulate

summarize

19

succinct

concise

20

waylay

accost; stop; approach; hinder