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Flashcards in Word List 47 Deck (45):
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Infuriate

Enrage; Anger

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Profound

Deep; Not superficial; Complete

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Irremediable

Incurable; Uncorrectable

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Muse

Ponder

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Irascible

Irritable; Easily angered

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Pseudonym

Pen name

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Prompt

Cause; Provoke; Provide a cue for an actor

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Celerity

Speed; Rapidity

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Flamboyant

Ornate

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Nomenclature

Terminology; System of names

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Renown

Fame

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Carping

Finding fault

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Fluctuate

Waver; Shift

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Bristling

Rising like bristles; Showing irritation

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Pyromaniac

Person with an insane desire to set things on fire

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Desultory

Aimless; Haphazard; Digressing at random

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Optional

Not obligatory; Left to one's choice

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Rabid

Like a fanatic; Furious

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Precocious

Advanced in development

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Ruffian

Bully; Scoundrel

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Jovial

Good-natured; Merry

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Fiasco

Total failure

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Clandestine

Secret

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Lithe

Flexible; Supple

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Moodiness

Fits of depression of gloom

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Feign

Pretend

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Grate

Make a harsh noise; Have an unpleasant effect; Shred

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Avuncular

Like an uncle

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Portent

In; Omen; Forewarning

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Atavism

Reversion to an earlier type; Throwback

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Bedizen

Dress with vulgar finery

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Rile

Vex; Irritate; Muddy

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Physiological

Pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms

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Porous

Full or pores; like a sieve

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Assurance

Promise or pledge; Certainty; Self-confidence

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Discrete

Separate; Unconnected

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Episodic

Loosely connected; Divided into incidents

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Disquiet

Make uneasy or anxious

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Arroyo

Brook, creek, stream; A water-carved gully

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Kaleidoscope

Tube in which patterns are made by the reflection in mirrors of colored pieces of glass, etc.

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Avalanche

Great mass of falling snow and ice

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Pique

Irritation; Resentment

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Fanfare

Call by bugles or trumpets

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Succumb

Yield; Give in; Die

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Delectable

Delightful; Delicious