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Flashcards in Vocabulary 10th Grade #11 Deck (21)
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Autonomy

noun - independence; the condition of having self-government
adjective - autonomous

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Stamina

noun - vigor; strength; endurance

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Devastation

noun - destruction; desolation
verb - to devastate
adjective - devastated

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Inclement

adjective - rough or stormy; harsh; without mercy

5

Latitude

noun - freedom; scope

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Perseverance

noun - holding to certain actions or beliefs; persistence; steadfastness
verb - to persevere

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Precarious

adjective - unsafe, insecure, uncertain, dangerous
adverb - precariously

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Vulnerable

adjective - easily injured or hurt physically or emotionally; open to criticism or attack
noun - vulnerability

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Wane

verb - to decrease gradually; to decline in power, importance, or size
adjective - waning

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Wreak

verb - to inflict something (vengeance or punishment); to express (anger or hatred)

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Serendipitous

adjective - the faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident
noun - serendipity

12

Balderdash

noun - nonsense

13

Grotto

noun - a cave or cavern, usually not a large one

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Crystalline

adjective - being, related to, or composed of crystals or crystals

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Abyss

noun - a deep, immeasurable gulf, space, or cavity

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Gala

noun - a festive occasion, a celebration
adjective - meaning festive

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Citadel

noun - a fortress, especially in a city

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Vaudeville

noun - a theatrical entertainment consisting of a number of different kinds of acts
adjective - vaudevillian

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Frivolous

adjective - unworthy of serious attention; trivial
noun - triviality

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Lucifer

noun (ALWAYS CAPITALIZED) - the devil

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Blatant

adjective - shamefully obvious