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Flashcards in word smart list 78 Deck (16):
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sordid

adj. vile; filthy; squalid

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spawn

v. to bring forth; to produce a large number

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specious

adj. deceptively plausible or attractive

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sporadic

adj. stopping and starting; scattered; occurring in bursts every once in a while

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spurious

adj. false fake

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squalor

n. filth; wrenched; degraded, or repulsive living
conditions

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squander

adj. to waste

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stagnation

n. motionless; inactivity

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static

adj. stationary; not changing or moving

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staunch

adj. firmly committed; firmly in favor of; steadfast

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steadfast

adj. loyal; faithful

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stigmatize

v. to brand with disgrace; to set a mark of disgrace upon

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stipulate

v. to require something as a part of a agreement

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stoic

adj. indifferent(at least outwardly) to pleasure or pain, to joy or grief, to fortune or misfortune

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stratum

n. a layer; a level

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stricture

n. a restriction; a limitation; a negative criticism

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