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Flashcards in Set 6 - Feb 17 Deck (23):
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Renounce

Formally declare one's abandonment of a claim or right

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Ostracise

Exclude from a group or society

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Perturbed

Anxious or unsettled, upset

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Aghast

Filled with horror or shock

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Indignant

Feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment

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Hinder

Make it difficult for someone to do something or for something to happen

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Taunt

A remark made in order to anger, wound or provoke someone

Provoke or challenge someone with insulting remarks

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Circumvent

Find a way around an obstacle

Deceive or outwit

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Prohibit

Formally forbid something by law or rule

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Assist

To help someone by doing a share of the work

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Excess

An amount of something that is more than necessary or desirable

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Plenty

A large or sufficient amount or quantity, more than enough

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Surplus

A mount of something left over when requirements have been met

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Authorise

Give official permission for or approval

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Neglected

Suffering a lack of proper care

Not receiving proper attention

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Secluded

A place not seen or visited by many people

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Dilapidated

A building or object in a state of disrepair or ruin

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Accurate

Completely correct

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Exuberant

Full of energy, excitement and cheerfulness

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Fortitude

Courage in pain or adversity

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Prowess

Skill or expertise in a particular activity

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Illustrious

Well known, respected and admired for past achievements

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Refuse

Indicate that one is not willing to do something

Rubbish