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Flashcards in Vocabulary 12 Deck (15):
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Chalice

A cup, especially for the wine served at holy communion

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Cretonne

A have you cotton material and printed designs for drapery and slipcovers

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Connive

To conspire or cooperate secretly

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Cavalier

Haughty, disdainful, arrogant

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Disreputable

Not reputable; having a bad reputation

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Harmonium

An organ-like keyboard instrument

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Reparation

The making of amends for wrong or injury done. A compensation

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Garrulous

Given to excessive chatter to talkativeness

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Pious

Having or showing a dutiful spirit for god or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations

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Rakish

Like a dissolute or immoral man, unlawful, sexually beyond morals

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Florid

Reddish, ruddy, or rosy

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Implacable

Not to be appeased or pacified, unbendable, inexorable

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Discomfiture

Frustration of hopes or plans

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Sash

A fixed or moveable framework as in a window or door, in which panes of glass are set

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Litany

A form of prayer consisting of a series of supplication with responses, a prolonged or dreary account.