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Flashcards in Lesson 6 Deck (15):
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slightly ill

Indisposed

2

Grim and barren

Stark

3

To seize property for official use

Commandeer

4

To rush forward suddenly, usually from a defensive position

Sally

5

The rhythmic flow of an activity, especially marching or dancing

Cadence

6

Favoritism shown to family or friends by those

Nepotism

7

To resent another's success; to envy

Begrudge

8

An influential people, a member of an elite group

Mandarin

9

Gluey; sticky

Glutinous

10

Deep-seated hostility, often mutual

Enmity

11

To speak in a dramatic, impassioned, or blustering manner

Declaim

12

To inspire or influence; to saturate

Imbue

13

An embarrassing public mistake or remark

Gaffe

14

To drink in large quantities; to gulp

Quaff

15

A lover of books

Bibliophile