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Flashcards in Vocab 1,381 - 1,400 Deck (20):
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Misapprehension

-- noun

1) misunderstanding.

2

Reportage

-- noun

1) an account of something based on direct observation or thorough research.

3

Exemplar

-- noun

1) a model to be copied or imitated: Washington is the exemplar of patriotic virtue.

4

Agape

-- adjective

1) wide open: his mouth agape.

5

Smithereens

-- plural noun

1) small pieces; bits: broken into smithereens.

6

Renascent

-- adjective

1) being reborn; springing again into being or vigor: a renascent interest in Henry James.

7

Amaranthine

-- adjective

1) unfading; everlasting: a woman of amaranthine beauty.

8

Apostasy

-- noun

1) a total desertion of or departure from one's religion, principles, party, cause, etc.

Related forms,
-- apostate, noun

9

Voracious

-- adjective

1) craving or exceedingly eager: a voracious appetite, voracious readers

10

Chrysalis

-- noun

1) anything in the process of developing

11

Avid

-- adjective

1) showing great enthusiasm for or interest: an avid

12

Ire

-- noun

1) intense anger; wrath.

13

Plenitude

-- noun

1) abundance: a plenitude of food, air, and sunlight.

14

Sundry

-- adjective

1) various or diverse: sundry persons.

15

Forbearance

-- noun

1) the act of refraining from something.

16

Rigor

-- noun

1) strictness or harsh inflexibility

17

Conscript

-- verb

1) to draft for military or naval service.

18

Addlepated

-- adjective

1) being confused or mixed up

19

Cachet

-- noun

1) a distinguishing mark/feature or stamp: Courtesy is the cachet of good breeding.

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Requisition

-- noun

1) an authoritative/formal demand for something to be done: The general issued a requisition to the townspeople for eight trucks.

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