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Flashcards in Vocab #8 Deck (20):
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Juxtapose

Place side by side

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Lament

To express strong regret

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Lethargy

Laziness

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Liaison

Link

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Libel

Written lie about someone

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Lucid

Clear,intelligible

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Machiavellian

Based on principles of Machiavellian cunning and duplicity

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Malleable

Easy to shape

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Mar

To damage

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Meander

To wander slowly

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Mediate

Help solve a dispute

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Microcosm

Miniature world

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Mitigate

To alleviate

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Morose

Expression of gloom

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Mosque

House of warship for Muslims

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Nemesis

One that inflicts retribution or vengeance

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Nominal

Insignificant

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Nonchalant

Casual

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Novel

New or original

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Jargon

Mixed or hybrid dialect