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Flashcards in Transcendentalist Deck (20):
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Adherent

Supporter or follower of

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Efface

To erase or destroy

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Superficial

Shallow, not profound, insubstantial

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Dapper

Neat or smart in appearance

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Desist

To stop, to cease

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Predominating

Prevailing, exerting influence

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Aversion

A strong feeling of dislike or repugnance

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Alacrity

Liveliness, eagerness

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Insurrection

Rebellion,uprising

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Inherent

Ingrained, a permanent and inseparable element

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Sanction

Authorize, approve or allow

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Reciprocate

To give or feel in return

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Impetuous

Impulsive,done without thought

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Eradicate

To abolish, to get rid of completely

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Aloof

Distant in manner, reserved

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Impunity

Exemption from unpleasant consequences, immunity

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Manifest

To make obvious, prove

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Aspirant

A person who seeks honors or high positions

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Revel

To take great pleasure or delight in

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Expedient

Means or methods that are advantages rather than just or fair