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Flashcards in Lesson 12 Deck (15):
1

a flood; an overwhelming rush; inundation; surge

deluge

2

Universal; wide-ranging; broad

catholic

3

weird; mysterious; strange and frightening; sinister; creepy

Eerie

4

warlike; relating to the military

martial

5

attributing human characteristics or qualities to objects, animals, or gods

anthropomorphic

6

one who receives benefits; recipient; heir

beneficiary

7

to swerve or lurch from side to side while in motion; tilt

careen

8

self-confidence; assurance; poise

aplomb

9

slyness and cunning in dealing with others; craftiness; astuteness

guile

10

a small amount; bit

modicum

11

to grow worse over time; to rot; aggravate; worsen

fester

12

to become weak or feeble; to lose strength; wither; fade

languish

13

something that covers or conceals; shroud

pall

14

great destruction; chaos; mayhem; disorder

havoc

15

having a bad taste or smell; spoiled; rotten; repulsive

rancid