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Flashcards in Vocabs Day 2 Deck (66):
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Sullen

Showing silent anger and unwillingness to be pleasant to people

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Unkempt

Sloppy;messy;unclean

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Intrinsic

Relating to the essential nature of a something

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Contentious

Always ready to argue;quarrelsome

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Regimen

A set of rules;Usually followed for a therapeutic effect

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Belie

To picture falsely; to contradict

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Pantomime

Communication by means of gesture and facial expression

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Countenance

Appearance;especially the expression of the face;to tolerate

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Ephermal

Lasting for a short time;fleeting

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Captivate

To capture the attention of , as by beauty,excellence,etc

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Indolent

Lazy

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Kindling

Dry stocks of wood used to start a fire

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Congential

Present since birth; being an essential characteristic

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Repudiate

To reject as invalid or untrue

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Municipal

Relating to local government

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Jurisdiction

The extent of authority or control;the right and power to interpret and apply the law

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Ruthless

Having no compassion or pity

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Respite

Temporary relief

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Painstaking

Very thorough; careful

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Vernacular

Informal speech

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Producing a lot

Prolific

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Large,disastrous fire

Conflagration

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To climb

Scale

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Inspiring fear or dread

Formidable

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Legally obligated;likely (with reference to an unfavorable outcome)

Liable

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Playfully humorous

Facetious

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Traceling from place to place,especially for work

Itinerant

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To travel or mograte esp.slowly or with great difficulty

Trek

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Cruel;brutal

Barbarous

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To station or assemble troops or forces in position

Deploy

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Incapable of being expressed

Ineffable

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Unnecessary;extra

Superfluous

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To delight,to enjoy

Revel

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Not decent or proper

Unseemly

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An act of accomplishment showing skill

Feat

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An indefinitely large number

Myriad

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Made thin unnaturally;abnormally thin due tostarvation

Emaciated

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To pretend;to fake

Feign

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Birth;beginning;origin

Genesis

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Talkative

Voluble

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Restricted;limited;narrow;local

Parochial

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To reach the highest point

Culminate

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Having exact limits; final;firm in purpose

Determinate

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Formation of an idea in the mind;the start of pregnancy

Conception

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Laziness

Sloth

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One who is strict in discipline,and enjoys auhority too much

Martinet

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Capable of error

Faliable

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To move carelessly

Blunder

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Noisliy and stubbornly defiant

Obsteperous

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To bend or tun away

Apt

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To make more violent,bitter, or severe

Excaberate

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Worthy of honor ans respect of dignity,age ect.

Venerable

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Some sort of violation;a gap

Breach

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Pitting unnecesary stress on minor or pirely academid knowlwedge

Pendantic

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Animals as a group,esp.of specific region of time

Fauna

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Serious;grave

Solemn

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To weaken

Undermine

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Unclear;vague

Nebulous

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A short saying expressing a general principle

Maxim

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Optimistic;cheerful

Sanguine

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The highest point

Apex

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Seeming to be truthul on the surface but actually false

Specious

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To order wih the force of law; an official order

Decree

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Sad,esp. A lingering or habitual state of mind

Melancholy

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Bold;fearless

Intrepid

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To decline to an inferior state,often in mental or moral quality

Degenerate