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Flashcards in List Three: Set Two Deck (20)
1

Alibi

an excuse that shows someone was not at a crime scene

2

Buttress

strengthen; support

3

Delineation

demarcation; explanation; definition; outlining

4

Evacuate

vacate; empty; abandon

5

Idiosyncrasy

a personal peculiarity; something unique to an individual

6

Libertarian

someone who opposes tyranny

7

Ominous

threatening

8

Potent

powerful; compelling; strong

9

Ruminate

think over something; ponder

10

Transcribe

copy

11

Allay

to lessen

12

Byline

the line that tells you who wrote an article

13

Demur

hesitate; refuse

14

Exacerbate

make worse

15

Ignominious

shameful

16

Liniment

soothing lotion

17

Omnipotent

all-powerful

18

Pragmatic

practical

19

Ruse

trick; stratagem

20

Transgress

go astray; disobey; commit a sin