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Flashcards in Lesson 9 Deck (15):
1

Dry and withered
Syn:desiccated;arid

Sere

2

Hatefully or shockingly evil
Syn:abhorrent;horrid

Heinous

3

To increase the value or beauty of something
Syn:improve;heighten

Enchance

4

Exaggeratedly or insincerely polite
Syn:oily

Unctuous

5

Noble;generous in forgiving;free from petty feelings or acts
Syn:generous

Magnanimous

6

To assume or claim as true,especially when arguing
Syn:presume;suppose

Postulate

7

Feeling regret for committed some wrongdoing
Syn:repentant;remorseful

Contrite

8

To work with another toward a goal
Syn:cooperate

Collaborate

9

To confine;to retain in legal custody
Syn:confiscate

Impound

10

Faultless;without sin or blemish
Syn:immaculate

Impeccable

11

Without sense or meaning;silly
Syn:foolish;insipid

Inane

12

Someone who chooses to live outside of,or renounce,his or her native country

Expatriate

13

Unkempt
Syn:slovenly

Frownzy

14

To summon forth
Syn:conjure up;elicit

Evoke

15

To strive to be equal to;to imitate
Syn:copy

Emulate