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Flashcards in Lesson 10 Deck (12):
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crescendo

A GRADUAL increase in sound, often referring to music

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Excrescence

Abnormal growth or outgrowth

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Beneficence

Doing good or causing good to be done; Kindly action

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Efficacious

Effective as a means or remedy

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Facile

Acting, working , or proceeding w/ ease; fluent

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Fetish

And object believed to possess magical powers

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Facsimile

an exact copy of a book, painting, document

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Faction

A group or clique within a larger group, party or gov.

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Mollify

To calm; to make greater or softer in feeling

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Context

The parts before or after a word or statement to influence its meaning

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Pretext

A false reason put forward to conceal a true one

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Accrue

To come as a natural increase or advantage