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Flashcards in Vocab #10 Deck (20):
1

Polarize

To divide into opposing extremes

2

Postulate

To assume as a premise

3

Prevail

To triumph, win out

4

Procrastinate

To put off intentionally

5

Profane

Disrespectful of religion

6

Profess

To declare

7

Profuse

Bountiful

8

Proletariat

Working class

9

Protocol

Prescribed etiquette

10

Provincial

I limited in viewpoint or attitude

11

Prudent

Wise in action and thought

12

Purported

Supposed or rumored

13

Raiment

Clothing

14

Ramification

The consequences of something

15

Rebuke

To criticize harshly

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Reclusive

Withdrawn from society

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Recompense

To compensate

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Redundant

Superfluous, excessively repetitive

19

Relegate

To seed into exile

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Plebeian

Relating to common people