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Flashcards in Vocab 17 Deck (15):
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Desiccated

dehydrated, powdered, or dried out

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Epistemological

branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits human knowledge

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Vexatious

causing confusion

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Languor

lack of energy or vitality, sluggish

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Svelte

slender and graceful

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Leviathan

as a huge ship or animal

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Insouciant

carefree

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Chagrin

a feeling marked by disappointment and humiliation

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Maudlin

tearfully or weakly emotional

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Incarnadine

blood red, crimson

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Sedulous

persevering

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Debonair

charming, courteous, gracious

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Indefatigable

not yielding to fatigue

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Toothsome

pleasing, desirable, or tempting

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Ontology

the branch of metaphysics that studies the nature of existence