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Flashcards in Word List 72 Deck (45):
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Perennial

Something that is continuing or recurrent

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Reparable

Capable of being repaired

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Rally

Call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.)

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Unearth

Dig up

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Retort

Quick sharp reply

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Agrarian

Pertaining to land or its cultivation

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Adulation

Flattery; Admiration

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Codicil

Supplement to the body of will

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Ethereal

Light; Heavenly; Unusually refined

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Dissent

Disagree

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Deliberate

Consider; Ponder

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Imply

Suggest a meaning not expressed; Signify

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Saccharine

Cloyingly sweet

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Haggle

Argue about prices

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Plagiarism

Theft of another's ideas or writings passed off as original

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Cataclysm

Upheaval; Deluge

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Waft

Moved gently by winds or waves

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Hypercritical

Excessively exacting

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Bevy

Large group or collection, esp. of girls or women

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Wince

Shrink back; Flinch

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Tawdry

Cheap and gaudy

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Adherent

Supporter; Follower

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Foliage

Masses of leaves

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Scurvy

Despicable; Contemptible

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Novelty

Something new; Newness

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Advocate

Urge; Plead for

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Illusion

Misleading vision

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Pathological

Relating to the study of disease; Diseased or markedly abnormal

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Arduous

Hard; Strenuous

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Humane

Marked by kindness or consideration

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Antiquated

Old-fashioned; Obsolete

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Sagacious

Perceptive; Shrewd; Having insight

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Seclusion

Isolation; Solitude

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Reputable

Respectable

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Berserk

Frenzied

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Pliant

Flexible; Easily influenced

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Sibling

Brother or sister

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Undulating

Moving with a wavelike motion

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Dissimulate

Pretend; Conceal by feigning

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Overwrought

Extremely agitated; Hysterical

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Treacly

Sticky sweet; Cloying sentimental

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Glacial

Like a glacier; Extremely cold

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Bemused

Confused; Lost in thought; Preoccupied

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Abrade

Wear away by friction; Scrape; Erode

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Stricture

Restriction; Adverse criticism