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Flashcards in Hit Parade Group 1 - Day 4 Deck (17):
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Relegate (Verb)

forcibly assign, esp. to a lower place or position

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Reticent (Adj)

quiet; reserved; reluctant to express thoughts and feelings

3

Solicitous (Adj)

concerned and attentive; eager

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Sordid (Adj)

characterized by filth, grime or squalor; foul

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Sporadic (Adj)

occurring only occasionally, or in scattered instances

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Squander (Verb)

to waste by spending or using irresponsibly

7

Static (Adj)

not moving, active or in motion; at rest

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Stupefy (Verb)

to stun, baffle, or amaze

9

Stymie (Verb)

to block; to thwart

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Synthesis (Noun)

the combination of parts to make a whole (Verb: synthesize)

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Torque (Noun)

a force that causes rotation

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Tortuous (Adj)

winding, twisting; excessively complicated

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Truculent (Adj)

fierce and cruel; eager to fight

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Veracity (Noun)

truthfulness, honesty

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Virulent (Adj)

extremely harmful or poisonous; bitterly hostile or antagonistic

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Voracious (Adj)

having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; ravenous

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Waver (Adj)

to move to and fro; to sway; to be unsettled in opinion