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Flashcards in Word LIst 44 Deck (45):
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Floe

Mass of floating ice

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Cerebral

Pertaining to the brain or intellect

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Chagrin

Vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride); Disappointment

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Shyster

Lawyer using questionable methods

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Daub

Smear (as with paint)

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Insalubrious

Unwholesome; Not healthful

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Abysmal

Bottomless; Very bad

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Burgeon

Grow forth; Send out buds

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Deadpan

Wooden; Impersonal (esp. when telling jokes as if they were serious)

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Meditation

Reflection; Thought

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Fop

Dandy; Man excessively concerned with his clothes

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Missile

Object to be thrown or projected

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Robust

Vigorous; Strong

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Leaven

Cause to rise or grow lighter; Enliven

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Unravel

Disentangle; Solve

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Multiplicity

State of being numerous

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Cardiologist

Doctor specializing in the heart

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Placate

Pacify; Conciliate

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Abrogate

Abolish

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Myriad

Very large number

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Calculated

Deliberately planned; Likely

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Scale

Climb up; Ascend

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Haggard

Wasted away; Gaunt

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Celebrated

Famous; Well-known

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Unobtrusive

Inconspicuous; Not blatant

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Optimum

Most favorable

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Cadence

Rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); Beat

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Pathetic

Causing sadness, compassion, pity; Touching

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Bluff

Pretense (of strength); Deception; High cliff

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Unimpeachable

Blameless and exemplary

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Gamely

Bravely; With spirit

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Resurge

Rise again; Flow to and fro

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Sycophant

Servile flatterer; Bootlicker

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Deluge

Flood; Rush

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Phlegmatic

Calm; Not easily disturbed

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Affliction

State of distress; Cause of suffering

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Doctrine

Teachings, in general; Particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught

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Immutable

Unchangeable

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Tacit

Understood; Not put into words

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Impromptu

Without previous preparation; Off the cuff; On te spur of the moment

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Obtuse

Blunt; Stupid

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Disperse

Scatter

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Sedentary

Requiring sitting

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Extraneous

Not essential; Superfluous

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Scanty

Meager; Insufficient