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Flashcards in Vocab 4 Deck (22):
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active voice

when the subject is doing the acting

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ameliorate

to make or become better; improve

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amity

peaceful relations

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bombast

speech too pompous for an occasion

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concession

yielding

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cryptic

abrupt; short

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deduction

something subtracted or taken away

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endemic

belonging to a specific person or place

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ephemeral

lasting a very short time

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enmity

a feeling of hostility or hatred

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garish

excessively elaborate

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harangue

a long, intense/passionate speech

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immutable

unchangeable

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induction

bringing about

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logical fallacy

a pattern of reasoning rendered invalid by a flaw in its logical structure

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lucid

easily understood

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parity

equivalence

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passive voice

one of the two voices of verbs

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premise

proposition supporting or helping to support a conclusion

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seditious

causing discontent or rebellion

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slough

despair or helplessness

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ubiquitous

existing everywhere at the same time