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Flashcards in Random Words 27 Deck (15):
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Lacuna

Noun: gap, missing part

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Pied

Adj: multicolored

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Analogue

Adj: output proportional to input

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Indigence

Noun: poverty

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Descry

Verb: to catch sight of

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Scotch

Verb: to prevent

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Usury

Noun: the lending money at high interest rates

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Atavism

Noun: regression to ancestral traits

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Gambit

Noun: the opening move

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Propitiate

Verb: to appease

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Squalid

Adj: dirty and demeaning

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Duplicity

Noun: cunning, deception

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Expostulate

Verb: to offer strong objections

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Gossamer

Adj: delicate, flimsy

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Efficacious

Adj: effective