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Flashcards in vocab 17 Deck (18):
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aperture

an opening or hole

2

cache

a hiding or storage place

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combustible

capable of catching fire or burning

4

delegate

a person appointed to act on behalf of others

to assign or entrust to another

5

inclement

stormy

harsh

6

indelible

not able to be erased

permanent

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malady

a sickness or unhealthy condition

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memoir

an account based on the author's personal experiences

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paramount

most important

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rectify

to correct

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requisite

required

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squeamish

easily made to feel upset or sick to the stomach

13

tract

an area of land or water

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tribulation

great trouble

15

vignette

a short sketch that provides a clear picture

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bonus word q

quixotic

when someone tries the make an impossible dream come true

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bonus word r

raucous

whenever someone is loud, noisy, and harsh sounding

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bonus word s

scintillate

whenever someone or something sparkles, twinkles, or gives off light