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Flashcards in Word List 6 A-D Deck (33):
1

abase

to lower, to humble

2

adjunct

something attached to a main body

3

altruism

goodness, selflessness, generosity

4

anterior

placed in front, earlier

5

aperture

opening, hole

6

arcane

mysterious, secret

7

balk

to hesitate suddenly

8

bellicose

warlike in manner

9

berate

to scold, criticize

10

blunderbuss

old-fashioned shotgun

11

browbeat

to intimidate, to bully

12

burnish

to polish, to shine

13

callow

immature, inexperienced

14

catharsis

sudden emotional relief

15

caustic

unkind, bitter, sarcastic

16

charted

planned, plotted, mapped

17

cherubic

angelic, like a baby

18

circuitous

roundabout, not straightforward

19

coerce

to force someone to do something

20

colloquial

informal but common speech

21

congenial

pleasant, friendly

22

contusion

bruise

23

crest

peak, top

24

cupidity

greed

25

debauchery

corruption, physical self-indulgence

26

defector

one who leaves his or her side to join the enemy

27

deprecate

to criticize

28

didactic

intended to teach, preachy

29

dirge

funeral song

30

disbursement

spending

31

disenfranchise

to take away someone's right to vote

32

dither

to be indecisive

33

drudgery

boring work