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Flashcards in English 3 Vocab Deck (66)
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modulate

to adjust

2

evolve

to develop slowly

3

perchance

perhaps

4

contingent

conditional

5

neologism

a new word

6

annotation

an explanatory note

7

protean

readily taking on different forms

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immutable

unchangeable

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preposterous

absurd

10

eventuality

a possibility

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parlance

a particular manner of speaking

12

appellation

a name or title

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sporadic

irregular

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inveterate

established

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proclivity

an inclination

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implausible

unlikely

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patois

a particular manner of speaking

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appelation

a name or title

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sporadic

irregular

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inveterate

established

21

proclivity

an inclination

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implausible

unlikely

23

patois

a nonstandard dialect

24

eponym

a person whose name is used to make a word

25

transmute

to change form

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malleable

able to be shaped

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prone

likely to do

28

inconceivable

impossible to grasp fully

29

polyglot

using several languages

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linguists

study of language