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Flashcards in Lesson 23 Deck (25):
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Ambulatory

Able to walk or move around

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Anarchy

The absence of government; a state of lawlessness

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Breadth

The width of something, comprehensive quality

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Cant

Secret jargon or slang

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Circumscribed

Restricted or limited

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Congeal

To solidify or to coagulate

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Demagogue

A person or leader who appeals to passions or prejudices

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dissonance

Unrelated and harsh combination of sounds, discord

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Dubious

Doubtful; not clear

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Engrossed

Completely occupied or absorbed

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Facilitate

To make less difficult

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Fledgling

An immature or inexperienced person, a young bird that is ready to fly

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Gilded

Covered with gold or a golden color; having a background of wealth

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Graphic

Vivid

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Introvert

One who turns inward and concentrates thoughts upon himself

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Jocular

Jesting or joking

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Malcontent

A person who is constantly dissatisfied and discontented

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Misnomer

Misnaming, use of wrong name

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Obstinate

Unyielding regardless of reason or logic

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Prevalent

Generally or widely accepted, current, or practiced

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Prudent

Wise and careful about practical matters

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Pulverize

To reduce into small pieces, to demolish

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Recapitulation

A summary

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Steadfastness

Quality of being fixed with little chance of moving or changing

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Tactile

Perceptible by touch; capable of being felt