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Flashcards in Unit 5 Deck (48):
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Forestall

Prevent

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Insidious

Tricky

3

Insinuate

Hint

4

Interrogate

Ask questions

5

Obsequious

Obedient

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Omnipotent

All-powerful

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Opportune

Favorable

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Permeate

Spread throughout; filter

9

Retribution

Payback

10

Complement

Companion

11

Discreet

Cautious

12

Fastidious

Careful

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Flout

Scorn

14

Heinous

Evil

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Implement

Put into effect

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Implicit

Implied

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Impromptu

Done without planning

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Obtrusive

Pushy; obvious

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Auspicious

Favorable

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Expedite

Accelerate

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Extenuate

To make less severe

22

Fraudulent

False

23

Innuendo

Suggestion

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Rebuke

Disapprove

25

Redeem

Buy

26

Subordinate

Lesser; supplementary

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Transgress

Violate a law

28

Vehement

Passionate

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Deride

Make fun of

30

Derogatory

Offensive

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Fabricate

Manufacture; forge

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Impending

Coming

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Macabre

Eerie; deathlike

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Misconstrue

Misinterpret

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Paramount

Superior

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Quandary

Dilemma

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Turbulent

Agitated

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Validate

Make valid; legalize

39

Adroit

Skilled

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Part

Fight

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Irreparable

Not fixable

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Pinnacle

Top; crest

43

Platitude

Full

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Promiscuous

Indiscriminate; sexually active

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Repudiate

Reject

46

Spontaneous

Impulsive

47

Stigma

Shame

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Disparity

Difference