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Flashcards in Vocab Chap 11 Deck (20):
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Abrogate

To declare void. Cancel

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Ambient

Completely surrounding.

3

Asperity

Roughness, bitterness.

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Burnish

To make shiny. Polish / Gloss, brightness.

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Cabal

A small group working in secret. Secret society.

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Delectable

Delightful. / Appetizing dish.

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Deprecate

To express mild disapproval.

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Detritus

Loose bits and pieces. Fragment

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Ebullient

Overflowing with enthusiasm and excitement.

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Eclectic

Drawn from different sources. Synthetic

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Flaccid

Not firm. Soft

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Impecunious

Having little money. Penniless

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Inexorable

Inflexible, beyond influence.

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Moribund

Dying.

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Necromancer

People who communicate with the dead.

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Onerous

Burdensome, involving difficulty. Oppressive

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Rife

Common, widespread.

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Rudiments

The earliest stages of anything.

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Sequester

To set apart. To separate for a special purpose.

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Winnow

To get rid of something unwanted.