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Flashcards in Random Words 31 Deck (15):
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Chorales

Noun: simple hymns

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Chantey

Noun: a type of song sung by sailors

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Vagary

Noun: something unaccountable, freak

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Discountenance

Verb: to disapprove of

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Indigent

Adj: poor, needy

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Teetotalism

Noun: total abstinence from alcohol

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Reconnoiter

Verb: to examine, to survey

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Sinistral

Adj: left handed

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Amorphous

Adj: formless, shapeless

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Schema

Noun: an internal representation of the world

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Sardonic

Adj: scornful and mocking, sarcastic

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Cataleptic

Adj: A trancelike state with loss of voluntary motion and failure to react to stimuli

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Animus

Noun: feeling of ill will arousing active hostility

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Reliquary

Noun: a place where religious relics are stored or displayed

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Senescence

Noun: the process of deterioration with age