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Flashcards in Unit 10 Deck (20):
1

Barter

an exchange in trade

2

Curt

short, rudely brief

3

Devise

to think out, plan, figure out, invent, create

4

Dexterous

skillful in the use of hands or body; clever

5

Engross

to occupy the complete attention, absorb fully

6

Entail

(v.) to put a burden on, impose, require, involve; to restrict ownership of property by limiting inheritance; (n.) such a restriction

7

Ferret

(n.) a kind of weasel; (v.) to search or hunt out; to torment, badger

8

Habituate

to become used to; to cause to become used to

9

Impending

about to happen, hanging over in a menacing way

10

Personable

pleasing in appearance or personality, attractive

11

Rue

to regret, be sorry for

12

Scoff

(v.) to make fun of; to show contempt for

13

Transition

(n.) a change from one state or condition to another

14

Trepidation

fear, fright, trembling

15

Upbraid

to blame, scold, find fault with

16

Veritable

actual, true, real

17

Vex

to annoy, anger, exasperate; to confuse, battle

18

Vitality

strength, energy, liveliness; the capacity to live and develop; the power to endure or survive

19

Whimsical

subject to odd ideas, notions, or fancies; playful, unpredictable

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Accord

agreement, harmony