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Flashcards in Unit 9 Vocab Deck (20):
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allocate

to set apart for a special purpose

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ardent

burning with passion

3

assiduous

marked by care and persistent effort

4

brash

lacking sensitivity or tract

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capricious

characterized by or subject to whim; impulsive and unpredictable

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chastise

to punish, as by beating

7

copious

plentiful, abundant

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deviate

a person whose behavior is different from what is acceptable

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emacited

extremely thin

10

exult

to rejoice greatly

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gnarled

knotty and misshapen, usually from age or work

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indemnity

compensation for damage, loss, or injury suffered

13

inkling

a hint, vague notion

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limpid

easily intelligible; clear

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omniotent

possessed of unlimted and universal power

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palatable

acceptable to the taste; sufficiently agreeable in flavor to be eataen

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poignant

deeply and emotionally affecting, very touching

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rancor

bitter, long-lasting resentment

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sophomoric

exhibiting great immaturity and lack of judgement

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spontaneous

not planned in advance; impulsive