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Flashcards in World List 11 E Deck (20):
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Founder

(n) a person who establishes an institution / (v) to stumble or fall / (v) to sink a ship / (v) to fail completely

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Frank

sincere; honest

3

Generic

standard

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Gilt

(adj) gold-colored / (n) a substance used to create a gold-colored exterior

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Gloomy

sad

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Gossip

(n) rumor / (n) one who spreads rumors / (v) to spread rumors

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Gourmet

a food expert

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Grandiloquence

arrogant speech; a speech full of big words

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Gratitude

thankfulness

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Gridlock

a traffic jam caused by cars stopped in an intersection

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Gusty

windy

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Habitat

the natural environment of a plant or an animal

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Harass

to keep bothering someone; to torment

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Heckle

to harass a speaker

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Hectic

very busy

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Heedless

ignoring advice; careless

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Heredity

genetic characteristics passed on by parents to offspring

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Hiatus

break; pause

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Hue

shade of color

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Ignite

to set on fire; to arouse passions