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Flashcards in Vocabulary 5 Deck (15):
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Malefactions (noun)

Evil deeds, crimes, wrongdoings

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Augury (noun)

Art or practice of predicting events by interpreting signs and omens

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Unction (noun)

Act of anointing as medical treatment or religious ritual; also oil used in religious rites

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Lecher (noun)

Man given to excessive sexual indulgence

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Requiem (noun)

Mass celebrated for repose of souls of dead

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Carouse (verb)

To engage in drunken revel, drink deeply and frequently

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Obsequies (noun)

Funeral rites or ceremony

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Judicious (adj.)

Using good judgment, being wise, sensible, well-advised

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Dearth (noun)

Inadequate supply of something; scarcity or lack

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Shard (noun)

Fragment, esp. of broken pottery

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Diligence (noun)

Constant/earnest effort to accomplish undertaking; persistent exertion of body/mind

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Craven (adj.)

Cowardly

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Superfluous (adj.)

More than sufficient, excessive, unnecessary or needless

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Equivocation (noun)

Use of ambiguous language in order to mislead

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Quintessence (noun)

Most perfect embodiment of something