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Flashcards in Group 16 - Day 02 Deck (34):
1

bequest

money or property that is left to an instution after someone's death

2

prevail

to be victorious in a difficult situation

3

forsaken

abandoned

4

dwindle

to gradually diminish in size or amount

5

unfaltering

resolute, not losing strength or momentum

6

prone to

vulnerable to

7

prone

the position of lying flat, face down

8

supine

lying face up

9

uproar

public expression of outrage or protest

10

plunge

to fall suddenly and uncontrollably

11

fiber

thread or filament from vegetable tissue

12

burial

act of interring a dead body

13

sucker

a thing that sucks or uses suction

14

skunk

an American mammal with black and white stripes that emits an offensive odor when threatened

15

puddle

small pool of water on the ground

16

cartridge

a container holding material such as ink, film, or explosives, for use in mechanical objects

17

label

piece of paper or fabric attached to an object and giving information about it

18

cattle

cows and bulls

19

wrapping

the paper or material is used to cover an object such as a present

20

withdraw

to leave a place, especially a war zone

21

deem

to regard or consider

22

crisp

dry and brittle (e.g. Ruffles)

23

wink

to close and open one eye quickly (used to communicate that something is a joke)

24

suitable

appropriate

25

poultry

domestic birds, such as chickens, ducks and turkeys

26

firmly

in a strong and constant way

27

deceased

dead

28

spread

to extend something over an area

29

hatch

when a bird or reptile emerges from its egg

30

weakness

the quality of being weak (not strong)

31

foresee

to predict or be aware of something in advance

32

barrier

an obstacle

33

mute

not speaking or making sound

34

nod

to lower and raise your head (e.g. as a greeting)