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Flashcards in Wordlist 7 Deck (200):
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Archetype

Classic example of

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Clemency

Mercy

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Disinterested

Unbiased

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Flout

Defy; reject

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Ingénue

Naive, unsophisticated

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Mendacious

Given to lying/a liar

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Paucity

Shortage

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Protean

Changeable

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Sophomoric

Juvenile; immature

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Venal

Corrupt; can be bribes

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Archives

Collections of old records; place of storage of old documents

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Cliché

Overused expression; someone unoriginal

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Disparage

Criticize; belittle

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Flustered

Worked-up; not calm

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Ingrate

Ungrateful person

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Mercenaryi

Concerned only with money

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Peccadillo

Minor weakness; trivial offence

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Protégé

Person under protection of, or guided by another

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Soporific

Inducing sleep

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Veneer

Surface coating

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Articulate

Clear; lucid; eloquent

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Clientele

Custmers

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Disparity

An inequality

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Fly-by-night

Unreliable; disreputable

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Inimical

Hostile

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Mercurial

Volatile; changeable

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Pedant

Person who insists on strict adherence to rules or narrow learning

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Protocol

Procedure; code of behavior

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Sparse

Spare; bare; meager

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Venerate

Revere; worship

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Artifice

Deception; trickery

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Coalesce

Come together; merge

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Dispassionate

Neutral; objective

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Forensic

Concerned with argument or debate (esp. For legal evidence)

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Innate

Inherited; inborn

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Merge

Come together

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Pedestrian

Common; mundane; banal

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Provincial

Unsophisticated; narrow-minded

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Specious

False

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Genial

Minor; unimportant

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Artisan

Craftsman

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Coddle

Pamper; fuss over; indulge

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Disseminating

Circulating; broadcasting; spreading (information)

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Fortitude

Bravery

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Innocuous

Harmless; inoffensive

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Metaphorically

Symbolically; figuratively

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Peerless

Without equal

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Prudent

Cautious; wise

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Speckled

Spotted; freckled; dotted

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Veracity

Truthfulness

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Ascetic

Without luxuries; severely simple

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Coercion

Force

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Diurnal

Active in daytime

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Fortuitous

Happening by chance

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Innovate

Create; introduce something new

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Meticulous

Very careful; painstaking

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Pejorative

Derogatory

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Puerile

Childish

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Sporadic

Not continuous; intermittent

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Verbose

Talkative; long-winded; rambling

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Assiduous

Thorough; diligent

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Cogent

Lucid; well argued

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Divert

1. Entertain 2. Distract 3. Cause a detour

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Fractious

Irritable; difficult to control

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Inscrutable

Mysterious; impenetrable

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Mettle

Courage; bravery; valor

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Pellucid

Transparently clear

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Punctilious

Paying attention to small details

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Spurious

False

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Verbosity

Using too many words

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Assuage

To calm

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Cogitators

Think over something; ponder

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Docile

Gentle and easily lead

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Fraudulent

Fake; false

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Insentient

Unfeeling

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Milieu

Environment

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Pensive

In a thoughtful mood; thinking deeply

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Purloin

To steal

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Stagnant

Still; not moving

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Vertigo

Dizziness

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Astute

Perceptive; sharp-witted

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Collage

Picture made from fragments of other pictures

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Dogmatic

Having stubbornly held opinions

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Frivolous

Not serious

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Insipid

Dull; bland; boring

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Mire

Swamp; muddy ground

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Penury

Poverty

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Pusillanimous

Cowardly

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Staid

Dull; sober; serious

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Vestigial

Not developed

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Asylum

Place of refuge or safety

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Collate

Arrange in order

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Dolt

Stupid person

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Frugal

Economical; not wasting anything

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Instigate

To start; provoke

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Misanthrope

Hater of the rest of mankind

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Perceptive

Observant

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Pyromania

Compulsion to start fires

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Stanza

Section of a poem

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Vignette

Small sketch

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Classic example of

Archetype

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Mercy

Clemency

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Unbiased

Disinterested

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Defy; reject

Flout

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Naive, unsophisticated

Ingénue

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Given to lying/a liar

Mendacious

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Shortage

Paucity

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Changeable

Protean

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Juvenile; immature

Sophomoric

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Corrupt; can be bribes

Venal

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Collections of old records; place of storage of old documents

