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Flashcards in Word List 24 Deck (45):
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Incursion

Temporary invasion

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Deleterious

Harmful

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Arousal

Awakening; Provocation (of a response)

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Respiration

Breathing; Exhalation

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Obtrude

Push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; Butt in; stick out or extrude

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Inculcate

Teach; Instill

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Indefatigable

Tireless

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Deify

Turn into a god; Idolize

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Forbearance

Patience

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Unseemly

Unbecoming; Indecent; In poor taste

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Adamant

Hard; Inflexible

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Punitive

Punishing

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Assiduous

Diligent

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Belligerent

Quarrelsome

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Listless

Lacking in spirit or energy

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Instigate

Urge; Start; Provoke

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Catapult

Slingshot; A hurling machine; Throw or launch as if by means of a catapult

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Ribald

Wanton; Profane; A ribald person

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Concave

Hollow

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Provoke

Stir to anger; Cause retaliation

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Relegate

Banish to an inferior position; Delegate; Assign

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Quarry

Victim; Object of a hunt

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Heterogeneous

Dissimilar; Mixed

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Extent

Degree; Magnitude; Scope

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Beeline

Direct, quick route

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Exhort

Urge

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Buffet

Table with food set out for people to serve themselves; Meal at which people help themselves t food that's been set out

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Slake

Quench; Sate

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Extrude

Force or push out

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Presentiment

Feeling something will happen; Anticipatory fear; Premonition

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Salutary

Tending to improve; Beneficial; Wholesome

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Glut

Overstock; Fill to excess

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Flair

Talent

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Ruminate

Chew over and over (mentally or physically); Mull over; Ponder

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Smirk

Concerted smile

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Vicissitude

Change of fortune

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Dowdy

Slovenly; Untidy

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Citadel

FOrtress

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Granulate

Form into grains

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Labyrinth

Maze

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Coquette

Flirt

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Coagulate

Thicken; Congeal; Clot

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Repudiate

Disown; Diavow

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Meander

Wind or turn in its course

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Monosyllabic

Having only one syllable