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Flashcards in Vocab 10 Deck (22):
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Gratuitous

Free or done without change

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Accrue

To increase or accumulate over time or natural growth

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Incimical

Unfriendly or hostile

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Provocative

Serving to excite or arouse by stimulating a strong feeling or desire

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Gist

The main idea or essence.

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Recondite

dealing with abstract or hard to understand information

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Munificent

very giving or extremely generous

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Antediluvian

very old-fashioned or antiquated or out-of-date

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Sedentary

a lot of sitting or resting with very little exercise

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Invective

abusive language or a strong result

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Equanimity

calmness or composure especially under pressure

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Annotation

a note or comment of critique or explanation usually added to a text

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Reprobate

something or someone given to sin or wickedness

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Procrastinate

to delay or put off until later

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Covert

hidden or kept secret on purpose; covered

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Efficacious

effective or able to produce a desired effect

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Imperious

overbearing or demanding or seeking to dominate

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Motley

composed of a great variety of elements

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Dun

to demand payment repeatedly

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Debonair

having courteous or polished manners or charm

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Bedlam

a scene of confusion and noisy disturbance

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Fortuitous

happening by chance or accident; lucky