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Flashcards in Vocab U1 Deck (20):
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adj) to be able to use both hands equally well; very skillfull; deceitful; hypocritical

ambidextrous

2

v) to make larger, increase

augment

3

adj,part) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss

bereft

4

v) to posistion or arrange; to utilize; to form up

deploy

5

adj) stern, unyeilding, gloomy, ill-humored

dour

6

n) courage in facing difficulties

fortitude

7

v) to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide

gape

8

v) to utter taunting words;
n) and expression of scorn

gibe

9

n) an external appearance, cover, mask

guise

10

adj) intended to deceive or entrap; sly; treacherous

insidious

11

n) a hint, indirect suggestion

intimation

12

adj) wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose

opulent

13

adj) easily bent, flexible; easily influenced

pliable

14

v) to say again, repeat

reiterate

15

adj) not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive

stolid

16

adj) experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant

tentative

17

adj) not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude

unkempt

18

adj,adv) word for word; exactly as written or spoken

verbatim

19

adv) cautiously, with great care

warily

20

v) to corrupt, make worse by addition of something of lesser value

adulterate