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Flashcards in Week 12 Deck (19):
1

No longer in existence or functioning; dead

Defunct

2

To frustrate or defeat; to confuse perplexed embarrass

Discomfit

3

To take up and support; to become attached to; adopt; to marry

Espouse

4

An object believed to have magical powers; an object of unreasoning devotion or reverence

Fetish

5

Living together in a herd or group; sociable, seeking the company of others

Gregarious

6

Marked by a persistent absence of good luck

Hapless

7

Faultless, beyond criticism or blame

Impeccable

8

To insert between other parts or things; to present it as an addition or correction

Interpolate

9

Incapable of being repaired or rectified

Irreparable

10

Concise, using few words

Laconic

11

To become weak, or dull; to droop; to be depressed or disputed; to suffer neglect

Languish

12

Given to lying or deception; untrue

Mendacious

13

The lowest point

Nadir

14

Present in all places at all times

Omnipresent

15

Done in a half hearted manner; without interest or enthusiasm

Perfunctory

16

Expressive of sorrow; melancholy

Plaintive

17

To make suitable repayment, as for a kindness, service, or favor; to make retaliation, as for an injury or wrong; to reciprocate

Requite

18

Equivalent, having the same meaning, value, or effect

Tantamount

19

Pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty

Aesthetic