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Flashcards in Vocabs Day 1 Deck (32):
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Pretense

A false or misleading show of something

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Negligent

Careless;inattentive

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Alarcity

Cheerful willingness;swiftness

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Incredulous

Disbelieving;skeptical

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Advocate

To speak in support of something

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Noisome

Disgustingly offensive;foul

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Dogmatic

Arrogantly asserting unproved principles

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Modest

Limited in amount,extent,etc..

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Provincial

Limited in perspective;unsophisticated

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Amnesty

Governmental pardon

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Assail

To attack;to assault

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Paleontology

The study of fossils of life forms of the past

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Haughty

Stuck-up;arrogant;snobbish

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Insular

Narrow in outlook;provincial

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Veracious

Honest;truthful

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Surmise

To infer something by intuition or slender evidene; n.such am inference

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Rustic

Adj. of or living in the coutry

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Emblematic

Symbolic;representitive of more

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Harrowing

Very distressig;painful

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Allocate

To set apart for a special purpose;designate

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Harmonious

In agreemet

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Listless

Having no interest in wht is going on about one;languid; spiritless

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Dupe

To deceive;to trick;n. a person rasily tricked

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Inclined

Disposed;willing

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Omen

An indication of the future

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Inherent

Included as an essential part;intrinsic

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Pensive

Thinking deeply or seriously,often of sad things

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Affirmation

A confident declaration of birth

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Quarry

A hunted bird or animal;prey

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Chaste

Adj;pure; not engaging in sexual activity

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Flighty

Unstable or easily excited

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Fervid

Extremely emotional;passionate