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Flashcards in Vocab #1 Deck (20):
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Abhor

To really hate; To detest

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Abject

Defeated

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Abridge

To shorten or condense

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Acerbic

Bitter or harsh or biting

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Affable

Friendly, open, or easygoing

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Affluent

Rich or wealthy

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Agnostic

One who is indifferent to whether God exists or not

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Aloof

Removed or indifferent

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Amiable

Friendly or like able

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Anarchy

Lawlessness, a scenes of Government

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Anomaly

Deviation from the common rule.

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Apathy

Lack of feeling and interest

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Aperture

An opening, gap, or hole

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Appease

To please by giving in

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Arbitrary

Whimsical

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Archaic

Ancient

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Arduous

Tough, difficult, or hard

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Attrition

Gradual loss of numbers, wearing down.

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Autocratic

Having exclusive power

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Aberration

Something not typical