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Vocabulary for the GRE > Social Animals > Flashcards

Flashcards in Social Animals Deck (14):
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Acquiesce

(v) agree with some reluctance

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Ambit

(n) extent

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contumacious

(adj) headstrong, obstinate

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Expiate

(v) make amends for

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Fawn

(v) ingratiate oneself to; serve

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Irascible

(adj) crabby

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Lieu

(n) place

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Menagerie

(adj) zoo

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Mete

(v) administer, distribute

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Mien

(n) person's presence, manner

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Mores

(n) traditional customs

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Phalanx

(n) compact or close-knit body of people or things

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propitiate

(v) conciliate; pacify

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Rancor

(n) bitterness, hatefulness