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Flashcards in Word List 64 Deck (45):
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Anchor

Secure or fasten firmly; Be fixed in place

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Biennial

Every two years

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Innocuous

Harmless

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Egotistical

Excessively self-centered; Self-important; Conceited

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Blare

Loud, harsh roar or screech; Dazzling blaze of light

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Martial

Warlike

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Subtlety

Perceptiveness; Ingenuity; Delicacy

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Festive

Joyous; Celebratory

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Remission

Temporary moderation of disease symptoms; Cancellation of a debt; Forgiveness of pardon

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Rebuke

Scold harshly; Criticize severely

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Hindrance

Block; Obstacle

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Tantrum

Fit of petulance; Caprice

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Aversion

Firm dislike

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Indelible

Not able to be erased

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Degenerate

Become worse; Deteriorate

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Saunter

Stroll slowly

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Affirmation

Positive assertion; Confirmation; Solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath

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Lumber

Move heavily or clumsily

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Jocular

Said or done in jest

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Authenticate

Prove genuine

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Impeach

Charge with crime in office; Indict

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Feasible

Practical

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Hilarity

Boisterous mirth

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Aghast

Horrified

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Affidavit

Written statement made under oath

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Larceny

Theft

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Scoff

Mock; Ridicule

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Upbraid

Severely scold; Reprimand

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Nuance

Shade of difference in meaning or color; Subtle distinction

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Finicky

Too particular; Fussy

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Merger

Combination (of two business corporations)

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Guie

Appearance; Costume

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Prank

Mischievous trick

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Cavil

Make frivolous objections

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Venerable

Deserving high respect

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Sardonic

Disdainful; Sarcastic; Cynical

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Sophomoric

Immature; Half-baked, like a sophomore

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Schism

Division; Split

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Partisan

One-sided; Prejudiced; Committed to party

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Implacable

Incapable of being pacified

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Antidote

Medicine to counteract a poison or disease

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Disingenuous

Lacking genuine candor; Insincere

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Invoke

Call upon; Ask for

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Rider

Amendment or clause added to a legislative bill

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Dissemble

Disguise; Pretend