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44 Cards in this Set

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procreate
to produce, bring into being
generate
to bring into existence, cause to be
originate
to take its origin, to begin, to start
intiate
to begin, set going
decapitate
to cut off head of
consecrate
to make or declare sacred
condescend
to behave as if one is conscious of descending from superior rank
disintegrate
to separate into parts, break up
prostrate
to lay flat, as on the ground
invalidate
to render invalid, discredit
masticate
to chew
execrate
to detest utterly, abhor
imbibe
to drink
devour
to swallow or eat hungrily
consume
to eat or drink up
excoriate
to denounce or berate severly
emancipate
to free from restraint
liberate
set free
intimidate
to fill with fear
prevaricate
to speak falsely
relieve
to ease or alleviate pain
alleviate
to make easier or endure
navigate
to move on, diirect or manage
abridge
to shorten by omissions
abbreviate
to shorten by ommiting letters
demonstrate
to make evident
assuage
to make milder or less severe
pacify
to bring or restore to a state of peace
expectorate
to eject or expel matter from throat
peculate
to steal
corroborate
to make more certain, confirm
invigorate
fill with life and energy, energize
perspire
to secrete a salty, watery fluid
appropriate
to take
cogitate
to think hard, ponder
ratiocinate
to reason
scintillate
to emit sparks, to sparkle
comprehend
to understand meaning
resist
to withstand, strive against
oppose
to be against or provide resistance to
venerate
to regard or treat with reverance
revere
to regard with respect, tinged with awe
capitulate
to surrender unconditionally
succumb
to give way to superior force