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Flashcards in Week 7 Deck (20):
1

implacable

adj. cannot be pacified, inexorable

2

paroxysm

n. fit, sudden outburst

3

reprehensible

adj. worthy of blame

4

jurisdiction

n. power, range of authority

5

skirmish

n. small fight, brief encounter

6

harass

v. trouble, torment

7

monolithic

adj. massively solid

8

indigent

adj. poor, needy

9

arbitrary

adj. based on whim, dictatorial

10

fray

n. fight

11

stymie

v. hinder, impede

12

effigy

n. likeness (usually of a hated person)

13

flout

v. show contempt, scoff

14

cognizant

adj. aware

15

turbulent

adj. unruly, agitated

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terminate

v. end

17

forthwith

adj. immediately

18

exacerbate

v. irritate, make worse

19

revert

v. return

20

oust

v. drive out, eject