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Flashcards in Vocabulary Seven Deck (20):
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articulate

clear, distinct

2

demeanor

behavior

3

caricature

exaggerated drawing of someone's peculiarities or deformities (to make fun of)

4

condone

to forgive, overlook, pardon

5

indolent

lazy

6

insolent

rude

7

ameliorate

to improve

8

raze

to destroy completely

9

gape

to stare

10

fissure

narrow opening

11

affluent

wealthy

12

schism

split, division

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nepotism

favoritism to relatives

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chastise

to punish

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callous

unfeeling, hardened

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callus

thickened part of skin

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burly

stout, husky, rough

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throes

anguish, pain

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chagrin

embarrassment, disappointment

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adage

a saying