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Flashcards in Units 16-20 Deck (50)
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covetous, covet

adj, desiring something owned by another v

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cozen

v, to mislead by trick or fraud; deceive

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craven

adj, cowardly

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credence

n, acceptance of something as true

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credo

n, statement or belief of principle; creed

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daunt, daunting

v, to discourage; intimidate; dishearten adj, discouraging or disheartening

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dearth

n, scarcity

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debauchery

n, corruption

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decorum, decorous

n, proper behavior adj

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defame

v, to malign; harm someone's reputation

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default

v, to fail to act

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deference, defer

n, respect; regard for another's wish v, to submit to the wishes of another due to respect or recognition of the person's authority or knowledge

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defunct

adj, no longer existing

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delineate

v, to represent or depict

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demographic, demography, demographer

adj, related to population balance n, the study of human population n, one who studies human population

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demotic

adj, pertaining to people

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demur

v, to express doubt

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denigrate

v, to slur someone's reputation

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denizen

n, an inhabitant; a regular visitor

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denouement

n, outcome; unraveling of the plot of a play or work of literature