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Flashcards in verb 9 English Deck (20):
1

to make less in amount

abate

2

praise or flattery that is excessive

adulation

3

an object of intense dislike

anathema

4

showing practical wisdom

astute

5

particularly for wealth

avarice

6

deserving blame, worthy of condemnation

culpable

7

tending to delay or procrastinate(拖延)

dilatory

8

standing out from the mass

egregious

9

to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation

equivocate

10

soon passing away

evanescent

11

hesitating

irresolute

12

cloud like

nebulous

13

one who is just beginner at some activity

novice

14

extreme poverty

penury

15

ambitious

pretentious

16

to sum up

recapitulate

17

to revive

resuscitate

18

careless

slovenly

19

is assumed or taken for granted

supposition

20

inactive,dull

torpid