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Flashcards in Word List 30 Deck (45):
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Wither

Shrivel; Decay

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Subsidy

Direct financial aid by government, etc.

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Collate

Examine in order to verify authenticity; Arrange in order

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Ogle

Look at amorously; Make eyes at

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Reactionary

Recoiling from progress; Politically ultraconservative

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Restive

Restlessly impatient; Obstinately resisting control

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Anthem

Song of praise or patriotism

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Oblique

Indirect; Slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line)

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Omnivorous

Eating both plant and animal food; Devouring everything

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Obligatory

Binding; Required

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Obsolete

No longer useful; Outmoded; Antiquated

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Hallucination

Delusion

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Corroborate

Confirm; Support

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Arrogance

Pride; Haughtiness

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Engender

Cause; Produce

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Insulated

Set apart; Isolated

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Glower

Scowl

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Compunction

Remorse

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Zany

Crazy; Comic

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Improvident

Thriftless

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Reticence

Reserve; Uncommunicativeness; Inclination to silence

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Indomitable

Unconquerable; Unyielding

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Check

Stop motion; Curb or restrain

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Incorrigible

Not correctable

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Volatile

Changeable; Explosive; Evaporating rapidly

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Imminent

Neat at hand; Impending

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Linguistic

Pertaining to language

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Pundit

Authority on a subject; Learned person; Expert

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Spectrum

Colored band produced when beam of light passes through a prism

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Clangor

Loud, resounding noise

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Liquidate

Settle accounts; Clear up

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Ossify

Change or harden into bone

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Ratiocination

Reasoning; Act of drawing conclusions from premises

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Mendicant

Beggar

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Oblivion

Obscurity; Forgetfulness

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Presumptuous

Overconfident; Impertinently bold; Taking liberties

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Marshal

Put in order

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Clasp

Fastening device; Firm grip

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Booming

Deep and resonant; Flourishing, thriving

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Chaste

Pure

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Integral

Complete; Necessary for completeness

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Skiff

Small, light sailboat or rowboat

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Indissoluble

Permanent

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Retribution

Vengeance; Compensation; Punishment for offenses

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Meek

Quiet and obedient; Spiritless