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Flashcards in Vocab Unit 7 Deck (20):
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Choleric

adj. quick-tempered; hot to anger

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Belabor

v. to go over repeatedly or to an absurd extent

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Ambience

n. atmosphere; mood; feeling

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Incipient

adj. beginning; emerging

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Chimera

n. an illusion; a foolish fancy

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Sordid

adj. vile; filthy; squalid

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Monolithic

adj. massive; solid; unyielding

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Abortive

adj. unsuccessful

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Affable

adj. easy to talk to; friendly

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Sloth

n. laziness; sluggishness

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Respite

n. a period of rest or relief

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Moribund

adj. dying

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Misanthropic

adj. hating mankind

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Enigma

n. mystery

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Clemency

n. mercy; forgiveness;mildness

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Volition

n. a conscious choice

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Sublime

adj. awesome; extremely exalted; lofty; majestic

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Unconscionable

adj. not controlled by conscience

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Visionary

n. a dreamer

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Pious

adj. reverent or devout; or falsely reverent or devout (hypocritical)