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Flashcards in MAT1 Deck (32):
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lachrymose

showing sorrow

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lassitude

a feeling of lack of interest or energy

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licentious

lacking moral discipline

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limpid

clear and bright

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lissome

moving and bending with ease

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lithe

moving and bending with ease

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imprecation

the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil

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impute


attribute or credit to

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incredulous

not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving

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inculpate

suggest that someone is guilty

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indelible

cannot be removed or erased

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indigent

poor enough to need help from others

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indignant

angered at something unjust or wrong

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inexorable

not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

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fractious

easily irritated or annoyed

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exculpate

pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

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expurgate

edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

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dogged

stubbornly unyielding

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doleful

filled with or evoking sadness

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ebb

the outward flow of the tide

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effrontery

audacious behavior that you have no right to

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elegy

a mournful poem; a lament for the dead

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corporeal

having material or physical form or substance

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corpulence

the property of excessive fatness

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coterie

an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

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chary

characterized by great caution

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chide

censure severely or angrily

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chortle

a soft partly suppressed laugh

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churlish

having a bad disposition; surly

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aver

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

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baleful

threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

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banter

light teasing repartee