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Flashcards in My Antonia Deck (29):
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Undulating

Move w a smooth wavelike motion

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Oracular

To be very wise or prophetic

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Vermillion

A bright red color

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Tawny

Of an orange-brown or yellowish-brown color

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Gesticulation

A gesture of dramatic matter

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Torpor

A state or violently remove valuable possessions

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Petulantly

Childishly sulky or bad tempered

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Arroyo

A steep missed fully cut by running water

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Magnanimity

The fact or condition of being generous

10

Quay

A concrete, stone or metal platform lying alongside water for loading

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Hectoringly

Talk to in a bullying way

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Mollified

Appease the angle or anxiety

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Capered

Skip or dance about in a lively manner

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Joviality

Jolly/marry

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Mulatto

Person w mixed white & black ancestry

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Fastidious

Very attentive to and concerned about accuracy

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Assiduously

Showing great care & perseverance

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Propitiate

Win or regain the favor of a god person spirit by doing some thing to please them

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Indolently

Wanting to avoid activity

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Disapprobation

Strong disapproval

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Parsimonious

Unwilling to spend money or use resources

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Infinitesimal

Extremely small

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Satiety

The feeling of state of being sated

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Moribund

A person at the point of death

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Renunciatory

Act or instance of relinquishing or sacrificing some thing

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Commencement

Beginning

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Cowed

To cause some one to submit to ones wishes by intimidation

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Ardor

Enthusiasm/passion

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Obelisk

A stone pillar, typically having a square cross section