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Flashcards in Vocabulary 2400 Set 19 Deck (20)
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bereavement

n. grief

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desolate

adj. isolated, depressed

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hermit

n. loner

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lament

v. grieve

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lugubrious

adj. gloomy

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melancholy

adj. sad

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morose

adj. gloomy

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morbid

adj. unhealthy, gruesome, morose

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solemn

adj. grave, stately (majestic), stern (strict; harsh; rigorous; grim)

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sullen

adj. gloomy

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repeal

v. cancel

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repudiate

v. reject

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rescind

v. cancel

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caustic

adj. abrasive (tending to wear off by scraping/ rubbing; tending to annoy/ cause ill will), sarcastic, scathing (bitterly severe; harmful)

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acrid

adj. bitter, pungent, caustic

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acrimony

n. bitterness, animosity (feeling of strong dislike/ ill will that tends to display itself in action)

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corrosive

adj. abrasive (tending to wear off by scraping/ rubbing; tending to annoy/ cause ill will)

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confound

v. confuse

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convoluted

adj. complicated

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inane

adj. silly