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Flashcards in Word List 9 Deck (60):
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bane

troublesome influence

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irascible

easily angered

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perpetuated

caused to continue

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rancor

resentment; animosity; bad feeling

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voluble

talkative

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bard

poet

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edifice

building; structure; construction

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germane

relevant

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ire

anger

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munificent

generous, charitable

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perpetuity

eternity

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bastion

fortress, stronghold

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conflagration

big fire

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efface

wipe out; remove all trace of

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germinal

just growing; not developed; immature

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mutinous

very rebellious

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ratify

approve, consent

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subpoena

summons to court

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voracious

ravenous

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confound

confuse

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effigy

a model of a person

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perspicacious

insightful; sharp; wise

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effusive

gushing; demonstrative

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navigable

suitable for sailing

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perspicacity

insight

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raze

destroy, demolish

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subterfuge

a trick

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wane

grow less

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beguile

mislead; lure

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congenital

present from birth

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egalitarianism

belief in equality

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irreproachable

perfect

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nebulous

vague

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pertinent

relevant

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belabor

explain in unnecessary detail

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egregious

outstandingly, obviously bad

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grate

to annoy or aggravate

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nefarious

wicked; immoral

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peruse

read carefully

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subversive

rebellious; revolutionary

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wax

to increase

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beleaguer

besiege; attack

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consecrate

dedicate

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egress

exit

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itinerant

nomadic; wandering from place to place

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pervasive

spreading everywhere

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recapitulate

summarize

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waylay

accost; stop; approach; hinder

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belie

contradict

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gratuitous

unwarranted

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jaded

tired; bored; worn out

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petrify

terrify; turn to stone

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suffragist

someone who campaigns for voting rights

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elucidate

make clear

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gravity

seriousness

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neologism

newly coined word

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petulant

sulky; peevish

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recluse

someone who cuts himself off from life

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supercilious

proud and haughty

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whelp

young dog