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Flashcards in MCT WWW1 Ch 29 Deck (25):
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Colloquy

Conversation

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Viable

Able to live

2

Synopsis

Summary

3

Terra firma

Solid ground

4

Sanction

Authorize

5

Russophobe

Fear of Russians

6

Prognosis

medical forecast

7

Polychrome

Many colored

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Philanthropy

Love of mankind

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Perspicacity

Insight

10

Mobocracy

Mob rule

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Gerontocracy

Government of the old

12

Magniloquence

Great eloquence

13

Kleptomaniac

Pathological thief

14

Joie de vivre

Joy of living

15

In loco parentis

In place of parents

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Mundane

Worldly

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Synthesis

Combination

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Unequivocal

Direct

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Nihilism

Belief in nothing

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Audiophile

Stereo buff

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Entomology

Insect zoology

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Omnifarious

Of all kinds

23

Invidious

Causing envy

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Deduction

Reasoning down from principles