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Flashcards in Vocab Lesson 9 Deck (15)
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1
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Heinous

A

Hatefully or shockingly evil

2
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Enhance

A

To increase the value of beauty of something

3
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Unctuous

A

Exaggerated or insincerely polite

4
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Magnanimous

A

Noble; generous in forgiving; free from petty feelings or acts

5
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Postulate

A

To assume or claim as true; especially when arguing

6
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Contrite

A

Feeling regret for having committed some wrongdoing

7
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Collaborate

A

To work with another toward a goal

8
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Impound

A

To confine; to retain in legal custody

9
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Impeccable

A

Faultless; without sin or blemish

10
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Inane

A

Without sense or meaning; silly

11
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Expatriate

A

Someone who chooses to live outside of, or renounce, his or her native country

12
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Frowzy

A

Unkempt

13
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Evoke

A

To summon forth

14
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Emulate

A

To strive to be equal; to imitate

15
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Sere

A

Dry and withered