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Flashcards in Vocab Wk9 Deck (12):
1

a state of extreme poverty/destitution

penury

2

strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity

fortitude

3

an event indicating important things to come

augury

4

filled to satisfaction, abundantly supplied/provided

replete

5

a sudden uncontrollable attack

paroxysm

6

supplied, especially fed, to satisfaction

satiate

7

cause to start anew

recommence

8

extremely painful, disturbing, distressing

harrowing

9

destroy completely, as if down to the roots

eradicate

10

inactivity resulting from a dislike of work; slothful

indolent

11

censure severely; to inflict suffering upon for purposes of moral improvement

chasten

12

wasting time; inteded to delay

dilatory