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Flashcards in Wordly Wise Ch. 12 Deck (15):
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accede

to agree to

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affluent

wealthy

3

arbitrary

determined by chance instead of reasoning

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artisan

a craftsperson

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dismantle

to take apart

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immerse

to cover with liquid

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irksome

annoying

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legacy

something passed on to those who come after

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ostentatious

extravagantly showy or ornate

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panorama

a complete view of the surrounding area

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philanthropy

the attempt to improve the well being of others in need by donating money

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prestige

high standing, respect earned by accomplishment

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prolific

abundantly productive

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reticent

inclined to keep one's thoughts to themselves

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tycoon

wealthy business person