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Flashcards in Word List 4 Deck (50):
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Excerpt

small selection from a book or document

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Exhumed

Dug from the grave

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Exigency

Urgent need

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Expeditiously

In an efficient way, speedily

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Extempore

On the spur of the moment

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Fastidious

Pernickety

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Fatuous

silly, idiotic

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Fickle

Changeable

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Flaccid

Fond of showing off

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Flinch

To wince, to draw back

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Fortuitous

Happening by lucky accident or chance

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Founder

Stumber, fail utterly, to fill with water and sink

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Frantic

Wildly excited, agitated

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Frenetic

Frantic, frenzied

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Gab

Chattering or meaningless talk

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Gad

A sharp pointed rod

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Gar

Any slender fish

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Garnish

To sieze by legal authority

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Gelasin

A dimple occuring when you smile

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Gerrymander

To manipulate the boundaries of an electoral constituency to favour a particular party

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Gesticulate

Make lively gestures, moves hands about

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Gripe

To grumble or complain

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Guileless

Sincere, without deception

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Hail

To aclaim, call out

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Halcyon

Ideallicaly happy, peaceful

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Harp

To persist or dwell tediously on a subject

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Hirci

Armpit hair

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Hirsute

Hairy

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Hone

To sharpen, improve, perfect

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Honorary

One for which no salary is paid

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Horde

A large group of people, crowd

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Ignominiously

With disgrace, dishonourably

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Impeccable

such that no fault could be found

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Implore

To ask someone to do or not do something in a very sincere way

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Importune

To plead annoyingly

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Inception

Beginning

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Incessant

Never-stopping in an annoying, unpleasant way

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Inclement

Severe, stormy or cold, merciless

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Incoherent

Hard to understand

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Incorrigible

Incapable of being corrected

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Incumbent

Office holder

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Indefatigable

Tireless

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Indelible

Unable to be forgotten

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Indubitably

Without Question or doubt

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Infatuation

Romantic attachment, attraction

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Ingenuous

Candid, open, without guile

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Innocuous

Harmless

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Inscrutably

Mysteriously, in an incomprehensible way

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Insular

Overly meticulous, sourounded by sea

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Intermittently

Every now and then