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Flashcards in TPR Beyond the Hit Parade Deck (102)
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1

alloy

to commingle to debase by mixing with something inferior

2

august

majestic, venerable

3

broach

to bring up; to announce; to being to talk about

4

brook

to tolerate; to endure; to countenance

5

cardinal

major (as in cardinal sin)

6

consequential

to change as if by dyeing; to distort, gloss, or affect

7

damp

to diminish the intensity or check the vibration of a sound

8

essay

to test or try; to attempt; to experiment

9

exact

to demand; to call for; to require; to take

10

fell

inhumanly cruel

11

flag

to sag or droop; to become spiritless; to decline

12

clip

sarcastic, impertinent, as in flippant

13

ford

to wade across the shallow part of a river or stream

14

grouse

to complain or grumble

15

guy

a rope, cord, or cable attached to something as a brace or guide; to steady or reinforce using a guy

16

intimate

to imply, suggest, or insinuate

17

list

to tit or lean to one side

18

lumber

to move heavily and clumsily

19

meet

fitting, proper

20

milk

to exploit; to squeeze every last ounce of

21

mince

to pronounce or speak affectedly; to euphemize, to speak too carefully; to take tiny steps; to tiptoe

22

nice

exacting, fastidious, extremely precise

23

occult

hidden, concealed, beyond comprehension

24

pedestrian

commonplace, trite, unremarkable, quotidian

25

pied

multicolored, usually in blotches

26

plastic

moldable, pliable, not rigid

27

pluck

courage, spunk, fortitude

28

prize

to pry, to press or force with a lever; something taken by force, spoils

29

rail

to complain about bitterly

30

rent

torn (past tense of rend); an opening or tear caused by such