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Flashcards in Vocab 761 - 780 Deck (20):
1

Nidificate

— verb

1) to build a nest.

— Related forms

nid·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
nid·i·fi·ca·tion·al, adjective

2

Immix

— verb

1) to mix in; mingle.

— Related forms

3

Bibliophobe

— noun

1) a person who hates, fears, or distrusts books.

4

Pandurate

— Adjective

1) Leaf Shaped

5

Exilic

— adjective

1) pertaining to exile.

6

Precarious

— adjective

1) uncertain, unstable or insecure: a precarious livelihood.

— Related forms

precariously, adverb
precariousness, noun
superprecarious, adjective
superprecariously, adverb
superprecariousness, noun

7

Deiform

— adjective

1) godlike or divine in form or nature.

— Related forms

deiformity, noun

8

Duple

— adjective

1) having two parts; double; twofold.

9

Mythomane

— noun

1) a person with a strong or irresistible propensity for fantasizing, lying, or exaggerating.

10

Juvenescent

— adjective

1) being/appearing/having the power to make young/youthful.

11

Accidence

— noun

1) the rudiments or essentials of a subject.

12

Frisson (free-sohn)

— noun

1) a thrill: The movie offers the viewer the occasional frisson of seeing a character in mortal danger.

13

Hempy

— adjective

1) mischievous; often in trouble for mischief.

14

Interdict

— noun

1) to prohibit, to impede by steady bombardment: Constant air attacks interdicted the enemy's advance.

15

Apoplectic

— adjective

1) intense/angry enough cause apoplexy: an apoplectic rage.

16

Pavonine

— adjective

1) of or like a peacock, Vain; showy.

17

Condolence

— noun

1) Expression of sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief.

18

Despondent

— adjective

1) feeling/showing profound hopelessness or gloom: despondent about failing health.

19

Exiguous

— adjective

1) scanty; meager; small; slender: exiguous income.

— Related forms Expand

exiguity, noun
exiguousness, noun
exiguously, adverb

20

Cloister

— Verb/Noun

1) any quiet, secluded place.

2) to seclude.

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