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Flashcards in Week 16 Deck (20):
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indigenous

adj. native

2

gregarious

adj. sociable

3

habitat

n. natural environment

4

cursory

adj. hasty, not thorough

5

interloper

n. unauthorized person

6

prolific

adj. producing abundantly

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bulwark

n. protection

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sedentary

adj. largely inactive, accustomed to sitting

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frugal

adj. thrifty

10

antithesis

n. exact opposite

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altruistic

adj. unselfish

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embellish

v. adorn, touch up

13

cache

n. secret hiding place

14

coterie

n. small group having something in common

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cupidity

n. greed

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virtuosity

n. great technical skill

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temerity

n. foolish boldness

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amorous

adj. full of love

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progeny

n. descendants

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saturate

v. soak, fill up completely