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Flashcards in Unit 3 Deck (20):
1

Vantage Point

Allows a clear view

2

Bode

Sign or omen

3

Gauntlet

A metal-plated glove

4

Mottled

Blotches or streaks

5

Misnomer

Wrong name

6

Terra Firma

Firm ground

7

Burnished

Make shiny

8

Esoteric

Understood by only a few people

9

Mete

To allot or distribute

10

Coerce

To force

11

Enigma

A riddle or puzzle

12

Voluminous

Very large

13

Consternation

Great fear that leaves one bewildered

14

Acrimonious

Sharp or bitter in language

15

Precursor

Something or someone that goes before

16

Atrophy

To waste away

17

Expound

Explain in detail

18

Anachronism

Out of its historical time

19

Desist

To stop doing something

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Loquacious

Talkative