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Flashcards in Quiz 79 Deck (11):
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strife

strife (stryfe) n bitter conflict; discord; a struggle or clash

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stringent

stringent (STRIN junt) adj strict; restrictive

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stymie

stymie (STYE mee) v to thwart; to get in the way of; to hinder

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subjugate

subjugate (SUB juh gayt) v t subdue and dominate; to enslave

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sublime

sublime (suh BLYME) adj awesome; extremely exalted; lofty; majestic

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subordinate

subordinate (suh BOR duh nit) adj lower in importance, position, or rank; secondary

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substantive

substantive (SUB stan tiv) adj having substance; real; essential; solid; substantial

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subtle

subtle (SUT ul) adj not obvious; able to make fine distinctions; ingenious; crafty

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subversive

subversive (sub VUR siv) adj corrupting; overthrowing; undermining; insurgent

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succinct

succinct (suk SINGKT) adj brief and to the point; concise

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insubordinate

insubordinate - not to acknowledge the authority of a superior