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Flashcards in verb Test English Deck (31):
1

simple, plain,harsh or sour in flavor

austere

2

make up, to devise

concoct

3

to lower in character

debase

4

to confuse

disconcert

5

grand in an impressive or stately way

grandiose

6

a breaking of a law

infraction

7

to make milder or softer

mitigate

8

to rob of good by open force

pillage

9

inspiring fear or awe

redoubtable

10

strong and sturdy

stalwart

11

dismay, confusion

consternation

12

disavow

disavow

13

calm, free from emotion

dispassionate

14

scatter

dissipate

15

to remove

expurgate

16

an armored or protective glove

gauntlet

17

low base

ignoble

18

to attack as false

impugn

19

to place in a lower position

relegate

20

serving to promote some end

subservient

21

lacking in resistance

susceptible

22

praise or flattery that is excessive

adulation

23

showing practical wisdom

astute

24

standing out from the mass

egregious

25

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

equivocate

26

hesitating

irresolute

27

cloudlike

nebulous

28

extreme poverty

penury

29

ambitious

pretentious

30

to revive

resuscitate

31

inactive, sluggish, dull

torpid