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Flashcards in Group 20 Deck (20):
1

Abasement

humiliation;degradation (noun)

2

Billowing

swelling;fluttering;waving (verb)

3

Cower

recoil in fear or servility;shrink away from (verb)

4

Enhance

improve;make better or clearer (verb)

5

Harangue

noisy,attacking speech (noun)

6

Labyrinth

a maze (noun)

7

Nullify

to counter;make unimportant (verb)

8

Plaintiff

petitioner (in court of law) (noun)

9

Replete

full (adjective)

10

Tangible

can be touched (adjective)

11

Abrogate

cancel;deny;repeal (verb)

12

Blasphemy

speech which offends religious sentiments (noun)

13

Credible

believable (adjective)

14

Enigma

puzzle;mystery (noun)

15

Harbingers

indicators;bringers of warnings (noun)

16

Labyrinthine

complicated; highly convoluted (adjective)

17

Nuzzle

cuddle;snuggle (verb)

18

Plaudit

statement giving strong praise (noun)

19

Reprehensible

shameful;very bad (adjective)

20

Tardy

slow;late;overdue;delayed (adjective)