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Flashcards in vocab 11 Deck (16):
1

benign

kind; gracious; gentle

2

connoisseur

a person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine arts

3

discern

to detect with the eye

4

embellish

to make beautiful by adding decorative elements

5

execute

to carry out; to perform

6

exemplify

to illustrate by being an example of

7

grotesque

so distorted or strange as to appear bizarre or comical

8

hallowed

greatly respected; holy; sacred

9

impersonate

to assume the character or appearance of

10

malevolent

showing ill will or hatred; producing harm or evil

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ornate

heavily and elaborately decorated

12

pastoral

having to do with shepherds and herders

13

precarious

not safe or secure; dangerously uncertain

14

renown

fame; honor

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bonus word k

kleptomaniac

uncontrollable urge to steal

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augment

to increase in size, amount, or degree