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Flashcards in Wordly Wise 4 Deck (15):
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Adage

An old saying that has come to be accepted as true; a proverb

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Camaraderie

Good will and warm feelings among friends

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Contend

1. To struggle with
2. To maintain or assert
3. A point made in an argument

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Extraneous

Not necessary, irrelevant

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Hubbub

Noisy confusion, uproar

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Meander

To follow a winding course

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Odoriferous

Having or giving off a smell

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Paraphernalia

1. Personal belongings
2. Equipment associated with a particular activity

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Punctilious

Careful of and attentive to details, especially ones that relating to good manners and behavior.

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Recuperate

To regain health or strength

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Regale

To entertain or delight

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Sedentary

Doing or requiring a lot of sitting

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Spartan

Marked by simplicity and lack is luxury

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Temporal

Relating to the everyday world as oppose to that which is spiritual or eternal

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Wry

1. Turned or bent to one side on distaste or humor
2. Amusing in a quiet but harp way