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Flashcards in MinD Sept 7 - 13 Deck (48)
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Bromide (n)

Dull, over-familiar saying; cliche; a chemical compound used as a sedative

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Brook (v)

To bear or tolerate; to put up with

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Burnish (v)

To polish or rub to a high gloss

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Butte (n)

Isolated hill or mountain with steep sides on a large plain

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Cabal (n)

A small group of people who plan a secret plot, especially political

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Cache (n)

A hiding place, or the objects hidden in a hiding place

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Cachet (n)

A mark of prestige; a mark of approval

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Callous (adj)

Unfeeling, insensitive

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Calumny (n)

A harmful statement, known by the marker to be false

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Camaraderie (n)

Comradeship, friendship

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Canard (n)

A false story with te intention of misleading or doing harm

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Canon (n)

A principle, decree, law or body of laws, especially in religion

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Canopy (n)

A covering from the weather; natural or manmade

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Cant (n)

Insincere statements made to give one the appearance of goodness

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Cantankerous (adj)

Difficult, ill-tempered, and irritating to deal with

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Canvass (v)

To conduct a survey or poll; to make a survey

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Captious (adj)

Quick to point out faults, critical

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Carapace (n)

A protective covering, shell