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Flashcards in Word List 36 Deck (45):
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Brittle

Easily broken; Difficult

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Conversant

Familiar with

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Stilted

Bombastic; Inflated

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Intellect

Higher mental powers

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Harbinger

Forerunner

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Voyeur

Peeping tom

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Graft

Piece of transplanted tissue; Portion of plant inserted in another plant

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Migratory

Wandering

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Pandemonium

Wild tumult

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Benefactor

Gift giver; Patron

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Recidivism

Habitual return to crime

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Excise

Cut away; Cut out

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Avow

Declare openly

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Epigram

Witty thought or saying, usually short

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Overbearing

Bossy and arrogant; Decisively important

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Protuberance

Protrusion; Bulge

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Profane

Violate; Desecrate; Treat unworthily

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Integrate

Make whole; Combine; Make into one unit

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Dumbfound

Astonish

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Dormer

Winder projecting from roof

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Retinue

Following; Attendants

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Magnate

Person of prominence or influence

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Scuttle

Sink; Destroy; Wreck; Scrap

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Wallow

Roll in; Indulge in; Become helpless

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Farce

Broad comedy; Mockery

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Denotation

Meaning; Distinguishing by name

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Drone

Idle person; Male bee

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Champion

Support militantly or eagerly; Winner of first place or first prize in a contest; A supporter, defender of a cause

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Subsequent

Following; Later

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Celestial

Heavenly

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Grandeur

Impressiveness; Stateliness; Majesty

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Arbiter

A person with power to decide a dispute; Judge

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Filament

Fine thread or fiber; Threadlike structure within a light bulb

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Irretrievable

Impossible to recover or regain; Irreparable

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Analogous

Comparable

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Ordeal

Severe trial or affliction

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Pittance

A small allowance or wage

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Prude

Excessively modest person

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Misdemeanor

Minor crime

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Enrapture

Please intensely

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Petrify

Turn to stone

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Hypothetical

Based on assumptions or hypotheses; Supposed

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Uncouth

Outlandish; Clumsy; Boorish

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Scurry

Move briskly

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Affix

Fasten; Attach; Add in