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Flashcards in Word List 3 Deck (45):
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Converse

Chat; Talk informally

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Docile

Obedient; Easily managed

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Intrepid

Fearless

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Despot

Tyrant; Harsh, authoritarian ruler

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Incidental

Not essential; Minor

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Abut

Border upon; Adjoin

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Apolitical

Having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs

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Shambles

Wreck; Mess

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Comely

Attractive; Agreeable

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Pedagogy

Teaching; Art of education

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Stanza

Division of a poem

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Defer

Give in respectfully; Submit; Delay

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Lexicon

Dictionary

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Impecunious

Without money

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Enthrall

Capture; Enslave

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Bane

Cause of ruin; Curse

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Slight

Insult to one's dignity; Snub

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Limpid

Clear

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Declivity

Downward slope

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Blighted

Suffering from a disease; destroyed

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Bumptious

Self-assertive

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Malicious

Hateful; Spiteful

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Perfidious

Treacherous; Disloyal

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Carnivorous

Meat-eating

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Debilitate

Weaken; Enfeeble

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Arable

Fit for growing crops

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Execute

Put into effect; Carry out

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Apprise

Inform

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Winnow

Sift; Separate good parts from bad

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Virtue

Goodness, moral excellence; Good quality

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Diversion

Act of turning aside; Pastime

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Incisive

Cutting; Sharp

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Quiver

Case for arrows; Tremble

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Wan

Having a pale or sickly color; Pallid

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Noxious

Harmful

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Herbivorous

Grain-eating

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Irrevocable

Unalterable; Irreversible

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Pigment

Coloring matter

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Inclement

Stormy; Unkind

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Predator

Creature that seizes and devours another animal; Person who robs or exploits others

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Betoken

Signify; Indicate

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Hostility

Unfriendliness; Hatred

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Retroactive

Of a law that dates back to a period before its enactment

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Mite

Very small object or creature; Small coin

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Jargon

Language used by a special group; Technical terminology; Gibberish