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Flashcards in Word List 57 Deck (45):
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Shear

Cut or clip (hair, fleece); Strip of something

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Preen

Make oneself tidy in appearance; Feel self-satisfaction

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Scuffle

Struggle confusedly; Move off in a confused hurry

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Culvert

Artificial channel for water

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Hermitage

Home of a hermit

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Atrophy

Waste away

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Suffragist

Advocate of voting rights (for women)

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Muster

Gather; Assemble

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Raiment

Clothing

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Disenfranchise

Deprive of a civil right

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Inadvertently

Unintentionally; By oversight; Carelessly

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Rmification

Branching out; Subdivision

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Ichhyology

Study o fish

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Titter

Nervous laugh

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Mortify

Humiliate; Punish the flush

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Intimate

Hint; Suggest

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Affinity

Kinship

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Aplomb

Poise; Assurance

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Inkling

Hint

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Obese

Fat

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Inflated

Exaggerated; Pompous; Enlarged (with air or gas)

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Perpetrate

Commit an offense

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Rousing

Lively; Stirring

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Opportune

Timely; Well-chosen

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Pediatrician

Expert in children's diseases

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Increment

Increase

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Dutiful

Respectful; Obedient

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Disparity

Difference; Condition of inequality

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Duration

Length of time something lasts

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Stymie

Present an obstacle; Stump

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Dehydrate

Remove water from; Dry out

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Cosmopolitan

Sophisticated

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Dissolution

Breaking of a union; Decay; Termination

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Myopic

Nearsighted; Lacking foresight

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Subjugate

Conquer; Bring under control

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Mote

Small speck

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Prelate

Church dignitary

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Defeatist

Attitude of one who is ready to accept defeat as a natural outcome

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Chary

Cautious; Sparing or restrained about giving

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Grueling

Exhausting

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Proxy

Authorized agent

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Swelter

Be oppressed by heat

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Acerbity

Bitterness of speech and temper

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Euphemism

Mild expression in place of an unpleasant one

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Badger

Pester; Annoy