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Flashcards in Lesson 13 Deck (15):
1

a great or complete destruction of life

Holocaust

2

To draw into a conflict or fight

Embroil

3

Something existing outside of its proper time

Anachronism

4

To attack the reputation of; to speak ill of

Denigrate

5

Kind; compassionate

Humane

6

Emotionally excessive; overly demonstrative; gushing; over the top

Effusive

7

No longer in existence, invalid, extinct

Defunct

8

A slavish follower; minion

Lackey

9

To form a mental picture; imagine, visualize

Envisage

10

To mourn; grieve

Lament

11

To stare with an open mouth

Gape

12

Rude and disrespectful; insolent; impolite

Impertinent

13

Superior in style or tone; distinguished; elevated; imposing

Lofty

14

Someone or something a person cannot conquer or achieve; a hated enemy; rival; adversary

Nemesis

15

Deadly; fatal; mortal

Lethal