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Flashcards in Official 2012 Test 1 (1) Deck (21):
1

Infer

Making a conclusion based on a premise.

2

Competent

Able to do something.

3

Corrosion

a. To wear down through a chemical process.
b. To weaken.

4

Combustion

Explosion via burning.

5

Polyglot

Knowing a lot of languages.

6

Polygamous

Several wives

7

Rebuff

Rejecting criticism; fending off an attack.

8

Piccolo

Tiny flute

9

Prose

Language in its ordinary form.

10

Obscene

Inappropriate; crude.

11

Alchemy

Before the scientific method.

12

Linguistics

Scientific study of language.

13

Theocracy

Ruled by god.

14

Theology

Study of god.

15

Physiology

Study of the body.

16

Astrology

The non-scientific study of the stars.

17

Caliber

Diameter of a bullet

18

Girth

How wide someone is.

19

Stout

Somewhat heavy; brave

20

Gaunt

Too skinny.

21

Indifferent

Not having a preference; not caring.