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Flashcards in Word List 62 Deck (45):
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Fraudulent

Cheating; Deceitful

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Roster

List

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Nadir

Lowest point

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Denizen

Inhabitant or resident; Regular visitor

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Static

Unchanging; Lacking development

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Acumen

Mental keenness

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Eschew

Avoid

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Sodden

Soaked; Dull, as if from drink

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Aquatic

Pertaining to water

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Abrasive

Rubbing away; Tending to grind down

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Lavish

Liberal; Wasteful

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Sinewy

Tough; Strong and firm

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Comparable

Similar

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Axiom

Self-evident truth requiring no proof

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Concession

An act of yielding

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Jeopardize

Endanger; Imperil; Put at risk

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Musky

Having the odor of musk

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Apprehend

Arrest (a criminal); Dread; Perceive

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Promiscuous

Mixed indiscriminately; Haphazard; Irregular, particularly sexually

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Perdition

Damnation; Complete ruin

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Generic

Characteristic of an entire class or species

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Mollify

Soothe

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Ostensible

Apparent; Professed; Pretended

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Anecdote

Short account of an amusing or interesting event

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Remediable

Reparable

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Enterprising

Full of initiative

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Improvise

Compose on the spur of the moment

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Revulsion

Sudden violent change of feeling; Reaction

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Intemperate

Immoderate; Excessive; Extreme

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Hibernal

Wintry

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Reparation

Amends; Compensation

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Gory

Bloody

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Grouse

Complain; Fuss

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Scamp

Rascal

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Expurgate

Clean; Remove offensive parts of a book

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Gruel

Liquid food made by boiling oatmeal, etc.

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Atlas

A bound volume of maps, charts, or tables

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Incur

Bring upon oneself

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Purveyor

Furnisher of foodstuffs; Caterer

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Arraign

Charge in court; Indict

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Braggart

Boaster

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Attentive

Alert and watchful; Considerate; Thoughtful

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Deride

Ridicule; Make fun of

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Stanch

Check flow of blood

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Percussion

Striking one object against another sharply