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Flashcards in Vocab #1 Deck (22):
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Motley

Multicolored

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Volition

An act of making a decision

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Depravity

A corrupt practice

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Acquiesce

to agree to something without protest

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Unadulterated

Pure

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Punctilious

Very careful about every detail of conduct

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Pedantic

Showing off one's knowledge

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Ruminate

To muse

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Ascetic

Practicing strict self-denial as a measure of personal or spiritual discipline

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Iconoclasm

The practice of destroying religious images

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Corpulent

Having a large bulky body

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Factitious

Artificially developed

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Sundry

Various

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Alacrity

Brisk and cheerful readiness

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Cynosure

Center of attention

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Fervid

Intensely passionate

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Vitiate

Spoil the quality of

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Recondite

Impossible for one of ordinary understanding to comprehend

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Pugnacious

Quick to argue

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Intrepid

Characterized by resolute fearlessness

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Temerity

Excessive confidence or boldness

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Monomania

Excessive concentration on a single object or idea