Vocabulary Word Flash Cards
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Relating to old people, especially their health
Sharp or severe in effect
Lasting only a short time
study of the origin, nature and causes of diseases.
Drinks of any type, other than water
Interest in unpleasant things, especially death
shake violently with sudden movements
An act that goes against a law, rule or code of conduct
Hear, see, or smell something that does not exist
Sexually attracted to people of the opposite sex
Deep respect, honour or praise
A main city or very large city
Nature spirit, represented as a beautiful young woman
Strong urge to steal
Soft fluff that comes off material
Very foolish; stupid; Causing laughter because of absurdity