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Flashcards in Lessomns 5 & 6 Vocab Deck (29):
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Dried up

Desiccated

2

Contemptible, hateful

Despicable

3

Wandering from subject to subject

Desultory

4

To turn aside

Deviate

5

A crown

Diadem

6

Very sheer and light

Diaphanous

7

A division into two parts

Dichotomy

8

Enthusiastic

Ebullient

9

Choosing from various sources

Eclectic

10

Improve someone morally

Edify

11

Worn out; barren

Effete

12

Remarkably bad; outrageous

Egregious

13

A sad or mournful poem

Elegy

14

To draw forth; to call forth

Elicit

15

A supposed remedy for all ailments

Elixir

16

To make clear

Elucidate

17

To come forth; to send forth

Emanate

18

A correction

Emendation

19

An understanding of another's feelings

Empathy

20

Based on practical country or area

Endemic

21

To weaken

Enervate

22

Boredom; a weariness resulting from a lack of interest

Ennui

23

Lasting only a brief time; short-lived

Ephemeral

24

A typical example; a condensed account

Epitome

25

Therefore

Ergo

26

Pertaining to sexual love

Erotic

27

To keep away from; to avoid; to shun

Eschew

28

Comical; jocular; flippant

Facetious

29

To ridicule, to mock

Deride