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Flashcards in Word List 34 Deck (45):
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Staccato

Played in an abrupt manner; Marked by abrupt sharp sound

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Turbid

Muddy; Having the sediment disturbed

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Deducible

Derived by reasoning

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Divine

Perceive intuitively; Foresee the future; Of or relating to God; Supremely good or admirable

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Casualty

Serious or fatal accident

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Mock

Ridicule; Imitate, often in derision

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Regale

Entertain

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Foment

Stir up; Instigate

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Antecedents

Preceding events or circumstances that influence what comes later; Ancestors or early background

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Perfunctory

Superficial; Not thorough; Lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm

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Tranquility

Calmness; Peace

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Mentor

Teacher

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Derogatory

Expressing a low opinion

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Inarticulate

Speechless; Producing indistinct speech

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Refractory

Stubborn; Unmanageable

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Hoodwink

Deceive; Delude

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Virulent

Extremely poisonous; Hostile; Bitter

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Veracity

Truthfulness

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Icon

Religious image; Idol

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Foreboding

Premonition of evil

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Ceremonious

Marked by formality

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Maverick

Rebel; Nonconformist

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Assumption

Something taken for granted; Taking over or taking possession of

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Laborious

Demanding much work or care; Tedious

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Encroachment

Gradual intrusion

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Debase

Reduce in quality or value; Lower in esteem; Degrade

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Marquee

Canopy above an entrance, under which one can take shelter; Roof-like shelter above a theater entrance

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Facilitate

Help bring about; Make less difficult

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Mire

Entangle; Stick in swampy ground; Marsh, swamp; An intractable situation

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Aloof

Apart; Reserved

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Visionary

Produced by imagination; Fanciful; Mystical

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Dank

Damp

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Cistern

Reservoir or water tank

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Extort

Wring from; Get money by threats

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Opus

Work

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Germinate

Cause to sprout; Sprout

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Papyrus

Ancient paper made from stem of papyrus

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Analogy

Similarity; Parallelism

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Pallid

Pale; Wan

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Correlation

Mutual relationship

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Retiring

Modest; Shy

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Prehensile

Capable of grasping or holding

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Flag

Droop; Grow feeble; Pendulous, drooping

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Precarious

Uncertain; Risky

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Intrude

Trespass; Enter as an uninvited person