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Flashcards in Word List 65 Deck (45):
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Mutability

Ability to change in form; Fickleness

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Timorous

Fearful; Demonstrating fear

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Amend

Correct; Change, generally for the better

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Drone

Talk dully; Buzz or murmur like a bee

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Anguish

Acute pain; Extreme suffering

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Enumerate

List; Mention one by one

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Revert

Relapse; Backslide; Turn back to

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Sanctimonious

Displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness

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Pristine

Characteristic of earlier times; Primitive; Unspoiled

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Shirk

Avoid (responsibility, work, etc.)

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Wean

Accustom a bay to not nurse; Give up a cherished activity

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Lewd

Lustful

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Nauseate

Cause to become sick; Fill with disgust

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Plenitude

Abundance; Completeness

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Infirmity

Weakness

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Incorporate

Introduce something into a larger whole; Combine; Unite

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Imperceptible

Unnoticeable; Undetectable

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Bestial

Beastlike; Brutal

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Invective

Abuse

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Annihilate

Destroy

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Perjury

False testimony while under oath

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Anonymous

Having no name

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Convoluted

Coiled around; Involved; Intricate

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Sanction

Approve; Ratify

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Appall

Dismay; Shock

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Acetic

Vinegary

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Nip

Stop something's growth or development; Snip off; Bite; Make numb with cold

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Shrewd

Clever; Astute

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Gaffe

Social blunder

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Austere

Forbiddingly stern; Severely simple and unornamented

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Profusion

Overabundance; Lavish expenditure; Excess

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Beatific

Giving bliss; Blissful

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Sanctuary

Refuge; Shelter; Shrine; Holy place

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Brawn

Muscular strength; Sturdiness

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Litigation

Lawsuit

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Venial

Forgivable; Trivial

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Paradigm

Model; Example; Pattern

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Ambivalence

The state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes

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Yen

Longing; Urge

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Permeable

Penetrable; Porous; Allowing liquids or gas to pass through

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Incompatible

Inharmonious

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Apex

Tip; Summit; Climax

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Centrifugal

Radiating; Departing from the center

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Baffle

Frustrate; Perplex

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Spat

Squabble; Minor dispute