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Flashcards in Word List 5 Deck (45):
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Mammal

A vertebrate animal whose female suckles its young

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Imperturbable

Clam; Placid; Composed

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Tightwad

Excessively frugal person; Miser

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Eclectic

Composed of elements drawn from disparate sources

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Archaeology

Study of artifacts and relics of early mankind

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Exasperate

Vex

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Deplore

Regret; Disapprove of

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Lethal

Deadly

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Divergent

Differing; Deviating

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Debauch

Corrupt; Seduce from virtue

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Affluence

Abundance; Wealth

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Beleaguer

Besiege or attack; Harass

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Notable

Conspicuous; Important; Distinguished

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Pulchritude

Beauty; Comeliness

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Terminology

Terms used in a science or art

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Belated

Delayed

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Abominable

Detestable; Extremely unpleasant; Very bad

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Faction

Party; Clique; Dissension

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Fourish

Grow well; Prosper; Decorate with ornaments

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Endemic

Prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country

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Venom

Poison; Hatred

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Rostrum

Platform for speech-making; Pulpit

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Rift

Opening; Break

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Squander

Waste

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Relic

Surviving remnant; Memento

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Avocation

Secondary or minor occupation

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Fundamental

Basic; Primary; Essential

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Debonair

Friendly; Aiming to please

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Pinnacle

Peak

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Metropolis

Large city

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Archetype

Prototype; Primitive pattern

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Residue

Remainder; Balance

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Autonomous

Self-governing

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Articulate

Effective; Distinct

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Gibberish

Nonsense; Babbling

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Liberator

One who sets free

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Eulogy

Expression of praise; often on the occasion of someone's death

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Domineer

Rule over tyrannically

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Ebullietn

Showing excitement; Overflowing with enthusiasm

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Frolicsome

Prankish; Gay

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Remunerative

Compensating; Rewarding

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Vitriolic

Corrosive; Sarcastic

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Livid

Lead-colored; Balck and blue; Enraged

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Versatile

Having many talents; Capable of working in many fields

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Neutral

Impartial; Not supporting one side over another