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Flashcards in Unit 2 Lesson 2 Deck (80):
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acri/acre

sharp

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exasperate

to anger

2

acuity

mental sharpness

2

convergence

coming together

3

acrid

sharp/bitter

4

keennis

mental sharpness

4

exacerbate

to worsen

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morbid

unwholesome/sick

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dignitary

celebrity

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acerbic

sharp/bitter

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infuriate

anger

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digressive

going apart

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revamp

make btter

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perfusion

excessive amount

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rancorous

full of hatred

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confluence

flowing together

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tangential

hardly touching a matter, diverging from previous

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narrative

story

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pellucid

crystal clear

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elucidate

make clear

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amend

make better

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acrimonious

full of hatred

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surfeit

excessive amount

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account

story

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livid

angry

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trenchant

keen/penetrating, also:biting

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divergent

diverging

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irk

to anger

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convoluted

complex

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intricate/intricacy

complex

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caustic

bitter/sharp

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plethora

excessive amount

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acute

keen, sharp, very perceptive

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luminous

light

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aggravate

to worsen a situation

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luc/lumen

light

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erosive

bitter

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parochial

narrowminded

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irksome

angry

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raged

angry

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moribund

close to death

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ameliorate

to better a situation

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obtuse

slow to understand

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acumen

mental sharpness

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incisive

keen

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affluent

flowing, abundant, wealthy

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melifluous

flow like honey(music)

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stringent

harsh/strict

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vitriolic

bitter

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mordent

very biting/bitter

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ireful

angry

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discerning

keen

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insular

narrowminded

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abrade/abrasive

to erode

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salutary

benefits, good health

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vex

to anger

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recount

story

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incense

to anger

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surplus

overabundant

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miff

to anger

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anectdote

story based on personal evidence`

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wrathful

angry

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luminary

celebrity

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myopic

narrowminded

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tangent

touching lightly

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virulous

very poisonous, malignant

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lucid

expressed clearly

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corrosive

bitter

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glut

excessive

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byzantine

complex

71

superfluous

exceeding what is necessary

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amend

make better

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gall

to anger

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surreal

dreamlike

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meloriate

make better

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lionize

to treat someone like a luminary

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draconian

strict/rigorous/harsh

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acid

sharp/bitter

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provincial

narrowminded

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indignant

angry