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Flashcards in Word List 67 Deck (45):
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Gloat

Express evil satisfaction; View malevolently

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Annuity

Yearly allowance

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Forestall

Prevent by taking action in advance

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Exuberance

Overflowing abundance; Joyful enthusiasm; Flamboyance

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Tenacious

Holding fast

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Render

Deliver; Provide; Represent

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Protrude

Stick out

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Pastoral

Rural

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Parry

Ward off a blow; Deflect

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Douse

Plunge into water; Drench; Extinguish

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Rhetorical

Pertaining to effective communication; Insincere in language

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Acrophobia

Fear of heights

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Mutinous

Unruly; Rebellious

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Coalition

Partnership; League; Union

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Pachyderm

Thick-skinned animal

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Grovel

Crawl or creep on ground; Remain prostrate

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Decelerate

Slow down

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Clairvoyant

Having foresight; Fortuneteller

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Allocate

Assign

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Impenitent

Not repentant

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Disputatious

Argumentative; Fond of arguing

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Proletarian

Member of working class; Blue collar person

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Supersede

Cause to be set aside; Replace; Make obsolete

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Strident

Loud and harsh; Insistent

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Receptive

Quick or willing to receive ideas, suggestions

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Peccadillo

Slight offense

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Complement

Complete; Consummate; Make perfect

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Impunity

Freedom from punishment or harm

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Poseur

Person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant

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Malevolent

Wishing evil

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Vanguard

Forerunners; Advance forces

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Benign

Kindly; Favorable; Not malignant

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Epitaph

Inscription in memory of a dead person

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Elusive

Evasive; Baffling; Hard to rasp

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Tribute

Tax levied by a ruler; Mark of respect

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Veneer

Thin layer; Cover

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Slur

Insult to one's character or reputation; Slander

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Addle

Muddle; Drive crazy; Become rotten

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Maul

Handle roughly

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Subservient

Behaving like a slave; Servile; Obsequious

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Lament

Grieve; Express sorrow

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Slur

Speak indistinctly; mumble

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Diverge

Vary; Go in different directions from the same point

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Anthropocentric

Regarding human beings as the center of the universe

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Invigorate

Energize; Stimulate