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Flashcards in Word List 58 Deck (45):
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Stoke

Stir up a fire; Feed plentifully

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Expiate

Make amends for (a sin)

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Jaded

Fatigued; Surfeited

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Barricade

Hastily put together defensive barrier; Obstacle

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Purse

Pucker; Contract into wrinkles

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Encumber

Burden

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Repress

Restrain; Crush; Oppress

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Browse

Graze; Skim or glance at casually

9

Buttress

Support; Prop up

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Economy

Efficiency or conciseness in using something

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Permeate

Pass through; Spread

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Felicitous

Apt; Suitable expressed; Well chosen

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Suborn

Persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury

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Demeanor

Behavior; Bearing

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Throes

Violent anguish

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Unwieldy

Awkward; Cumbersome; Unmanageable

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Deign

Condescend; Stop

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Innuendo

Hint; Insinuation

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Ruddy

Reddish; Healthy-looking

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Malediction

Curse

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Suavity

Smooth and gracious in manner

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Recuperate

Recover

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Reverent

Respectfully; Worshipful

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Infusion

Act of introducing or instilling a quality; Liquid solution

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Panoramic

Related to an unobstructed and comprehensive view

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Retrograde

Go backwards; Degenerate

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Martyr

One who voluntarily suffers death for his or her religion or cause; Great sufferer

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Ornate

Excessively or elaborately decorated

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Mammoth

Gigantic; Enormous

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Bent

Determined; Natural talent or inclination

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Elucidate

Explain; Enlighten

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Impugn

Dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); Challenge; Gainsay

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Elaboration

Addition of details; Intricacy

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Diurnal

Daily

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Distant

Reserved or aloof; Cold in manner

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Upshot

Outcome

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Studied

Not spontaneous; Deliberate; Thoughtful

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Mimicry

Imitation

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Pretentious

Ostentatious; Pompous; Making unjustified claims; Overly ambitious

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Auspicious

Favoring success

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Gratify

Please

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Expletive

Interjection; Profane oath

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Incarnation

Act of assuming a human body and human nature

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Eddy

Swirling current of water, air, etc.

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Extradition

Surrender of prisoner by one state to another