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Flashcards in Word List 56 Deck (45):
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Formidable

Menacing; Threatening

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Fractious

Unruly; Disobedient; Irritable

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Thespian

Pertaining to drama

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Allegiance

Loyalty

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Dolt

Stupid person

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Prerogative

Privilege; Unquestionable right

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Maternal

Motherly

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Multifaceted

Having many aspects

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Chimerical

Fantastically improbable; Highly unrealistic; Imaginative

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Audit

Examination of accounts

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Projectile

Missile

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Transient

Momentary; Temporary; Staying for a short time

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Shard

Fragment, generally of pottery

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Fluster

Confuse

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Disinter

Dig up; Unearth

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Proselytize

Convert to a religion or belief

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Figurative

Not literal, but metaphorical; Using a figure of speech

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Mirth

Merriment; Laughter

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Untenable

Indefensible; Not able to be maintained

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Carnal

Fleshly

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Flippant

Lacking proper seriousness

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Superfluous

Unnecessary; Excessive; Overabundant

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Eclipse

Darken; Extinguish; Surpass

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Prolixity

Tedious wordiness; Verbosity

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Pendant

Ornament (hanging from a necklace, etc.)

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Tortuous

Winding; Full of curves

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Capitulate

Surrender

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Revelry

Boisterous merrymaking

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Ancillary

Serving as an aid or accessory; Auxiliary

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Chaotic

In utter disorder

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Invalidate

Weaken; Destroy

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Bohemian

Unconventional (in an artistic way)

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Ample

Abundant

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Preternatural

Beyond what is normal in nature

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Propellants

Substances that propel or drive forward

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Unscathed

Unharmed

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Turpitude

Depravity; Extreme corruption or wickedness

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Foolhardy

Rash

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Mishap

Accident

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Inhibit

Restrain; Retard or prevent

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Talisman

Charm to bring good luck and avert misfortune

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Catalyst

Agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged

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Acquiesce

Assent; Agree without protesting

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Discord

Conflict; Lack of harmony

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Compute

Reckon; Calculate