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21 Cards in this Set

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- To be or become absorbed
- To bear a resemblanced

He assimilated many new experiences on his European trip.
To become
- Overabundance; excess

A plethora of advice and a paucity of assistance
- To send or consign to an inferior position
- To send into exile; banish

He has been relegated to a post at the fringes of the diplomatic service.

He relegates the less pleasant tasks to his assistant.
Send away
- To plunge into a place
- To involve deeply

She is totally immersed in her law practice.
Go into
- To become milder
- To make less severe.

To mitigate a punishment
- Aspect
- Phase

They carefully examined every facet of the argument.
- fatty; consisting of, resembling, or relating to fat.

He recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity
- To adduce or explain the meaning of
- Interpret
- To analyze the structure of

They construed my smile as assent
- To agree or concur; subscribe to
- To yield in, to give in, concede
- Compliance

Assenting to his demands, I did as I was told
- an interpretation of the meaning of something; the act of construing
- Self-governing
- Independent
- Not subject to control from outside
- Existing and functioning as an independent organism

A subsidiary that functioned as an autonomous unit.
- The capacity of one person or thing to react with or affect another in some special way, as by attraction or the facilitation of a function or activity
- Chemistry/Immunology
- Psychology: The degree of attraction or aversion that an individual feels toward a specific object or event.

I do not claim to know much more about novels than the writing of them, but I cannot imagine one set in the breathing world which lacks any moral valence.
- Mutually dependent, depending on each other

Today, the mission of one institution can be accomplished only by recognizing that it lives in an interdependent world with conflicts and overlapping interests
- Pertaining to, or belonging as a part of the whole
- Necessary to the completeness of the whole
- Consisting or composed parts that together constitute a whole
- Possessing everything essential, entire
- Essential or necessary for completeness; constituent

The kitchen is an integral part of the house

The point is integral to his plan
- Prominent or conspicuous
- Projecting or pointing outwards
- Leaping or jumping
- Important, striking, remarkable
- Having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

Salient traits
A salient angle
A salient animal
- To credit or assign
- To attritube or to think of belonging, as a quality of characteristic

They ascribed courage to me for something I did out of sheer panic.

Other people ascribe his exclusion from the canon to an unsubtle form of racism.
- To speak or write in favor of, support, recommend publicly.
- A person who speaks or writes in support of defense of a person, cause

He advocated higher salaries for teachers.

An advocate of peace.
- Distinguishable
- Perceptible

Things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause.
- Pertaining to, endowed with, or affecting the sense of touch.
- Perceptible to the touch; tangible

Heaney must thus continue to be a poet rich in tactile language
- Belonging to a few
- Private, secret, confidential
- Understood by and meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest

An esoteric cult
An esoteric interest
- Prior to full development
- Primitive style
- Pertaining to the style of fine arts, especially from ancient times

An archaic form of animal life