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Flashcards in Week 15 Deck (20):
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complicity

n. partnership in wrongdoing

2

liquidation

n. disposal of, killing

3

culpable

adj. deserving blame

4

recant

v. withdraw previous statements

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accomplice

n. associate in crime

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abrogate

v. abolish

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alleged

adj. reported, supposed

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access

n. admittance

9

invalidate

v. deprive of legal force, nullify

10

preclude

v. prevent

11

persevere

v. persist

12

landmark (adj)

adj. historic, turning point of a period

13

extrinsic

adj. foreign, coming from outside

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declaim

v. speak loudly

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fetter (v)

v. hamper

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paragon

n. model of excellence

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nomadic

adj. wandering

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asperity

n. harshness of temper

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epithet

n. descriptive name

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controversial

adj. debatable