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Flashcards in Word List 40 Deck (45):
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Abase

Lower; Humiliate

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Dogmatic

Opinionated; Arbitrary; Doctrinal

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Contusion

Bruise

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Slither

Slip or slide

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Mandate

Order; Charge

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Rectify

Set right; Correct

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Denounce

Condemn; Criticize

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Responsiveness

State of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.

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Detrimental

Harmful; Damaging

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Atheistic

Denying the existence of God

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Mores

Conventions; Moral standards; Customs

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Shroud

Hide from view; Wrap or burial

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Mushroom

Expand or grow rapidly

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Unequivocal

Plain; Obvious; Unmistakable

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Material

Made of physical matter; Unspiritual; Important; Relevant, pertinent

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Subside

Settle down; Descend; Grow quiet

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Entomology

Study of insects

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Chisel

Wedge-like tool for cutting; To cut or shape with a chisel

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Disdain

View with scorn or contempt; A feeling of contempt and aversion

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Prone

Inclined to; Prostrate

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Generality

Vague statement

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Patriarch

Father and ruler of a family or tribe

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Depict

Portray

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Epoch

Period of time

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Verbalize

Put into words

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Protract

Prolong

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Fecundity

Fertility; Fruitfulness

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Ineffable

Unutterable; Cannot be expressed in speech

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Flout

Reject; Mock

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Kinetic

Producing motion

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Muted

Silent; Muffled; Toned down

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Conciliatory

Reconciling; Soothing

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Demoniac

Fiendish

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Luxuriant

Abundant; Rich and splendid; Fertile

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Converse

Engage in conversation; Opposite

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Agent

Means or instrument; Personal representative; Person acting in an official capacity

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Ramify

Divide into branches or subdivision

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Offhand

Casual; Done without prior thought

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Obstreperous

(of children) Boisterous; Noisy

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Accede

Agree

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Scruple

Fret about; Hesitate, for ethical reasons

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Rigorous

Severe; Harsh; demanding; Exact

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Discourse

Formal discussion; Conversation; Talk in a continuous or formal manner

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Adulterate

Make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances

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Preeminent

Outstanding; Superior