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Flashcards in Set 2 - Jan 17 Deck (17):
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Pessimistic

To see the worst of things or to believe the worst will happen

2

Scarce

Insufficient or in short supply

3

Lenient

More tolerant than expected

4

Slender

Thin or slight

5

Recreation

Leisure, for pleasure or fun

6

Radiate

To give off heat or light, or to spread from a central point

7

Definite

Clearly decided, not uncertain

8

Virtue

Behaviour showing high moral standards

9

Animated

Full of life or excitement.

10

Contrary

The opposite of something.

Awkward, difficult, annoying

11

Dubious

Hesitating or doubting.

Not to be relied upon.

12

Impolite

Not having good manners. Rude.

13

Isolated

Far away from other places or people.

Having little or no contact with others.

14

Savour

Taste food or drink and enjoy it to the full

15

Impoverished

Very poor

16

Stamina

The ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort

17

Insult

To speak to or treat someone with disrespect.

A disrespectful or scornful remark.