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Flashcards in Word List 61 Deck (45):
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Formality

Ceremonious quality; Something done just for form's sake

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Thematic

Relating to a unifying motif or idea

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Adversary

Opponent

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Bedraggle

Wet thoroughly; Stain with mud

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Rankle

Irritate; Fester

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Mnemonic

Pertaining to memory

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Spradic

Occurring irregularly

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Benevolent

Generous; Charitable

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Corrosive

Eating away by chemicals or disease

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Heinous

Atrocious; Hatefully bad

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Compliant

Yielding

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Astigmatism

Eye defect that prevents proper focus

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Liniment

Ointment; Lotion; Salve

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Servile

Slavish; Cringing

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Captivate

Charm or enthrall

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Brusque

Blunt; Abrupt

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Colander

Utensil with perforated bottom used for straining

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Gentry

People of standing; Class of people just below nobility

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Fervor

Glowing ardor; Intensity of feeling

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Prey

Target of a hunt; Victim

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Languish

Lose animation; Lose strength

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Alienate

Make hostile; Separate

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Precedent

Something preceding in time that may be used as an authority or guide for future action

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Rant

Rave; Talk excitedly; Scold; Make a grandiloquent speech

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Piecemeal

One piece at a time; Gradually

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Quadruped

Four-footed animal

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Expenditure

Payment or expense; Output

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Sage

Person celebrated for wisdom

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Repertoire

List of works of music, drama, etc. a performer is ready to perform

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Rout

Stampede; Drive out

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Accolade

Award of merit

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Velocity

Speed

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Oust

Expel; Drive out

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Asteroid

Small planet

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Misrepresent

Give a false or incorrect impression, often deliberately; Serve unsatisfactorily as a representative

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Panache

Flair; Flamboyance

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Allege

State without proof

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Entitlement

Right to claim something; Right to benefits

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Quintessence

Purest and highest embodiment

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Rail

Scold; Rant

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Bolt

Door bar; Fastening pin or screw; Length of fabric

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Adorn

Decorate

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Prod

Poke; Stir up; Urge

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Uncanny

Strange; Mysterious

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Zenith

Point directly overhead in the sky; Summit