Vocabulary 40 cards

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Define agenda

Agenda is the program for a meeting; a list,outline,or plan of thing to be considered or done.

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Define amiable

Amiable means friendly, good-natured.

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Define befuddle

Befuddle means to confuse,make stupid

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Define blight

Blight means a disease that cause plants to wither and die, a condition of disease or ruin,(v.) to destroy, ruin

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Define boisterous

Boisterous means rough and noisy in a cheerful way; high-spirited

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Define clarity

Clarity means clearness,accuracy

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Define compliant

Compliant means to willing to do what someone else wants; obedient

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Define conserve

Conserve means to preserve; to keep from being damaged, lost, or wasted; to save

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Define debut

Debut means a public appearance; a formal entrance into society; to make a first appearance

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Define gory

Gory means marked by bloodshed, slaughter, or violence

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Define gross

Gross means overweight; coarse, vulgar; very noticeable; total; an overall total(without deductions); twelve dozen; (v.) to earn

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Define induce

Induce means to cause, bring about; to persuade

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Define leeway

Leeway means extra space for moving along a certain route; allowance for mistakes or inaccuracies; margin of error

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Define limber

Limber means flexible; (v.) to cause to become flexible

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Define maze

Maze is a network of paths through which it is hard to find one's way; something very mixed-up and confusing

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Define oracle

Oracle is someone or something that can predict the future

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Define partisan

Partisan is a strong supporter of a person, party, or cause; one whose support is unreasoning; a resistance fighter, guerrilla; (adj.) strongly supporting one side only

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Define reimburse

Reimburse means to pay back; to give payment for

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Illicit

Not permitted, unlawful

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Define authorize (February 28, 2011)

(v.)Authorize means to approve or permit; to give power or authority to Synonyms: order, entitle, empower Antonyms: forbid, ban, prohibit

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Define culprit

(n.)A culprit is a person who has committed a crime or is guilty of some misconduct; an offender Synonyms: lawbreaker, wrongdoer

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Define dawdle

(v.)Dawdle is to waste time; to be idle; to spend more time in doing something than is necessary Synonyms: delay, loiter, dillydally Antonyms: hurry, hasten, speed up, bustle

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Define dissect

(v.)Dissect is to cut apart in preparation for scientific study; to analyze with great care Synonym: examine Antonyms: sew together, fuse, weld

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Define expend

(v.)Expend is to pay out, spend; to use up Synonyms: utilize, consume, disburse Antonyms: save, hoard

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Define fatality

(n.)Fatality is an event resulting in death; and accidental death Synonyms: casualty, mortality Antonyms; injury

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Define gullible

(adj.)Gullible means easily fooled, tricked, or cheated Synonyms: trusting, innocent, naive, credulous Antonyms: suspicious, skeptical

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Define illicit

(adj.)Illicit means not permitted, unlawful, improper Synonyms: illegal, unauthorized, forbidden Antonyms: legal, lawful, permissible, above board

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Define gullible

(adj.)Gullible means easily fooled, tricked, or cheated Synonyms: trusting, innocent, naive, credulous Antonyms: suspicious, skeptical

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Define illicit

(adj.)Illicit means not permitted, unlawful, improper Synonyms: illegal, unauthorized, forbidden Antonyms: legal, lawful, permissible, aboveboa

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Define immerse

(v.)Immerse is to plunge or dip into a fluid; to involve deep Synonyms: dunk, engross Antonyms: dredge up, pull out

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Define inflammatory

(adj.)Inflammatory means causing excitement or anger; leading to violence or disorder Synonyms: provoking, incendiary, provocative Antonyms: calming, soothing, lulling, quieting

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Define memorandum

(n.)Memorandum is a note to aid one's memory; and informal note or report(pl.,memorandums or memoranda) Synonyms: reminder

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Define pathetic

(adj.) Pathetic means marked by strong emotion, especially pity and sorrow; able to move people emotionally; worthy of pity; woefully inadequate Synonyms: moving, distressing, pitiable, heartrending Antonyms: funny, hilarious, frightening

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Define persevere

Persevere means to keep doing something in spite of difficulties; to refuse to quit even when the going is tough Synonyms: plug away, pursue, stick to it Antonyms: give up, despair, throw in the towel, quit

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Define prevaricate

Prevaricate means to lie, tell an untruth; to mislead on purpose Synonyms: fib, stretch the truth, equivocate Antonyms: tell the truth

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Define quash

Quash is to crush, put down completely Synonyms: suppress Antonyms: start, kindle, ignite, encourage

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Define relish

Relish is enjoyment or satisfaction; something that adds a pleasing flavor; to enjoy greatly Synonyms: please, gusto; take delight in Antonyms: dislike, loathe, hate, despise

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Define reminisce

Reminisce is to recall one's past thoughts,feelings, or experiences Synonyms: remember, recollect

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Define scour

Scour is to clean or polish by hard rubbing; to examine with great care; to move about quickly in search of Synonyms: scrub, search comb Antonyms: dirty, soil

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Define tribute

Tribute is something done or given to show thanks or respect; a payment Synonyms: praise, honor, homage, recognition, commendation, glorification, non