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Flashcards in Word List 70 Deck (45):
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Promulgate

Proclaim a doctrine or law; Make known by official publication

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Stagnant

Motionless; Stale; Dull

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Montage

Photographic composition coming elements from different sources

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Amnesty

Pardon

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Apogee

Highest point

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Talon

Claw of bird

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Amity

Friendship

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Defection

Desertion

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Sybarite

Lover of luxury

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Pathos

Tender sorrow; Pity; Quality in art or literature that produces these feelings

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Prevalent

Widespread; Generally accepted

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Beset

Harass or trouble; Hem in

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Tractable

Docile; Easily managed

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Irrelevant

Not applicable; Unrelated

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Codify

Arrange (laws, rules) as a code; Classify

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Sap

Diminish; Undermine

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Epilogue

Short speech at conclusion of dramatic work

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Tanner

Sixpence; Person who turns animal hides into leather

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Conventional

Ordinary; Typical

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Fulcrum

Support on which a lever rests

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Incubate

Hatch; Scheme

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Swagger

Behave arrogantly or pompously; Strut or walk proudly

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Inured

Accustomed; Hardened

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Irrefutable

Indisputable; Incontrovertible; Undeniable

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Archaic

Antiquated

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Parochial

Narrow in outlook; Provincial; Related to parishes

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Drivel

Nonsense; Foolishness

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Sensual

Devoted to the pleasures of the senses; Carnal; Voluptuous

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Ingenious

Clever; Resourceful

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Refrain

Abstain from; Resist

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Satellite

Small body revolving around a larger one

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Foil

Contrast

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Defoliate

Destroy leaves

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Haphazard

Random; By chance

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Negate

Cancel out; Nullify; Deny

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Aberrant

Abnormal or deviant

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Secession

Withdrawal

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Browbeat

Bully; Intimidate

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Plumb

Checking perpendicularity; Vertical

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Cavalcade

Procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; Parade

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Grievance

Cause of complaint

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Commensurate

Equal in extent

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Audacious

Daring; Bold

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Interloper

Intruder; Unwanted meddler

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Posterity

Descendants; Future generations