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Flashcards in Vocab List 13 Deck (20):
1

Allocate

​(verb) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute
Synonym: assign

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Ardent

(adjective) very enthusiastic, impassioned
Synonym: intense

3

Assiduous

(adjective) persistent, attentive, diligent
Synonym: industrious

4

Brash

​(adjective) prone to act in a hasty manner, impudent
Synonym: rash

5

Capricious

(adjective) subject to whims or passing fancies
Synonym: impulsive

6

Chastise

​(verb) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely
Synonym: discipline

7

Copious

​(adjective) abundant; plentiful, wordy, verbose
Synonym: bountiful

8

Deviate

​(verb) to turn aside; to stray from a norm
Synonym: diverge

9

Emaciated

​(adjective) unnaturally thin
Synonym: shriveled

10

Exult

​(verb) to rejoice greatly
Synonym: revel

11

Gnarled

​(adjective) knotted, twisted, lumpy
Synonym: contorted

12

Indemnity

(noun) a payment for damage or loss
Synonym: compensation

13

Inkling

​(noun) a hint; a vague notion
Synonym: clue

14

Limpid

​(adjective) clear, transparent; readily understood
Synonym: lucid

15

Omnipotent

(adjective) almighty, having unlimited power or authority
Synonym: all powerful

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Palatable

​(adjective) agreeable to the taste or one’s sensibilities; suitable for consumption
Synonym: edible

17

Poignant

​(adjective) deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell
Synonym: melancholy

18

Rancor

​(noun) bitter resentment or ill-will
Synonym: bitterness

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Sophomoric

​(adjective) immature and overconfident; conceited
Synonym: superficial

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Spontaneous

(adjective) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance
Synonym: impromptu