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Flashcards in Unit 13 Deck (20):
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Onus

Difficult task or obligation

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Opacity

Mysteriousness, reducing the passage of life

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Opaque

Not clear

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Opulent

Rich and superior in quality

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Oscillate

Move or swing from side to side

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Ostentatious

Flashy intended to attract notice

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Overt

Not secret or hidden

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Pacify

Fight violence and try to establish peace

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Palpable

Capable of being handled or felt

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Panacea

A cure all

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Pander

Yeild or give satisfaction to

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Parity

Equal status

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Parsimony

Cheapness

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Patent

Document granting rights to an invention

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Paucity

Insufficient quantity or number

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Pedantic

Well educated but annoying

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Pejorative

Derogatory or demeaning

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Penchant

Strong liking or fondness

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Penury

State of extreme poverty

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Onerous

Brutal or hard