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Flashcards in lesson 9 Deck (20):
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arrogant

presumptuous haughty bragging

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articulate

clearly spoken eloquent smooth-spoken

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blemish

disfigurement defect flaw stain

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breach

infraction contravetion infringement violation

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delegate

reprensentative deputy official substitute

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disintegrate

break down decompose deteriorate worsen

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envision

mentally picture imagine visualize conceive

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grave

serious critical harmful dangerous

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infallible

without error unerring certain

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laudable

commendable praise worthy meritorious

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notable

distinguished important critical

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obscure

uncelebrated unheard of unknown anonymous

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pestilence

plague curse scourge epidemic

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requisite

indispensible necessary essential

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respite

break rest

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retain

hold keep

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revoke

remove take back

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rife

common widespread

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stable

firm durable

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tarnish

soil degrade