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Flashcards in Vocab #6 Deck (20):
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Fraternize

To socialize or mingle

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Futile

Hopeless

3

Genteel

Sophisticated

4

Gerontology

Study of aging and problems of aging

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Gluttony

Excess in eating or drinking

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Graphology

Study of handwriting for character analysis

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Gravity

Solemn tone or manner

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Guise

External appearance

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Hapless

Having no luck

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Heydey

Golden age

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Hiatus

Break

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Hindrance

Obstacle

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Ideology

Set or system of beliefs

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Idiosyncrasy

Way of thinking or behaving a particular way

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Illicit

Outside the law, illegal

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Immaterial

Not relevant or to the point

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Impartial

Not favoring one or another

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Impasse

State of being stuck at a point

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Impotent

Powerless

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Fraternal

Companiable like brothers