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Flashcards in Unit 7 Deck (35):
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Censorious

severely critical

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Hegemony

dominant leadership; authority

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Purloin

to steal

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Usurp

to seize and hold without legal authority

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Holistic

theory or belief in the importance of the whole

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Destitute

poor

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Aesthetic

pertaining to beauty or art

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Pertinacious

persistent; determined

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Nomenclature

a system of names used in art or science

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Inaugurate

initiate; begin

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Unremitting

ceaseless

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Pensive

thoughtful; serious

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Sectarian

dissenter; rebel

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Progenitor

ancestor; forefather

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Incipient

initial; beginning

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Desiccate

dehydrate

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Hew

to cut; to form

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August

dignified, awe-inspiring, venerable

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Transcend

rise above or surpass

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Entreat

plead; beg

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Expedient

advantageous

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Harbinger

forerunner; messenger

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Sumptuous

luxurious; extravagant

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Colloquial

informal

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Impetuous

impulsive; sudden

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Archipelago

large group of islands

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Fecund

fruitful; fertile

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Algorithm

mechanical problem - solving procedure

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Arable

suitable for cultivation

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Fusion

fusing; mixing

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Delineation

to draw or trace the outline of

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Kinetic

of or produced by motion

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Citadel

fortress

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Potable

fit to drink

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Tactile

proceeding from the sense of touch