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FLACCID flac·cid [flássid, fláksid] ADJECTIVE 1. limp: soft, limp, or lacking firmness 2. lacking vitality: lacking energy, enthusiasm, or competence EXAMPLE: The cake was firm

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FURTIVE fur·tive [fúrtiv] ADJECTIVE 1. secretive: done in a way that is intended to escape notice 2. shifty: presenting the appearance, or giving the impression,

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SENESCENT se·nes·cent [sə néss’nt] ADJECTIVE   aging: approaching an advanced age (literary) EXAMPLE: Mrs. Ojo is in her late eighties. She may be senescent but

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PRESAGE pres·age [préssij, pri sáyj] NOUN (plural pre·sag·es) 1. portent or omen: a sign or warning of a future event 2. sense of something to

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GRUESOME grue·some [grssəm] ADJECTIVE   horrifying: involving or depicting death or injury in a disturbing or sickening way EXAMPLE: We just received news of the

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DERELICT der·e·lict [dérrə lìkt] ADJECTIVE 1. deserted: no longer lived in 2. neglected: in poor condition because of neglect   law abandoning duty: neglectful of

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INDIGENOUS in·dig·e·nous [in díjjənəss] ADJECTIVE 1. belonging to a place: originating in and naturally living, growing, or occurring in a region or country 2. natural:

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INEVITABLE in·ev·i·ta·ble [in évvitəb’l] ADJECTIVE   unavoidable: impossible to avoid or to prevent from happening NOUN   something certain: something that is certain to happen

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DEGENERATE ADJECTIVE [di jénnərət] 1. in worsened condition: in a condition that is worse than normal or worse than before 2. inferior: in a

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REPROBATE rep·ro·bate [répprə bàyt] NOUN (plural rep·ro·bates) 1. somebody immoral: a disreputable or immoral person 2. religion somebody damned: somebody whose soul is believed to

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VULPINE vul·pine [vúl pn] ADJECTIVE 1. typical of fox: typical of or resembling a fox 2. having trait attributed to foxes: having or displaying a

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UNPARALLELED un·par·al·leled [un párrə lèld] ADJECTIVE   having no equal: not equaled, matched, or paralleled in kind or quality EXAMPLE: This is an unparalleled opportunity.

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