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Flashcards in Vocab 1,2,3 Deck (45)
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1

To refer to in an indirect way (used with to)
Verb and noun

ALLUDE
ALLUSION

2

To set apart as holy
To dedicate to a cause, devote to
Verb

CONSECRATE

3

To scatter or spread widely
Verb and noun

DISSEMINATE
DISSEMINATION

4

To show excessive fondness for (used with on or upon)
Verb

DOTE

5

To urge strongly, to warn or appeal
Verb and noun

EXHORT
EXHORTATION

6

Careless or irresponsible
Adjective

FECKLESS

7

To show to be involved with something, especially something dishonest or illegal
Verb

IMPLICATE

8

To feel or express grief
An expression of sorrow or grief in the form of a poem, song, etc.
Verb and noun

LAMENT
LAMENTATION

9

Of or relating to money or currency
Adjective

MONETARY

10

Deep in thought; dreamily thoughtful
Adjective

PENSIVE

11

Showy or dignified display
Noun

POMP

12

Artificially stiff or formal in manner
Adjective

STILTED

13

To bring under control; to conquer
Verb and noun

SUBJUGATE
SUBJUGATION

14

Severe bodily injury
Emotional shock
Noun and adjective

TRAUMA
TRAUMATIC

15

Ignoring what is right
Excessive or unrestrained
Playful or frolicsome
Adjective

WANTON

16

Promptness in responding
Eagerness
Noun

ALACRITY

17

Large group of people or things
An orderly arrangement or display
To place in order
To dress up
Noun and verb

ARRAY

18

To draw a conclusion from given facts
Verb

DEDUCE

19

To weigh down or burden
To impede the action of
Verb and noun

ENCUMBER
ENCUMBRANCE

20

Full of or accompanied by (usually followed by with)
Adjective

FRAUGHT

21

Marked by a lack of plan, order, or direction
Adjective

HAPHAZARD

22

Impossible to dispute; unquestionable
Adjective

INCONTROVERTIBLE

23

Hard to explain or impossible to understand
Adjective

INEXPLICABLE

24

Marked by imagination, resourcefulness, or cleverness
Adjective and noun

INGENIOUS
INGENUITY

25

One who falls behind the others because of moving slowly or loitering; a straggler
Slower than desired or expected
Noun and adjective

LAGGARD

26

Something that provides nourishment; food needed to live
Noun

SUSTENANCE

27

Intensely hot and dry
Burning with passion
Adjective

TORRID

28

To pass over, across, or through
Verb

TRAVERSE

29

Appearing to be present in large numbers or in many different places
Adjective

UBIQUITOUS

30

Highest point; the peak
Point in the sky directly above the observer
Noun

ZENITH