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Flashcards in Words 101-120 Deck (20):
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Covenant

Agreements; solemn pledge or contact.

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Covet

To desire; to long for something.

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Credulous

Eager to believe; gullible.

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Criterion

A standard or basis for judging.

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Cryptic

Hidden, secret, mysterious.

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Culpable

Deserving blame, guilty.

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Cursory

Shallow, superficial.

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Curtail

To cut short.

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Cusp

A point that marks the beginning of a change.

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Dappled

Spotted appearance.

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Dauntless

Fearless, valiant, bold.

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Debacle

A violent disruption; collapse.

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Decadent

Being in a state of decline or moral decay.

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Decimate

To destroy in large measure.

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Defame

To slander, ruin the good name of.

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Deference

Courteous or respectful yielding to the wishes, rules, etc., of another.

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Degenerate

To decay or deteriorate.

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Delimit

Set the limits on something.

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Delineate

To accurately portray or describe.

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Demagogue

A leader who obtains power by appealing to prejudices and emotions.