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Flashcards in Units 11-12 Deck (18):
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brevity

shortness

2

comport

to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement

3

concise

expressing much in a few words

4

depreciation

a lessening in value; a belittling

5

proponent

one who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or belief

6

staccato

detached or disconnected in sound or style

7

recoup

to make up for, regain

8

rivulet

a small stream

9

statute

a law

10

autocratic

absolute power or authority

11

appreciable

sufficient enough to be noticed or measured

12

blanch

to remove the color from; to make or turn pale; to parboil

13

concerted

planned or performed in cooperation with others

14

illustrious

very famous; distinguished

15

lithe

bending easy; limber

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subversive

intended to undermine or overthrow; one who advocates or attempts to undermine a political system

17

synthetic

made or put together by people; something artificial

18

wily

sly, shrewd, cunning