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Flashcards in Vocab test 3 Deck (50):
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Curtail

impose restrictions on

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devastate

destroy or ruin

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digress

to go off track from the main subject

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incentive

motivation

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incorporate

include

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indispensable

absolutely necessary

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intermittent

not continuous or steady

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rigor

hardship

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squander

waste

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succumb

give in

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alleviate

to ease

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benefactor

a financial support

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covert

concealed

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demise

death

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infamous

known unfavorably

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intrinsic

belonging to a person or thing by it's nature

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revulsion

hatred

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speculate

to guess

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virile

having attractive male qualities

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cynic

someone who believes the worst

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abstain

to deny oneself

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affiliate

to join

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agnostic

one who feels we can't know if god exsists

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aspire

to wish

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benevolent

charitable

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deficit

a lack

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dissent

opposition

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diversion

a way to relax

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lucrautive

financially rewarding

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mandatory

essential

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charisma

personal appeal

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contemporary

today's

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contend

to declare

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conversely

in contrast

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extrovert

a sociable person

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poignant

affecting the emotions

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prevalent

found frequently

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proponent

a supporter

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quest

a hunt

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tramatic

extremely upsetting

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congenial

friendly

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flippant

disrespectful

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impasse

a deadlock

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preception

a view

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prompt

to encourage

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prone

tending

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rapport

personal connection

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rationale

an explanation

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relentless

nonstop

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reprisal

revenge