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Flashcards in Unit 3 Synonyms Deck (20):
1

loathe, abhor, despise, detest

abominate

2

adaptation

acculturation

3

extrinsic, incidental, fortuitous

adventitious

4

impute, credit

ascribe

5

indirect, meandering, winding

circuitous

6

feel sorry for, empathize

commiserate

7

bid, charge, adjure

enjoin

8

accelerate, facilitate, speed up

expedite

9

redeem, make amends for, make reparation

expiate

10

commotion, turmoil, unrest

ferment

11

accidental

inadvertent

12

titular, inconsequential

nominal

13

cagey, uninformative, playing it safe, playing it close to the vest

noncommittal

14

defraud, misappropriate

peculate

15

penchant, propensity

proclivity

16

poise, self-assurance, equanimity

sangfroid

17

mutinous, rebellious, subversive

seditious

18

flimsy, insubstantial, vague, hazy

tenuous

19

withering, acerbic, mordant

vitriolic

20

inveigle, soft-soap, sweet-talk

wheedle