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Flashcards in Vocabulary 6 Deck (15):
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Cerements (n.)

-Cloth or garment which a dead person is wrapped for burial

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Libertine (n.)

-Person without moral restraints, immoral or licentious person

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Dalliance (n.)

Flirtation

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Jocund (adj.)

Feeling, expression, communicating mirth/cheer; being cheerful/merry/gay

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Distillment (n.)

Extract; something distilled

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Pernicious (adj.)

Injurious, causing great harm or damage; fatal or deadly

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Paragon (n.)

Model of excellence of perfection

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Palpable (adj.)

Tangible, touchable, obvious

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Cleave (v.)

Hold fast, cling

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Calumny (n.)

False statement made to injure someone's reputation, slander

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Cutpurse (n.)

Pickpocket

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Diadem (n.)

-Crown, ornamental band of cloth formerly worn as a crown, royal power, or authority

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Chide (v.)

Find fault with; reproach or blame, scold

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Assail (v.)

To attack with violent blows or with hostile words; arguments or abuse

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Usurper (n.)

One who seizes power or authority by force or without right