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Flashcards in Word List 29 Deck (45):
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Stolid

Dull; Impassive

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Subdued

Less intense; Quieter

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Rustic

Pertaining to country people; Uncouth

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Ennui

Boredom

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Efficacy

Power to produce desired effect

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Leniency

Mildness; Permissiveness

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Anesthetic

Substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness

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Pact

Agreement; Treaty

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Indolent

Lazy; Indolence

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Amenable

Readily manged; Willing to be led; Able to be controlled or influenced; Responsive

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Perturb

Disturb greatly

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Waffle

Speak equivocally about an issue

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Preempt

Head off; Forestall by acting first; Appropriate for oneself; Supplant

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Buoyant

Able to float; Cheerful and optmistic

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Truncate

Cut the top off

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Impropriety

Improperness; Unsuitableness

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Compelling

Overpowering; Irresistible in effect

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Privation

Hardship; Want

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Delete

Erase; Strike out

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Anarchy

Absence of governing body; State of disorder

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Antecede

Precede

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Levity

Lack of seriousness; Lightness

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Heterodox

Unorthodox; Unconventional

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Absolve

Pardon (an offense)

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Multiform

Having many forms

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Lummox

Big, clumsy, often stupid person

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Lneage

Descent;Ancestry

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Ingenuous

Naive and trusting; Young; Unsophisticated

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Devise

Think up; Invent; Plan

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Lap

Take in food or drink with one's tongue; Splash gently

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Ecclesiastic

Pertaining to the church

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Natty

Neatly or smartly dressed

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Humid

Damp

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PAraphernalia

Equipment; Odds and ends

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Sedition

Resistance to authority; Insubordination

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Exacting

Extremely demanding

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Ferret

Drive or hunt out of hiding

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Valor

Bravery

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Impassive

Without feeling; Imperturbable; Stoical

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Luscious

Pleasing to taste or smell

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Enclave

Territory enclosed within an alien land

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Charlatan

Quack; Pretender to knowledge

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Gamut

Entire range

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Willful

Intentional; eadstrong

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Annals

Records; History