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Flashcards in Word List 2 Deck (45):
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Implore

Beg

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Quibble

Minor objection or complaint

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Clamber

Climb by crawling

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Acrid

Sharp; Bitterly pungent

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Chameleon

Lizard that changes color in different situations

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Ravenous

Extremely hungry

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Clench

Close tightly; Gasp

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Sarcasm

Scornful remarks; Stinging rebuke

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Replete

Filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; Abundantly supplied

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Ascribe

Refer: Attribute; Assign

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Psyche

Soul; Mind

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Grandiloquent

Pompous; Bombastic; Using high-sounding language

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Travail

Painful labor

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Slander

Defamation; Utterance of false and malicious statements

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Cosmic

Pertaining to the universe; Vast

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Calamity

Disaster; Misery

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Husband

Use sparingly; Conserve; Save

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Premeditate

Plan in advance

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Bucolic

Rustic; Pastoral

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Gainsay

Deny

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Pusillanimous

Cowardly; Fainthearted

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Ambidextrous

Capable of using either hand with equal ease

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Expertise

Specialized knowledge; Expert skill

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Leery

Suspicious; Cautious

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Callow

Youthful; Immature; Inexperienced

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Cardinal

Chief

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Vital

Vibrant and lively; Critical; Living; Breathing

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Inane

Silly; Senseless

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Urbane

Suave; Refined; Elegant

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Acknowledge

Recognize; Admit

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Ignoble

Of lowly origin; Unworthy

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Pantomime

Acting without dialogue

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Prattle

Babble

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Inexorable

Relentless; Unyielding; Implacable

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Blurt

Utter impulsively

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Jubilation

Rejoicing

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Penury

Severe poverty; Stinginess

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Insurmountable

Overwhelming; Unbeatable; Insuperable

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Censorious

Critical

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Impregnable

Invulnerable

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Acclaim

Applaud; Announce with great approval

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Concerted

Mutually agreed on; Done together

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Alchemy

Medieval chemistry

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Finale

Conclusion

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Unmitigated

Relieved or immoderate; Absolute