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Flashcards in Vocab 5 Deck (30):
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avert

(v) – to turn away (usually one’s eyes); to prevent something from happening

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*benign

(adj) – favorable; of a mild type or character; not cancerous

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confide

(v) – to tell someone about a secret matter while trusting them not to repeat it to others; to tell someone in confidence

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*congregate

(v) - to come together into a group or crowd; gather

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conviction

(n) – a strong belief or opinion

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*diminish

(v) - to become gradually less (as in size or importance); dwindle

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*exuberant

(adj) - joyfully enthusiastic (enthusiastic means filled with excitement)

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gravitate

(v) - to move toward something

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impose

(v) - to force somebody to accept something or put up with something

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indulgent

(adj) - tending to give in to someone’s desires; lenient

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Spell:
(adj) – favorable; of a mild type or character; not cancerous

benign

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Spell:
(v) - to come together into a group or crowd; gather

congregate

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Spell:
(v) - to become gradually less (as in size or importance); dwindle

diminish

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Spell:
(adj) - joyfully enthusiastic (enthusiastic means filled with excitement)

exuberant

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meticulous

(adj) – showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise

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obsolete

(adj) - no longer produced or used; out of date

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prohibit

(v) - to formally forbid something by authority

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recount

(v) - to tell someone about something in detail

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regulate

(v) – to control or supervise something (e.g., the government regulates some things, such as the postal service)

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*relinquish

(v) – to give up; to release

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*requisition

(n) – an official order requesting materials or services

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ruefully

(adj) - sadly; regretfully; mournfully

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*serene

(adj) - showing complete calm

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*solemn

(adj) - serious and dignified in appearance or behavior

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Spell:
(adj) – showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise

meticulous

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Spell:
(adj) - no longer produced or used; out of date

obsolete

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Spell:
(v) – to give up; to release

relinquish

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Spell:
(n) – an official order requesting materials or services

requisition

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Spell:
(adj) - showing complete calm

serene

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Spell:
(adj) - serious and dignified in appearance or behavior

solemn