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Flashcards in Unit 5 Deck (35):
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Vigor

strength

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Terse

brief

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Reprove

to criticize mildly

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Uniform

unchanging

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Viable

workable

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Plausible

believable

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Capricious

unpredictable

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Serence

quiet, calm, peaceful

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Somber

gloomy, serious

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Theoretical

not based on experience, unproven

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Verify

to prove or test the truth of

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Rotund

round, fat

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Vital

alive, of great importance, crucial

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Expunge

erase

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Prevaricate

to lie

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Meticulous

especially careful

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Effectual

effective

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Glutton

one with excessive desires, esp. for food

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Responsive

able to respond, friendly

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Wary

cautious, unsure

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Barren

desolate, unproductive

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Ridigdity

stiffness

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Tonic

something that refreshes

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Void

emptiness

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Novice

beginner

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Superfluous

extra, unnecessary

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Stalemate

standoff

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Sporadic

stopping and starting

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Vociferous

loud, outspoken

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Malice

ill will, desire to do harm

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Reform

to improve

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Prose

ordinary speech, not poetry

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Valid

sound, having legal force

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Surmise

to guess

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Puissant

strong