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Flashcards in Word List 6 Deck (45):
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Depreciate

Lessen in value

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Inconsistency

State of being self-contradictory; Lack of uniformity or steadiness

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Sophistry

Seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning

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Reminiscence

Recollection

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Meticulous

Excessively careful; Painstaking; Scrupulous

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Collaborate

Work together

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Verbatim

Word for word

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Slothful

Lazy

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Exhilarating

Invigorating and refreshing; Cheering

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Decorum

Propriety; Orderliness and good taste in manners

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Illuminate

Brighten; Clear up or make understandable; Enlighten

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Narcissist

Conceited person; Someone in love with his own image

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Orient

Get one's bearings; Adjust

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Lofty

Very high

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Traumatic

Pertaining to an injury caused by violence

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Forgo

Give up; Do without

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Galvanize

Stimulate by shock; Stir up; Revitalize

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Rend

Split; Tear apart

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Expansive

Outgoing and sociable; Broad and extensive; Able to increase in size

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Gusto

Enjoyment; Enthusiasm

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Enervate

Weaken

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Distinction

Honor; Contrast; Discrimination

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Oligarchy

Government by a privileged few

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Reaper

One who harvests grain

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Yore

Time past

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Narrative

Related to telling a story

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Obdurate

Stubborn

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Salvo

Discharge of firearms; Military salute

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Raze

Destroy completely

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Indiscriminate

Choosing at random; Confused

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Arid

Dry; Barren

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Idolatry

Worship of idols; Excessive admiration

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Monarchy

Government under a single ruler

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Nonentity

Person of no importance; Nonexistence

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Podiatrist

Doctor who treats ailments of hte feet

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Moribund

Dying

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Rehabilitate

Restore to proper condition

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Cacophonous

Discordant; Inhormonious

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Bellicose

Warlike

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Grotesque

Fantastic; Comically hideous

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Srtifice

Deception; Trickery

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Intervene

Come between

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Misapprehension

Error; Misunderstanding

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Bleak

Cold or cheerless; Unlikely to be favorable

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Augury

Omen; Prophecy