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Flashcards in Vocabulary 12 Deck (15):
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Symmetry (n.)

Balance, perfection, harmony

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Boon (n.)

A benefit enjoyed, a thing to be thankful for, blessing.

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Fen (n.)

Swamp, bog

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Blithe (adj.)

Joyous, happy, cheerful

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Languor (n.)

Physical weakness/faintness, lack of energy or vitality, sluggishness.

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Satiety (n.)

The state of being satisfied

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Granary (n.)

A storehouse or repository or grain, especially after it has been threshed or husked.

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Winnowing (adj.)

Blowing, driving, gusty

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Furrow (n.)

A narrow groove made in the ground, especially by a plow

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Gleaner (n.)

One who gathers grain after the reapers or regular gatherers

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Citadel (n.)

A fortress for commanding or defending a city, any strongly fortified place.

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Pastoral (adj.)

Pertaining to shepherds, having or suggesting the simplicity or serenity generally attributed to rural areas.

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Aver (v.)

To affirm with confidence, declare positively

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Unslaked (adj.)

Not satisfied with or allayed of thirst, desire, or wrath, not refreshed.

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Aspire (v.)

To long for, desire, or have ambition for something.