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Flashcards in Word List 23 Deck (45):
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Convoke

Call together

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Haughtiness

Pride; Arrogance

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Obfuscate

Confuse; Muddle; Cause confusion; Make needlessly complex

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Inordinate

Unrestrained; Excessive

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Recapitulate

Summarize

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Grove

Group of trees (smaller than a forest); Orchard

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Flabbergasted

Astounded; Astonished; Overcome with surprise

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Bungalow

Small cottage

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Vantage

Position giving an advantage

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Fortitude

Bravery; Courage

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Spawn

Lay eggs

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Visceral

Felt in one's inner organs; Felt in the viscera

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Wily

Cunning; Artful

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Somnolent

Half asleep

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Acrimonious

Bitter in words or manner

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Sustenance

Means of support, food, nourishment

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Shackle

Chain; Fetter

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Caprice

Sudden; Unexpected fancy; Whim

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Odious

Hateful; Vile

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Chicanery

Trickery; Deception

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Fictitious

Imaginary

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Precipitate

Throw headlong; Haten

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Painstaking

Showing hard work ;Taking great care

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Validate

Confirm; Ratify

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Soporific

Sleep-causing; Marked by sleepiness

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Hone

Sharpen

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Pterodactyl

Extinct flying reptile

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Restitution

Reparation; Indemnification

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Disfigure

Mar in beauty; Spoil

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Circuitous

Roundabout

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Indenture

Bind as servant or apprentice to master

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Clique

Small exclusive group

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Endearment

Fond statement

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Agglomeration

Collection; Heap

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Expunge

Cancel; Remove

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Insipid

Lacking in favor; Dull

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Giddy

Light-heated; Dizzy

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Quazk

Charlatan; Impostor

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Illicit

Illegal

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Stem

Check the flow

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Exude

Discharge; Give forth

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Serrated

Having a saw-toothed edge

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Edif

Instruct; Correct morally

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Capricious

Unpredictable; Fickle

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Vaporize

Turn into vapor (Steam, gas, fog, etc.)