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Flashcards in Unit 7 Deck (20):
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Austere

Severe or stern in manner. Without adornment or luxury. Simple. Plain. Harsh or sour in flavor.

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Beneficent

Performing acts of kindness or charity. Conferring benefits doing good.

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Cadaverous

Pale gaunt resembling a corpse

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Concoct

To prepare by combining ingredients. Make up(dish). To devise invent fabricate.

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Crass

Coarse. Unfeeling. Stupid.

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Debase

To lower in character quality or value. To degrade adulterated. To cause deterioration

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Desecrate

To commit sacrilege upon treat irreverently. To contaminate pollute.

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Disconcert

To confuse. To disturb the composure of.

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Grandiose

Grand in an impressive or stately way. Marked by pompous affection or grandeur absurdly exaggerated

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Inconsequential

Trifling unimportant

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Infraction

A breaking of law or obligation

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Mitigate

To make milder or softer. To moderate in force or intensity

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Pillage

To rob of goods by open force plunder. The act of looting. Booty

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Prate

To talk a great deal in a foolish of aimless fashion

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Punctilious

Very careful and exact. Attentive to fine points of etiquette or propriety

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Redoubtable

Inspiring fear or awe illustrious or eminent

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Reprove

To find fault with scold rebuke

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Restitution

The act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner or to the former state or position. Making god on a loss or damage

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Stalwart

Strong and sturdy. Brave. Resolute. A brace strong supporter. One who takes an uncompromising position.

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Vulnerable

Open to attack. Capable of being wounded or damaged. Unprotected