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Flashcards in March Set 1 Deck (20):
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Counterpart

A person or thing that corresponds to or has the same function as another person or thing

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Ambivalent

Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone

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Abscond

Leave hurriedly or secretly

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Extinguish

Cause a fire or light to cease to burn or shine

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Smoulder

Burn slowly with smoke but no flame

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Forcible

Done by force

Vigorous and strong

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Restrained

Characterised by reserve or moderation

Not showy or ornate

Kept under control

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Preference

A greater liking for one alternative over another or others

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Conscience

A person's moral sense of right and wrong

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Cataclysmic

Large-scale and violent

Causing sudden and violent upheaval

Used to emphasise the extent of something bad or unwelcome

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Bias

Inclination or prejudice for or against a person or group

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Terrain

A stretch of land, especially with regard to its physical features

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Erosion

The process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water or other natural agents

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Bemused

Puzzled, confused

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Clamorous

Making a loud of confused noise

Expressing or characterised by violent protests or demands

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Placid

Not easily upset or excited

Calm and peaceful, with little movement or activity

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Condemnation

The expression of very strong disapproval

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Ignorance

Lack of knowledge or information

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Precipitous

Dangerously high of steep

An action done suddenly and without careful consideration

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Bliss

Perfect happiness, great joy