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Flashcards in Latin II 16 Deck (20):
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Adversity

Misfortune; calamity; wretched state

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Apostasy

An abandoning of what one believe in

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Cognomen

The family name; surname

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Compensate

Make up for; counterbalance; make amends pay for

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Complicity

Partnership in wrong doing

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Compromise

Noun: settlement in which sides give up some demands
Verb: to settle by giving up some demands

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Credential

That which entitles to confidence; often a certificate of position

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Device

A plan; scheme; trick; mechanical contrivance; a design or emblem

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Ecstatic

Characterized by emotions of great joy

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Equivocate

Verb: hedge; use vague terms; be purposely ambiguous

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Phosphorescent

Giving light without heat

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Plight

Predicament; awkward or dangerous situation

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Portray

To make picture of; depict; delineate

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Positive

Sure; definite; confident; assured

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Repository

Box, chest, or room for safekeeping; place where things are kept

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Restitution

Reparation; making good for loss or damage

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Specialize

Verb: to make particular; to direct or concentrate on one thing

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Spectrum

The range of colored bands in light; a range of something

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Vertigo

Dizziness or giddiness

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Visible

Can be seen by the eye; can be observed with the mind; manifest