Archives

112

Overused expression; someone unoriginal

Cliché

113

Criticize; belittle

Disparage

114

Worked-up; not calm

Flustered

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Ungrateful person

Ingrate

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Concerned only with money

Mercenaryi

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Minor weakness; trivial offence

Peccadillo

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Person under protection of, or guided by another

Protégé

119

Inducing sleep

Soporific

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Surface coating

Veneer

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Clear; lucid; eloquent

Articulate

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Custmers

Clientele

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An inequality

Disparity

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Unreliable; disreputable

Fly-by-night

125

Hostile

Inimical

126

Volatile; changeable

Mercurial

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Person who insists on strict adherence to rules or narrow learning

Pedant

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Procedure; code of behavior

Protocol

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Spare; bare; meager

Sparse

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Revere; worship

Venerate

131

Deception; trickery

Artifice

132

Come together; merge

Coalesce

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Neutral; objective

Dispassionate

134

Concerned with argument or debate (esp. For legal evidence)

Forensic

135

Inherited; inborn

Innate

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Come together

Merge

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Common; mundane; banal

Pedestrian

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Unsophisticated; narrow-minded

Provincial

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False

Specious

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Minor; unimportant

Genial

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Craftsman

Artisan

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Pamper; fuss over; indulge

Coddle

143

Circulating; broadcasting; spreading (information)

Disseminating

144

Bravery

Fortitude

145

Harmless; inoffensive

Innocuous

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Symbolically; figuratively

Metaphorically

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Without equal

Peerless

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Cautious; wise

Prudent

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Spotted; freckled; dotted

Speckled

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Truthfulness

Veracity

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Without luxuries; severely simple

Ascetic

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Force

Coercion

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Active in daytime

Diurnal

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Happening by chance

Fortuitous

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Create; introduce something new

Innovate

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Very careful; painstaking

Meticulous

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Derogatory

Pejorative

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Childish

Puerile

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Not continuous; intermittent

Sporadic

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Talkative; long-winded; rambling

Verbose

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Thorough; diligent

Assiduous

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Lucid; well argued

Cogent

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1. Entertain 2. Distract 3. Cause a detour

Divert

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Irritable; difficult to control

Fractious

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Mysterious; impenetrable

Inscrutable

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Courage; bravery; valor

Mettle

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Transparently clear

Pellucid

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Paying attention to small details

Punctilious

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False

Spurious

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Using too many words

Verbosity

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To calm

Assuage

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Think over something; ponder

Cogitators

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Gentle and easily lead

Docile

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Fake; false

Fraudulent

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Unfeeling

Insentient

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Environment

Milieu

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In a thoughtful mood; thinking deeply

Pensive

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To steal

Purloin

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Still; not moving

Stagnant

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Dizziness

Vertigo

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Perceptive; sharp-witted

Astute

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Picture made from fragments of other pictures

Collage

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Having stubbornly held opinions

Dogmatic

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Not serious

Frivolous

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Dull; bland; boring

Insipid

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Swamp; muddy ground

Mire

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Poverty

Penury

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Cowardly

Pusillanimous

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Dull; sober; serious

Staid

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Not developed

Vestigial

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Place of refuge or safety

Asylum

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Arrange in order

Collate

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Stupid person

Dolt

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Economical; not wasting anything

Frugal

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To start; provoke

Instigate

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Hater of the rest of mankind

Misanthrope

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Observant

Perceptive

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Compulsion to start fires

Pyromania

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Section of a poem

Stanza

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Small sketch

Vignette