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Flashcards in Word List C Deck (20):
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Derelict

(adj) abandoned; negligent / (n) a wandering social misfit

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Digest

(v) to dissolve food in the stomach / (v) to analyze information / (n) a summary

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Diner

a restaurant, one who eats

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Discouragement

making someone less willing to do something

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Doctrinaire

stubbornly following an impractical theory

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Donor

one who gives or contributes to something

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Eavesdrop

to overhear sneakily

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Elitist

believing that certain people are superior to others, a snobbish person

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Emigrate

to leave a country

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Encounter

to come upon, to attack, meeting

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Encroach

to intrude

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Envy

jealousy, to crave another's possessions

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Ethical

morally correct

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Exclusively

solely; selectively

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Exhaust

to use up

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Exhileration

intense thrill

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Exorbitant

excessive; wasteful

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Exploit

(v) take advantage of, (n) an acomplishment

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Exterior

the outside

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Exuerance

enthusiasm