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Flashcards in Vocab U13 Deck (20):
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adj) capable of being applied; relevant, suitable

applicable

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n) something if value; a resource; an advantage

asset

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v) to attack from all sides; to surround, hem in
adj, part) harassed, troubled; studded (as with jewels)

beset

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n) sympathy for another's suffering; pity

compassion

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n) proper behavior, good taste; orderliness

decorum

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n) compulsion by threat; forcible confinement

duress

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adj) high-spirited, enthusiastic, unrestrained; excessive, abundant

exuberant

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n) an exact copy

facsimile

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v) to drink; to take in, absorb

imbibe

10

adj) not to be satisfied or pacified; unyielding

implacable

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adj) so small as to be almost immeasurable; minute

infinitesimal

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adj) harmless, inoffensive; insignificant

innocuous

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v) to have effect or force on against someone or something, fight against

militate

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n) exclusive rights over an invention; copyright
v) to arrange or obtain such rights
adj) plain, open to view; copyrighted

patent

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n) distinguished bravery; superior skill or ability

prowess

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adj) quiet, settled, sober
v) to administer a tranquilizer

sedate

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adj) extremely loud

stentorian

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v) to arrange specifically; to require as a condition of agreement

stipulate

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n) a final proposal or statement of conditions

ultimatum

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n) a strong dislike, hostile feeling

antipathy