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Flashcards in Vocabular 9 Deck (20):
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To guess

Surmise

1

To destroy so no trace is left

Obliterate

2

Firm, determined

Resolute

3

Friendly, peaceful

Propitiatory

4

To refrain from

Forbear

5

Ill tempered

Surly

6

Dead and decomposing flesh

Carrion

7

Great strength and skill

Prowess

8

Determined to have ones own way

Obstinate

9

A money lender who charges extreme or unlawfully high interest rates

Usurer

10

Extremely showy

Ostentatious

11

Excessive thrift; stinginess

Parsimony

12

Excessive pride

Vainglory

13

Appropriateness with a given situation

Expediency

14

A strong box

Coffer

15

Showing respect to the wishes of another

Deference

16

To surround

Environ

17

Concerned

Solicitous

18

To attribute to a particular cause

Ascribe

19

Calm

Placid