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Flashcards in Word List 63 Deck (45):
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Analgesic

Causing insensitivity to pain

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Monetary

Pertaining to money

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Menagerie

Collection of wild animals

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Glimmer

Shine erratically; Twinkle

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Empathy

Ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.

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Submissive

Yielding; Timid

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Dross

Waste matter; Worthless impurities

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Disinclination

Unwillingness

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Bowdlerize

Expurgate

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Pejorative

Negative in connotation; Having a belittling effect

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Cadaverous

Like a corpse; Pale

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Spasmodic

Fitful; periodic

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Genealogy

Record of descent; Lineage

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Pragmatist

Practical person

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Titular

Nominal holding of title without obligations

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Hoard

Stockpile; Accumulate for future use

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Bastion

Fortress; Defense

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Minuscule

Extremely small

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Vindictive

Out for revenge; Malicious

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Obnoxious

Offensive

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Servitude

Slavery; Compulsory labor

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Maudlin

Effusively sentimental

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Outlandish

Bizarre; Peculiar; Unconventional

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Stellar

Pertaining to the stars

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Brandish

Wave around; Flourish

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Momentum

Quantity of motion of a moving body; Impetus

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Marked

Noticeable or pronounced; Targeted for vengeance

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Fitful

Spasmodic; Intermittent

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Turgid

Swollen; Distended

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Ovation

Enthusiastic applause

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Pragmatic

Practical (as opposed to idealistic); Concerned with the practical worth or impact of something

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Broach

Introduce; Open up

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Devoid

Lacking

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Forsake

Desert; Abandon; Renounce

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Worldly

Engrossed in matters of this earth; Not spiritual

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Smelt

Melt or blend ores, changing their chemical composition

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Tryst

Meeting

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Assail

Assault

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Seismic

Pertaining to earthquakes

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Dislodge

Remove (forcibly)

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Attest

Testify, bear witness

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Propensity

Natural inclination

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Tremulous

Trembling; Wavering

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Hulking

Massive; Bulky; Great in size

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Skinflint

Stingy person; Miser