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Flashcards in Scholarship Vocabulary Lesson 9 Deck (20):
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arrogant

presumptuous, haughty, bragging

2

articulate

clearly spoken, eloquent, smooth-spoken

3

blemish

disfigurement, defect, flaw, stain

4

breach

infraction, contravention, infringement, violation,

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delegate

representative, deputy, official substitute

6

disintegrate

break down, decompose, deteriorate, worsen

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envision

mentally picture, imagine, visualize, conceive

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grave

serious, critical, harmful, dangerous

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laudable

commendable, praiseworthy, meritorious

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infallible

without error, unerring, certain

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notable

distinguished, important,critical

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obscure

uncelebrated, unheard of, anonymous, unknown

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pestilence

plague, curse, scourge, epidemic

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requisite

indispensable, necessary, essential, required or needed

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respite

break, rest, recess, hiatus, reprieve

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retain

hold, keep have

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revoke

remove, take back, annul

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rife

prevalent, common widespread

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stable

firm, durable, permanent

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tarnish

soil, degrade, discolor