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Flashcards in Lesson 8 Deck (15):
1

Very thin and bony, especially from sickness

Gaunt

2

Inappropriately excessive

Undue

3

a membrane of an independent band of soldiers that engages in raids and surprise attacks

Guerilla

4

Muddy, swampy ground

Mire

5

A part or division

Sector

6

To produce; to make happen

Beget

7

To draw or bring out

Educe

8

To collect it by bit; to gather with patient labor

Glean

9

To wear or irritate, often through rubbing or friction

Chafe

10

Shameless boldness

Effrontery

11

To drink; to absorb into the body

Imbibe

12

To pretend

Feign

13

To stop; to discontinue

Desist

14

To hint at; to refer to indirectly

Allude

15

The choice members or best of a group

Elite