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Flashcards in Word List 51 Deck (45):
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Luminary

Celebrity; Dignitary

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Tensile

Capable of being stretched

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Begrudge

Resent

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Gale

Windstorm; Gust of wind; Emotional outburst (laughter, tears)

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Ablution

Washing

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Frigid

Intensely cold

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Paucity

Scarcity

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Agitate

Stir up; Disturb

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Asunder

Into parts; Apart

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Catastrophe

Calamity; Disaster

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Gustatory

Affecting the sense of taste

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Aperture

Opening; Hole

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Encompass

Surround

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Rubble

Broken fragments

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Impending

Nearing; Approaching

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Maelstrom

Whirlpool

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Alacrity

Cheerful promptness

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Forum

Place of assembly to discuss public concerns; Meeting for discussion

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Compound

Combine; Constitute; Pay interest;Increase

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Mercenary

Interested in money or gain

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Alias

An assumed name

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Rejuvenate

Make young again

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Morbid

Given to unwholesome thought; moody; Characteristic of disease

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Abate

Subside; Decrease, lessen

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Lurk

Stealthily lie in waiting; Slink; Exist unperceived

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Callous

Hardened; Unfeeling

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Lucid

Easily understood; Clear; Intelligible

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Eerie

Weird

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Brevity

Conciseness

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Accrue

Come about by addition

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Immune

Resistant to; Free or exempt from

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Itinerant

Wandering; Traveling

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Clout

Great influence (especially political or social)

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Embark

Commence; Go on board a boat or airplane; Begin a journey

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Supple

Flexible; Pliant

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Anomaly

Irregularity

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Buxom

Plump; Vigorous; Jolly

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Sedulous

Diligent; Hardworking

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Cache

Hiding place

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Galaxy

Large, isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; Any collection of brilliant personalities

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Irreverence

Lack of proper respect

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Stultify

Cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; Frustrate or hinder

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Venal

Capable of being bribed

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Precipice

Cliff; Dangerous position

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Beam

Ray of light; Long piece of metal or wood; Course of a radio signal; Smile radiantly