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Flashcards in Vocab Unit 8 Deck (20):
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Assurance

A pledge

2

Asylum

An institution for the care of children, elderly people

3

Console

To comfort

4

Dilate

To make or become wider or larger

5

Dross

Refuse;waste products

6

Dwindle

Diminish

7

Flippant

Lacking in seriousness;disrespectful

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Immunity

Resistance from disease

9

Institute

To establish;set up

10

Liability

A debt

11

Preposterous

Ridiculous

12

Pugnacious

Fond of fighting

13

Rabid

Furious;violently intense

14

Realm

A kingdom

15

Rejuvenate

To make young again

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Remunerate

To reward

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Sparse

Scattered

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Sterling

Excellent

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Venture

A risky or Daring undertaking

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Warp

To twist out of shape