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Flashcards in Lesommns 9 & 10 Deck (60):
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Calm, pleasant

Halcyon

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Hallow

To make holy, holy

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To make holy, holy

Hallow

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Harbinger

An omen or sign

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An omen or sign

Harbinger

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Harlequin

A clown

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A clown

Harlequin

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Hector

To bully, to pester

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To bully, to pester

Hector

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Hedonism

Pursuit of pleasure, especially of the senses

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Pursuit of pleasure, especially of the senses

Hedonism

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Hegira

Flight, escape

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Flight, escape

Hegira

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Hermetic

Tightly sealed

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Tightly sealed

Hermetic

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Heterogeneous

Different, dissimilar

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Different, dissimilar

Heterogeneous

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Hiatus

A pause or gap

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A pause or gap

Hiatus

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Hoi polloi

Common people, the masses

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Common people, the masses

Hoi polloi

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Hospice

A shelter

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A shelter

Hospice

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Hubris

Excessive pride or self-confidence

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Excessive pride or self-confidence

Hubris

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Hybrid

Anything of mixed origin, mixed assorted

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Anything of mixed origin, mixed assorted

Hybrid

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Idiosyncrasy

A peculiar personality trait

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A peculiar personality trait

Idiosyncrasy

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Idolatry

Excessive or blind adoration, worship of an object

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Excessive or blind adoration, worship of an object

Idolatry

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Ignoble

Dishonorable, shameful

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Dishonorable, shameful

Ignoble

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Imminent

Likely to happen, threatening

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Likely to happen, threatening

Imminent

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Immolate

To kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire

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To kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire

Immolate

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Immutable

Unchangeable, fixed

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Unchangeable, fixed

Immutable

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Impair

To weaken, to cause to cause to become worse

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To weaken, to cause to become worse

Impair

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Impale

To pierce with a sharp stake through the body

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To pierce with a sharp stake through the body

Impale

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Impalpable

Cannot be felt

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Cannot be felt

Impalpable

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Impecunious

Without money, penniless

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Without money, penniless

Impecunious

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Impediment

A barrier, obstruction

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A barrier, obstruction

Impediment

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Imperative

Extremely necessary, vitally important

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Extremely necessary, vitally important

Imperative

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Imperious

Domineering, haughty

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Domineering, haughty

Imperious

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Impinge

To strike, to encroach

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To strike, to encroach

Impinge

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Impious

Disrespectful towards God

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Disrespectful towards God

Impious

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Importune

To persistently ask, to beg

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To persistently ask, to beg

Importune

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Halcyon

Calm, pleasant