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Flashcards in Group 18 Deck (29):
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Benevolent

kindly

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Contrition

sorrow and repentance

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Embezzle

defraud; steal

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Guile

cunning; craftiness

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Jingoistic

extremely patriotic; nationalistic

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nonchalance

an appearance of indifference

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phlegmatic

calm; imperturbable

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redress

put right something that was wrong

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surreptitiously

secretly; furtively; stealthily

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wily

cunning

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bening

kindly; harmless

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contumacious

stubborn

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embroil

involve in hostility or argument

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guileless

frank; straight forward; honest

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jocular

in a joking manner

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nondescript

having no special features; dull and ordinary

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pillage

plunder

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redundant

unnecessary;superfluous

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susceptible

vulnerable

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wispy

flimsy; frail; delicate

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benignity

compassion; gentleness; fondness

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contusion

a bruise

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emerge

come out; appear

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gullibility

unwariness; trustfulness; being easily fooled

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jollity

gaiety; happiness

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nonentity

a person of no importance; not famous

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pinnacle

topmost point

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referendum

public vote

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suspect

doubtful