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Flashcards in Vocab #10-12 Deck (16):
1

Apparition

Ghost
Seeing something your not sure of

2

Cloister

A place of religious withdrawal

3

Counterfeit

Made in imitation

4

Delta

Mouth of a river
Fourth letter of Greek alphabet
Anything triangular

5

Fluent

Spoken or written with ease
Flowing

6

Gingerly

Cautious, careful, wary
With great care or caution

7

Heretic

Someone who goes against the established teachings if the Church

8

Lacerate

To tear open, to cut open
To distress or torture mentally or emotionally, wound deeply

9

Martyr

Someone who dies for what they stand for

10

Pall

Cloth for spreading over a coffin
Gloom

11

Pious

Very religious

12

Prudent

Very wise, careful in decision
Judicious, provident

13

Snub

Upturned, short, to cut someone off

14

Torpid

Sluggish, slow, out-of-it, lethargic

15

Undoing

What brings someone down
The bringing to destruction, ruin, disaster

16

Vouch

To give insurance
To attest, guarantee, certify