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Flashcards in Random Words 4 Deck (15):
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Bulwark

1. Noun: a wall, a fortification
2. Noun: a principal that acts as a defense

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Odious

Adj: hateful

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Rife

Adj: common

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Affable

Adj: friendly, easygoing

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Degradation

Noun: poverty, deprivation

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Officious

Adj: domineering, intrusive

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Deleterious

Adj: harmful

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Postulate

Verb: to hypothesize

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Tractable

Adj: obedient, dutiful

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Burnish

Verb: to polish

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Euphony

Noun: Pleasant sounds

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Levity

Noun: flippancy, joking about serious matters

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Olfactory

Noun: concerned with the sense of smell

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Idiosyncrasy

Noun: something particular to an individual

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Allay

Verb: to lessen