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Flashcards in Vcab. 11 Deck (20):
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allude

to refer to casually or indirectly

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clairvoyant

supernaturally perceptive, one who possesses extra sensory powers

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conclusive

serving to settle an issue; final

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disreputable

not respectable, not esteemed

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endemic

native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of

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exemplary

worthy of imitation, commendable

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fathom

to understand, to get to the bottom of

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guile

treacherous cunning, deceit

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integrity

honesty, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition

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intenerary

a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook

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misconstrue

to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

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obnoxious

highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

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placate

to appease, soothe, pacify

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placid

calm, peaceful

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potent

powerful; highly effective

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pretext

a false reason, deceptive excuse

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protrude

to stick out, thrust forth

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reparation

a payment made for wrong or an injury

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stark

harsh, unrelieved, desolate

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superficial

on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding into what is in the surface, shallow