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Flashcards in Vocab 226-250 Deck (25):
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Antithesis

Direct contrast; opposition

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Camaraderie

Loyalty; warm, friendly feeling among members of a group

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Undermine

To weaken

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Figurative

Based on a figure of speech; not literal

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Exact

To demand and obtain by force or authority

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Terminate

To end

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Apex

The highest point

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Inclement

Harsh; severe (usually of weather)

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Vehement

Forceful; furious

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Rotund

Rounded in figure; plump

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Attest

To give evidence that something is true or genuine

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Eddy

A current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, especially in a circular motion

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Hamper

To keep from moving or acting freely

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Momentous

Of extreme importance

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Ramification

A development or consequence resulting from a course of action

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Antediluvian

Very old; outdated

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Precarious

Dangerously insecure or unstable

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Jar

To make a harsh sound; to shake by sudden impact

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Subjugate

To bring under control; to conquer

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Diligent

Painstaking and steady

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Coalesce

To grow together; to merge into a single body

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Draconian

Extremely harsh and severe

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Burnish

To polish

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Vernacular

Informal speech; native language

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Redundant

Repeating unnecessarily