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Flashcards in Word List 14 Deck (45):
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Foil

Defeat; Frustrate

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Fetid

Malodorous

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Lampoon

Ridicule

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Incapacitate

Disable

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Tenet

Doctrine; Dogma

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Decadence

Decay

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Revoke

Cancel; Retract

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Amass

Collect

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Hurtle

Crash; Rush

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Ordain

Decree or command; Grant holy orders; Predestine

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Industrious

Diligent; Hard-working

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Schematic

Relating to an outline or diagram; Using a system of symbols

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Licentious

Amoral; Lewd and lascivious; Unrestrained

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Paranoia

Psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution

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Prevaricate

Lie

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Martinet

Strict disciplinarian

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Coin

Make coins; Invent or fabricate

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Precept

Practical rule guiding conduct

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Vociferous

Clamorous; Noisy

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Enamored

In love

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Eccentric

Irregular; Odd; Whimsical; Bizarre; An odd or unconventional person

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Extricate

Free; Disentangle

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Quixotic

Idealistic but impractical

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Resumption

Taking up again; Recommencement

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Fluency

Smoothness of speech

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Fawning

Courting favor by cringing and flattering

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Auxiliary

Helper, additional or subsidiary; One that helps; An auxiliary verb

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Ominous

Threatening

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Interim

Meantime

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Sumptuous

Lavish; Rich

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Climatic

Relating to the highest point

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Precise

Exact

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Decoy

Lure or bait

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Scapegoat

Someone who bears the blame for others

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Commemorate

Honor the memory of

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Dispel

Scatter; Drive away; Cause to vanish

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Squat

Stocky; Short and thick

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Whet

Sharpen; Stimulate

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Reprove

Censure; Rebuke

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Seasoned

Experienced

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Indifferent

Unmoved or unconcerned by; Mediocre

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Taciturn

Habitually silent; Talking little

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Chalice

Goblet; Consecrated cup

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Bullion

Gold and silver in the form of bars

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Vagabond

Wanderer; Tramp