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Flashcards in Lessommms 11 & 12 Deck (60):
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Powerless, lacking strength

Impotent

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Imprecations

A curse

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A curse

Imprecation

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Jocular

Humorous lighthearted

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Humorous lighthearted

Jocular

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Juxtapose

To place side by side for comparison

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To place side by side for comparison

Juxtapose

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Kinetic

Pertaining to motion

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Pertaining to motion

Kinetic

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Impotent

Powerless, lacking strength

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Cosmetic

Destiny, fate, fortune ones lot in life

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destiny fate fortune one's lot in life

Cosmetic

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Knell

A sound made by a bell rung slowly for a death or funeral

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A sound made by a bell rung slowly for a death or funeral

Knell

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Labyrinth

A complicated network of wilding passages a maze

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A complicated network of wilding passages a maze

Labyrinth

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Lachrymose

Tearful weepy

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Tearful weepy

Lachrymose

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Laconic

Using few words, short, concise

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Using few words, short, concise

Laconic

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Lambert

Softly bright or radiant, running or moving lightly over a surface

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Softly b ought or radiant, running or moving lightly over a surface

Lambert

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Sluggish, dropping from weakness

Languid

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Languid

Sluggish, drooping from weakness

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Lascivious

Lustful or lewd, inciting sexual desire

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Lustful or lewd, inciting sexual desire

Lascivious

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Legerdemain

Sleight of hand, deception

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Sleight of hand, deception

Legerdemain

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Libertine

One who leads am immortal life

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One who leads an immortal life

Libertine

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Machination

An evil design or plan

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An evil design or plan

Machination

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Macroscopic

Visible to the naked eye

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Visible to the naked eye

Macroscopic

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Maelstrom

Whirlpool, turbulence, agitated state of mind

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Whirlpool, turbulence, agitated state of mind

Maelstrom

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Malapropism

A word humorously misused

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A word humorously misused

Malapropism

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Malleable

Capable of being changed, easily shaped

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Capable of being changed, easily shaped

Malleable

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Martinet

A strict disciplinarian, taskmaster

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A strict disciplinarian, taskmaster

Martinet

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Masochist

One who enjoys his or her own pain and suffering

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One who enjoys his or her own pain and suffering

Masochist

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Mendacious

Lying, false, decietful

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Lying, false, deceitful

Mendacious

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Meretricious

Attractive in a cheap, flashy way

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Attractive in a cheap, flashy way

Meretricious

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Milieu

Environment, setting

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Environment, setting

Milieu

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Miscreant

A vicious person

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A vicious person

Miscreant

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Nebulous

Hazy, vague, uncertain

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Hazy, vague, uncertain

Nebulous

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Necromancy

Magic, especially practiced by a witch

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Magic, especially practiced by a witch

Necromancy

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Neologism

Use a new word, making up a new word or definition

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Using a new word, making up a new word or definition

Neologism

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Nihilism

A total rejection of established laws

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A total rejection of established laws

Nihilism