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Flashcards in Vocab 13 Deck (15):
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Ambiguous

Permitting more than one interpretation; not clearly defined

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Chimerical

Absurd; widly fanciful

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Chronic

Lasting a long time; constant

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Deter

To discourage

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Devious

Lying; roundabout

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Enhance

To add to; to make greater in value

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Enigma

A puzzle; a baffling situation

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Piety

Devotion and reverence, especially to god and family

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Relic

Thing/ part that remains from the past

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Scrupulous

Very honest and conscientious

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Temerity

Rashness; foolish or reckless boldness

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Unimpeachable

Beyond doubt or reproach; unquestionable

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Vicarious

Taking the place of another

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Incontrovertible

Not able to be disputed or denied

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Altruistic

Thoughtful of welfare of others