English vocab 5 Flashcards


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Convivial

Fond of eating, drinking with friends, sociable

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Revive

Bring back to life, restore

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Survive

Outlive, remain, alive after

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Vivacious

Lively in temper or conduct

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Vivacity

Liveliness in spirit

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Vivid

Sharp, clear, graphic, having spirit of life

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Vivify

Enliven, make vivid

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Vivisection

Operation on a living animal for scientific investigation

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Contortionist

Person who can twist his or her body into odd postures

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Distort

Twist out of shape, contort, twist true meaning, pervert

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Extort

Wrest by a person by force

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Retort

Reply quickly or sharply

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Torsion

Act of twisting, stress due to twisting forces exerted on a body

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Tortuous

Full or Twists or curves, winding, tricky , crooked

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Torture

Wrench, twist inflict severe pain upon, agony

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TORT

Twist

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VIV

Live, alive