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Flashcards in Word List 32 Deck (45):
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Stamina

Strength; Staying power

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Limber

Flexible; Supple

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Soliloquy

Talking to oneself

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Secular

Worldly; Not pertaining to church matters; Temporal

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Judicious

Sound in judgement; Wise

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Flaunt

Display ostentatiously

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Dormant

Sleeping; Lethargic; Latent

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Liaison

Contact keeping parts of an organization in communication; Go-between; Secret love affair

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Abdicate

Renounce; Give up

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Longevity

Long life

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Reconnaissance

Survey of enemy by soldiers; Reconnoitering

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Predispose

Give an inclination toward; Make susceptible to

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Abstain

Refrain; Hold oneself back voluntarily from an action or practice

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Idiosyncrasy

Individual trait, usually odd in nature; Eccentricity

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Throng

Crowd; Move, go, pass, or advance in multitudes

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Ascetic

Practicing self-denial; Austere

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Satirical

Mocking

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Smolder

Burn without flame; Be liable to break out at any moment

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Jingoist

Extremely aggressive and militant patriot; Warlike chauvinist

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Append

Attach

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Vicarious

Acting as a substitute; Done by a deputy

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Careen

Lurch; Sway from side to side

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Amiable

Agreeable; Lovable; Warmly friendly

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Harangue

Noisy speech

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Rhetoric

Art of effective communication; Insincere language

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Ludicrous

Laughable; Trifling; Absurd

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Ghastly

Horrible

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Intermittent

Periodic; On and off

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Accomplice

Partner in crime

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Regime

Method or system of government

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Faze

Disconcert; Dismay

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Ornithologist

Scientific student of birds

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Lassitude

Languor; Weariness

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Indicative

Suggestive; Implying

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Manipulate

Operate with one's hands; Control or play upon (people, forces, etc.)

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Tactile

Pertaining to the organs or sense of ouch

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Madrigal

Pastoral song

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Alimony

Payment by a husband to his divorced wife (or vice versa)

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Unprecedented

Novel; Unparalleled

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Insolvent

Bankrupt; Unable to repay one's debts

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Incentive

Spur; Motive

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Gloss over

Explain away

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Abet

Aid, usually in doing something wrong; Encourage

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Prognosis

Forecasted course of a disease; Prediction

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Stalwart

Strong; Brawny; Steadfast