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Flashcards in Word List 49 Deck (45):
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Aristocracy

Hereditary nobility; Privileged class

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Bountiful

Abundant; Graciously generous

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Chronic

Long established as a disease

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Surveillance

Watching; Guarding

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Reconcile

Correct inconsistencies; Become friendly after a quarrel

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Rendition

Translation; Artistic interpretation of a song

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Assuage

Ease or lessen (pain); Satisfy (hunger); Soothe (anger)

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Peremptory

Demanding and leaving no choice

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Marital

Pertaining to marriage

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Exult

Rejoice

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Summation

Act of finding the total; Summary

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Phylum

Major class of plants; Primary branch of animal kingdom; Division

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Indignity

Offensive or insulting treatment

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Loom

Appear to take shape (usually in an enlarged or distorted form)

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Supplicate

Petition humbly; Pray to grant a favor

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Asinine

Stupid

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Rapport

Emotional closeness; Harmony

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Mosaic

Picture made of colorful small inlaid tiles

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Felon

Person convicted of a grave crime

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Garner

Gather; Store up

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Orator

Public speaker

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Balk

Foil or thwart; Stop short; Refuse to go on

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Copious

Plentiful

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Determination

Resolve; Measurement or calculation; Decision

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Explicate

Explain; Interpret; Clarify

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Repository

Storehouse

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Demise

Death

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Discursive

Digressing; Rambling

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Motley

Multi-colored; Mixed

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Spurious

False; Counterfeit; Forged; Illogical

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Fugitive

Fleeting or transitory; Roving

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Artifact

Object made by human beings, either handmade or mass-produced

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Mercurial

Capricious; Changing; Fickle

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Amorphous

Formless; Lacking shape or definition

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Gape

Open widely; Stare open-mouthed

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Obstinate

Stubborn; Hard to control or treat

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Authoritative

Having the weight of authority; Peremptory and dictatorial

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Alcove

Nook; Small, recessed section of a room

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Spatial

Relating to space

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Civil

Having to do with citizens or the state; Courteous and polite

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Jollity

Gaiety; Cheerfulness

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Impoverished

Poor

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Gait

Manner of walking or running; Speed

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Intimacy

Closeness, often affectionate; Privacy; Familiarity

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Subsidiary

Subordinate; Secondary