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32 terms

Barrons 3 Hard

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discrepancy
difference between
exigency
crisis; urgent requirements
deterrent
something that discourages or hinders
exact
to force the payment of; demand and obtain by authority
equanimity
composure; calmness
encomium
a formal expression of praise
desultory
random; disconnected; rambling
engender
to cause; produce
exhort
to urge by strong appeals
discredit
to dishonor; disgrace
desuetude
state of disuse
execrable
detestable; abhorrent
expatiate
to speak or write at length
dissident
person who disagrees about beliefs
discomfit
to make uneasy; disconcert
detraction
the act of taking away
dissolution
disintegration;debauchery
equable
steady; unvarying; serene
errant
mistaken; straying from the proper course
distrait
inattentive; preoccupied
discrete
constituting a separate thing; distinct
effete
depleted of vitality; overrefined; decadent
emulate
to imitate; copy
diffidence
shyness; lack of confidence
dismiss
put away from consideration; reject
dissonance
discord; lack of harmony
diaphanous
transparent; vague; insubstancial
disseminate
to spread; scatter; disperse
dupe
to deceive; trick
evince
to show plainly; be an indication of
disjointed
lacking order or coherence; dislocated
elicit
to provoke; draw out