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Flashcards in Word List 4 Deck (45):
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Intractable

Unruly; Stubborn; Unyielding

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Agility

Nimbleness

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Swathe

Wrap around; Bandage

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Fracas

Brawl; Melee

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Aggressor

Attacker

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Sham

Pretend

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Disparage

Belittle

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Insubordination

Disobedience; Rebelliousness

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Invasive

Tending to spread aggressively; Intrusive

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Filibuster

To block legislation by making long speeches

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Prurient

Having or causing lustful thoughts and desires

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Fathom

Comprehend; Investigate

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Delude

Deceive

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Abash

Embarrass

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Waylay

Ambush; Lie in wait

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Dermatologist

One who studies the skin and its diseases

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Salubrious

Healthful

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Discomposure

Agitation; Loss of poise

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Languor

Lassitude; Depreession

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Machinations

Evil schemes or plots

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Scintillate

Sparkle; Flash

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Resonant

Echoing; Resounding; Deep and full in sound

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Colossal

Huge

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Conundrum

Riddle

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Promontory

Headland

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Squalor

Filth; Degradation; Dirty, neglected state

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Distill

Extract the essence; Purify; Refine

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Predecessor

Former occupant of a post

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Aggregate

Gather; Accumulate

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Memento

Token; Reminder

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Unanimity

Complete agreement

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Traduce

Expose to slander

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Stratify

Divide into classes; Be arranged into strata

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Offensive

Attacking; Insulting; Distasteful

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Ostentatious

Showy; Pretentious; Trying to attract attention

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Gnarled

Twisted

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Figment

Invention; Imaginary thing

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Equestrian

Rider on horseback

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Blasphemy

Irreverence; Sacrilege; Cursing

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Mode

Prevailing style; Manner; Way of doing something

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Shimmer

Glimmer intermittently

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Adapt

Alter; Modify

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Cleave

Split or sever; Cling to; Remain faithful to

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Odyssey

Long, eventful journey

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Palliate

Lessen the violence of (a disease); Alleviate; Moderate intensity; Gloss over with excuses