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Flashcards in 0151-0175 Deck (25):
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remunerate

v. to compensate monetarily for trouble or work done

2

render

v. to take forcibly, result in, or cause to become

v. to do something for someone else

3

repose

n. peacefulness, rest

v. to be lying or stationary

4

repudiate

v. to renounce ownership or disown

v. to refuse to recognize

v. to reject as true

5

reticent

adj. not wanting to talk; reluctant

6

retiring

adj. shy; quiet

7

revere

v. to admire greatly; to honor

8

platitude

n. a cliché, dull, or unenlightening saying

9

pliant

adj. easy to change or bend

adj. easy to convince

10

poignant

adj. so emotionally intense as to be painful

11

polar

adj. related to opposite extremes or sides

12

polemic

adj. controversial

n. a controversial argument

13

ponderous

adj. difficult to handle due to heaviness

adj. requiring a lot of work

14

portend

v. to foretell

15

posit

v. to assume as fact

16

postulate

v. to assume a basic truth

17

bolster

v. to support

18

bombastic

adj. inflated, arrogant

19

brood

n. a group of offspring

v. to worry over

20

burgeon

v. to grow

21

exacting

adj. making severe demands or requirements

adj. requiring great care

22

rebuke

v. to reprimand, to scold sharply

23

dulcet

adj. pleasant sounding or looking

24

toady

n. a flatterer, a yes man

25

gall

n. audacity, impudence