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Flashcards in Vocab Lesson 4 Deck (15):
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Efficacious

Effective; producing the desired outcome

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Catharsis

A release of emotional tension

3

Inundate

To overwhelm; to fill beyond capacity

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Revere

To regard with respect, awe, or adoration

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Internecine

Mutually destrucitve

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Risible

Relating to laughter; laughable

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Sybaritic

Marked by luxury or pleasure

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Crepuscular

Pertaining to twilight

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Kudos

Acclaim or praise

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Estrange

To alienate

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Intrinsic

Of or relating to a thing's basic nature; inherent

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Maxim

an established principle; a truth or rule of conduct

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Putrid

Rotten and foul smelling

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Servile

Submissive; slavish

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Apocryphal

Of questionable authenticity, but widely believed