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Flashcards in Lesson-16 Deck (15):
1

to paint coarsely or unskillfully; smear

daub

2

to warn; to caution in counsel; advise; notify; warn

admonish

3

a bow or similar gesture expressing deep respect

obeisance

4

a concealed store of goods or valuables; hoard; reserve

cache

5

anything causing great suffering; difficulty; pain; burden

affliction

6

a beggar

mendicant

7

a concise statement of a truth or principle; adage; maxim; saying

aphorism

8

to swing or move back and forth like a pendulum; vacillate; fluctuate; alternate

oscillate

9

to take out; to remove; erase; cancel

delete

10

to drive out; to expel; to deprive; eject

oust

11

not permitting passage; impenetrable; impervious

impermeable

12

a fervent expression, or song, of joy or praise; acclaim; tribute

paean

13

excessively self-satisfied; complacent; conceited

smug

14

careless or negligent; slack; neglectful

lax

15

obvious; capable of being touched or felt; evident; conspicuous

palpable