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Flashcards in Word List 25 Deck (45):
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Animosity

Active enmity

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Berate

Scold strongly

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Brunt

Main impact or shock

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Indoctrinate

Instruct in a doctrine or ideology

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Gesticulation

Motion; Gesture

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Ashen

Ash-colored

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Stupefy

Make numb; Stun; Amaze

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Balmy

Mild; Fragrant

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Baleful

Deadly; Having a malign influence; Ominous

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Elegy

Poem or song expressing lamentation

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Precis

Concise summing up of main points

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Extenuate

Weaken; Mitigate

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Cumulative

Growing by addition

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Patina

Green crust on old bronze works; Tone slowly taken by varnished painting

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Energize

Invigorate; Make forceful and active

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Nathema

Solemn curse; Someone or something regarded as a curse

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Euphoria

Feeling of great happiness and well-being (sometimes exaggerated)

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Appropriate

Acquire; Take possession of for one's own use

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Orgy

Wild, drunken revelry; Unrestrained indulgence in a tendency

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Ramble

Wander aimlessly (physically or mentally)

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Raspy

Grating; Harsh

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Theocracy

Government run by religious leaders

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Soverieign

Efficacious; Supreme or paramount; Self-governing

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Infer

Deduce; Conclude

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Apotheosis

Elevation to godhood; An ideal example of something

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FOunder

Fail completely; Sink

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Variegated

Many-colored

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Reverie

Daydream; Musing

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Distort

Twist out of shae

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Remorse

Guilt; Self0reproach

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Impede

Hinder; Block; Delay

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Languid

Weary; Sluggish; Listless

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Atain

Achieve or accomplish; Gain

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Shoddy

Sham; Not genuine; Inferior

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Harass

To annoy by repeated attacks

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Renege

Deny; Go back on

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Stigmatize

Brand; Mark as wicked

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Felicity

Happiness; Appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.)

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Mischance

Ill luck

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Deploy

Spread out (troops) in a extended though shallow battle line

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Retrieve

Recover; Find and bring in

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Lethargic

Drowsy; Dull

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Overt

Open to view

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Inebriated

Habitually intoxicated; Drunk

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Blatant

Flagrant; Conspicuously obvious; Loudly offensive