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Flashcards in Word List 19 Deck (45):
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Guffaw

Boisterous laughter

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Omnipresent

Universally present; Ubiquitous

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Burlesque

Give an imitation that ridicules

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Neophyte

Recent convert; Beginner

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Humility

Humbleness of spirit

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Pugnacity

Combativeness; Disposition to fight

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Momentous

Very important

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Cascade

Small waterfall

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Tautological

Needlessly repetitious

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Solder

Repair or make whole by using a metal alloy

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Embellish

Adorn; Ornament

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Alloy

A mixture as of metals

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Coiffure

Hairstyle

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Maladroit

Clumsy; Bungling

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Nemesis

Someone seeking revenge

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Subordinate

Occupying a lower rank; Inferior; Submissive

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Trespass

Unlawfully enter the boundaries of someone else's property

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Gruff

Rough-mannered

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Malign

Speak evil of; Bad-mouth; Defame

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Celibate

Unmarried; Abstaining from sexual intercourse

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Affiliation

Joining; Associating with

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Gavel

Hammer-like tool; Mallet

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Entreat

Plead; Ask earnestly

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Quench

Douse or extinguish; Assuage or satisfy

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Amicable

Politely friendly; Not quarrelsome

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Reprehensible

Deserving blame

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Predilection

Partiality; Preference

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Infallible

Unerring

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Pedant

Scholar who overemphasizes book learning or technicalities

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Abject

Wretched; Lacking pride; Miserable

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Suture

Stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; Material used in sewing

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Acidulous

Slightly sour; Sharp, caustic

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Redoubtable

Formidable; Causing fear

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Tonic

Invigorating; Refreshing; Something that invigorates, restores, refreshes, or stimulates

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Gadfly

Animal-biting fly; An irritating person

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Subliminal

Below the threshold of stimulation; Designed to influence subconsciously

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Venerate

Revere

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Querulous

Fretful; Whining

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Histrionic

Theatrical

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Billowing

Swelling out in waves; Surging

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Approbation

Approval

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Inert

Inactive; Lacking power to move

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Erudite

Learned; Scholarly

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Rigor

Severity

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Compact

Tightly packed; Firm; Brief