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Flashcards in Week 37 Deck (20):
1

confront

v. come face to face with

2

antipathy

n. dislike, distaste, hate

3

servile

adj. slavish, submissive

4

volition

n. willpower, choice

5

sojourn (n)

n. temporary stay

6

austere

adj. simple, unadorned, hard

7

felicitous

adj. happy

8

halcyon

adj. peaceful, calm

9

tenable

adj. supportable, defendable

10

superfluous

adj. excessive, surplus

11

motivate

v. inspire, stimulate, provoke

12

rationalize

v. use or give a reason other than the real one

13

therapy

n. healing or curing process

14

nascent

adj. beginning to exist or develop

15

iconoclast

n. image-breaker, attacker of beliefs

16

erudite

adj. very scholarly

17

phobia

n. persistent fear, strong dislike

18

germane

adj. appropriate, in close relationship to

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vertigo

n. dizziness

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conducive

adj. leading, helpful