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Flashcards in Word List 10 Deck (45):
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Camaraderie

Good-fellowship

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Enunciate

Speak distinctly

3

Levitate

Float in the air (especially by magical means)

4

Etymology

Study of word parts

5

Pummel

Beat or pound with fists

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Substantive

Essential; Pertaining to the substance

7

Dismay

Discourage; Frighten; Consternation; Alarm; Disillusionment

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Heresy

Opinion contrary to popular belief or accepted religion

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Filial

Pertaining to a son or daughter

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Anachronistic

Having an error involving time in a story

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Bode

Foreshadow; Portend

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Cognizance

Knowledge

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Viper

Poisonous snake

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Query

Inquiry; Question

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Subpoena

Writ summoning a witness to appear

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Ephemeral

Short-lived; Fleeting

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Calorific

Heat-producing

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Propitious

Favorable; Fortunate; Advantageous

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Obscure

Darken; Make unclear

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Cataract

Great waterfall; Eye abnormality

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Foster

Rear; Encourage

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Unerringly

Infallibly

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Relinquish

Give up something with reluctance; Yield

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Puny

Insignificant; Tiny; Weak

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Divest

Strip; Deprive

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Awe

Solemn wonder

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Gravity

Seriousness

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Appreciate

Be thankful for; Increase in worth; Be thoroughly conscious of

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Latitude

Freedom from narrow limitations; Angular distance, measured mbroilin degrees, north or south from the equator

30

Embroil

Throw into confusion; Involve in strife; Entangle

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Autopsy

Examination of a dead body; Post-mortem

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Mediocre

Ordinary; Commonplace

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Flinch

Hesitate; Shrink

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Picaresque

Pertaining to rogues in literature

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Importune

Beg persistently

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Depravity

Extreme corruption; Wickedness

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Linger

Loiter or dawdle; Continue or persist

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Circumspect

Prudent; Cautious

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Stealth

Slyness; Sneakiness; Secretiveness

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Zephyr

Gentle breeze; West wind

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Arrest

Stop or slow down; Catch someone's attention

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Clump

Cluster or close group (of bushes, trees); Mass; Sound of heavy treading

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Repellent

Driving away; Unattractive; Something that repels insects or animals

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Evenhanded

Impartial; Fair

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Acquire

Obtain; Get