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Flashcards in TBT Part 4 Vocab Deck (23):
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Beleaguer

Surround ; Trouble; Harass

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Bemused

Bewildered or confused

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Capitulate

To surrender; give up resistance

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Caustic

Capable of burning; severely critical or sarcastic

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Dubious

Doubtful

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Emaciated

Abnormal thinness caused by lack of nutrition

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Emulate

To try to equal or excel ; to imitate

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Girth

The measure around anything; circumference

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Grotesquerie

Of grotesque character

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Immutable

Unchangeable

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Inaugural

An address; to make a formal beginning of

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Iridescent

Displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of the rainbow

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Ludicrous

Causing laughter because of absurdity; ridiculous

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Morose

Gloomily or sullenly

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Mortifying

To humiliate or shame, as by injury to one's pride or self-respect

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Ostracism

Exclusion, by general consent

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Notorious

Widely and unfavorably known

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Placidity

Pleasantly calm or peaceful

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Prudently

Wis or judicious in practical affairs

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Quelled

To suppress; put and end to

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Sadistic

Pertaining to or characterized by sadism

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Tirade

A prolonged outburst of bitter, outspoken denunciation

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Trounced

To beat severely; thrash; punish