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Flashcards in verb 2 English Deck (20):
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abominate

to have a intense dislike

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acculturation

the modification of the social pattern

3

adventurous

resulting from chance rather than from .....
accidental, not essential

4

ascribe

to assign or refer to

5

circuitous

roundabout, not direct

6

commiserate

to sympathize with, have pity or sorrow for

7

enjoin

to direct or order

8

expedite

to make easy, cause to progress faster

9

expiate

to make amends, make up for

10

ferment

to produce an alcohol by chemical action

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inadvertent

marked by lack of attention

12

nominal

existing in name only , not real

13

noncommittal

unwilling to take a clear position

14

peculate

to steal something that has been given into one's trust

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proclivity

tendency

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sangfroid

coolness

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seditious

resistant to lawful authority

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tenuous

thin, slender, not dense

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vitriolic

bitter, sarcastic

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wheedle

to use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired