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Flashcards in Nouns 9 Deck (23):
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Quagmire

Literally, a bog or swamp that impedes movement. Figuratively, a difficult or dangerous situation from which there is limited hope of escape

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Qualm

Doubt or unease about some action or situation

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Quandary

Deep uncertainty or indecision about a choice between two or more courses of action; a dilemma

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Query

Question or request for information

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Rampart

Fortification; bulwark or defense against attack

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Rapport

Harmonious or mutually trusting relationship

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Rarity

Something that is infrequent or not commonly encountered

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Refuge

Place to which once can go for protection or separation from difficulty

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Remnant

Remaining or left over part of something

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Remorse

Regret or guilt

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Renaissance

Rebirth or revival

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Rendezvous

Meeting or location for a meeting

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Renown

Fame or wide acclaim

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Replica

An exact copy of something, although it may only be proportionate and not the same size

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Reprimand

Severe scolding or rebuke, usually from a superior to a subordinate

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Reprisal

Retaliation for real or perceived injuries; often implies giving back more than was originally received

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Reprobate

Wicked, sinful, depraved person

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Reserve

Fighting force kept uncommitted until the need arises

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Residue

Remainder of something after removal of a part; usually implies a small amount

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Resources

Assets that are available for use, either material or spiritual

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Respite

Temporary break, usually one that brings relief

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Reverence

Feeling of great respect, usually religious in nature

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Roster

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