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Flashcards in Word List 33 Deck (45):
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Onerous

Burdensome

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Elated

Overjoyed; In high spirits

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Surrogate

Substitute

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Repast

Meal; Feast; Banquet

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Cadaver

Corpse

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Ingénue

An artless girl; An actress who plays such parts

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Inanimate

Lifeless

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Garnish

Decorate

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Churlish

Boorish; Rude

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Poignancy

Quality of being deeply moving; Keenness of emotion

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Exhaustive

Thorough; Comprehensive

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Verdant

Green; Lush in vegetation

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Unruly

Disobedient; Lawless

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Debutante

Young woman making formal entrance into society

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Cession

Yielding to another; Ceding

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Astral

Relating to the stars

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Archives

Public records; Place where public records are kept

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Anoint

Consecrate

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Frustrate

Thwart; Defeat

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Indignation

Anger at an injustice

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Renegade

Deserter; Traitor

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Genre

Particular variety of art or literature

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Cantata

Story set to music; To be sung by a chorus (usually a religious musical work)

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Abeyance

Suspended action

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Inconsequential

Insignificant; Unimportant

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Heedless

Not noticing;Disregarding

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Insidious

Treacherous; Stealthy; Sly

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Onset

Beginning; Attack

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Skimp

Provide scantily; Live very economically

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Finesse

Delicate skill

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Nondescript

Indistinctive; Ordinary; Indescribable

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Surmise

Suppose as a reasonable guess

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Frantic

Wild

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Amoral

Non-moral

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Manifesto

Declaration; Statement of policy

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Eccentricity

Oddity; Idiosyncrasy

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Witticism

Witty saying; Wisecrack

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Reek

Emit (odor); A strong and disagreeable fume or odor

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Hybrid

Mongrel; Mixed breed

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Deprecate

Express disapproval of; Protest against; Belittle

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Altercation

Noisy quarrel; Heated dispute

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Practicable

Feasible

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Expedient

Suitable; Practical ; Politic

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Buffoonery

Clowning

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Besmirch

Soil; Defile