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Flashcards in Vocabulary #7 and #8 Deck (20):
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coup de grace

decisive finishing blow

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debut

first public appearance

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demise

cessation of existence

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genesis

origin; coming into being

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initiative

ability to begin and follow through without being urged; enterprise

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premier

first performance

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swan song

farewell appearance; final creative work or performance

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terminal

coming at the end; ending in death

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ultimate

last in progression; final; highest possible

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ultimatum

final, uncompromising demand or offer, leading to serious consequences if rejected

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Extralegal

Beyond the jurisdiction of the law; not regulated by law

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Extramural

Outside the walls are boundaries of the school university etc.

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Extraneous

Coming from the outside; not essential part; irrelevant

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Extrasensory

Outside the ordinary senses; not limited to sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell

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Interdependent

Dependent on one another; mutually dependent

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Interpersonal

Between persons

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Interracial

Between, among, or involving people of different races

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Intramural

Within the walls are boundaries of the school, university, etc.

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Intraorganizational

Within an organization

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Intravenous

Within or entering by way of the veins