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Flashcards in Vocab, batch #2 (1-25) Deck (25):
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Precipitate

to fall as moisture

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Ameliorate

to improve

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Aplomb

assurance, great self-confidence

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Bombastic

pompous/overblown in language

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Stringent

strict

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Coalition

a combination/union

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Callow

immature

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Drivel

foolish aimless talk

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Decadence

deterioration

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Epitome

a summary

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Extricate

to remove with effort

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Scathing

bitterly severe

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Salutary

beneficial

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Precept

a rule of conduct

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Vulnerable

open to talk

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Permeate

to spread through

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Restitution

act of restoring someone/something to the rightful owner

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Straitlaced

prudish, strict in regard to moral standards and conduct

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Filch

to steal

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Flout

to mock, treat with contempt

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Soporific

tending to cause sleep

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Contraband

illegal traffic, smuggled goods

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Aura

that which surrounds a distinctive air/personal quality

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Amorphous

shapeless, without definite form

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Elicit

to draw forth, to bring out from some source