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Flashcards in Set 4 Deck (18):
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Atrophy

Wasting Time

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Augment

Increase

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Austerity

Sternness, severity; lack of luxuries

4

Banal

Hackneyed; commonplace; trite

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Benevolent

Generous, charitable

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Benign

Kindly; favorable; not malignant

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Bequeath

Leave to someone by a will

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Blasphemy

Cursing; sacrilege

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Brevity

Conciseness

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Cajole

Coax

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Capricious

Fickle, Incalculable

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Censorious

Critical

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Censure

Blame; criticize

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Clemency

Disposition to be lenient

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Coercion

Use of force to get someone's compliance

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Compliance

Conformity in fulfilling requirements

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Conciliatory

Reconciling; soothing

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Concise

Brief and compact