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Flashcards in Vocab U11 Deck (20):
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adj) supernaturally perceptive
n) one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer

clairvoyant

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adj) serving to settle an issue; final

conclusive

3

adj) not respectable, not esteemed

disreputable

4

adj) native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field

endemic

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adj) worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model

exemplary

6

v) to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of
n) a measure of depth in water

fathom

7

n) treacherous cunning, deceit

guile

8

n) honesty, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness

integrity

9

n) a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook

itinerary

10

v) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

misconstrue

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adj) highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

obnoxious

12

v) to appease, soothe, pacify

placate

13

adj) calm, peaceful

placid

14

adj) powerful; highly effective

potent

15

n) a false reason, deceptive excuse

pretext

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v) to stick out, thrust forth

protrude

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n) a repayment for a wrong or injury

reparation

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adj) harsh, unrelieved, desolate
adv) utterly

stark

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adj) on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow

superficial

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v) to refer to casually

allude