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18 Cards in this Set

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admonition
gentle reproof; warning to correct something false
alcove
a small room opening off of a larger room; niche
basking
exposed oneself to pleasant warmth; taking great pleasure or satisfaction
capacity
the ability to contain; the power of holding or grasping
concept
thought or idea
confirm
to make valid; ratify; to make stronger
conspicuous
obvious; easily seen
crystals
mineral; a clear transparent quartz
deftly
quick and neat in action
diminish
to make less or make smaller
exhilarating
to feel with a lively sense of well being; invigorate
fretful
worried; to become irritable or unhappy
frigid
extremely cold; lacking warmth or feeling
function
the purpose of a thing or why something happens
genetic
of a gene or genes; a branch of biology
torrent
a violent, rushing stream of water; a heavy downpour; flood
transmitting
to transfer or send from one person to another
wryly
with dry humour suttle; with a touch of irony; twisted