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Flashcards in 0251-0275 Deck (25):
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veracity

n. truthfulness

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verbiage

n. an overabundance of words

n. one's manner or speaking

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vestige

n. a small remnant

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vex

v. to annoy or bother

v. to confound

v. to talk about extensively

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vigilant

adj. watchful

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vigor

n. energy, vitality

n. strength; forcefulness

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virtuoso

n. a highly-skilled artist

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viscous

adj. thick and syrup-like

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vituperate

v. to scold

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vivacious

adj. energetic; full of life

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meticulous

adj. paying great attention to detail

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mimicry

n. a close imitation of something else

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minuet

n. a slow, stately, pattern dance in ¾ time

n. the music to accompany the dance of the same name

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minute

adj. tiny

adj. attentive to the smallest details

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mirth

n. glee; joy

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dissipated

adj. indulging in excessive devotion to pleasure; debauched, dissolute; wasted, squandered

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misanthrope

n. a hater of humanity

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invidious

adj. offensive, provoking resentment or ill-will

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misconstrue

v. to misunderstand

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remit

v. to transmit payment

v. to refrain from exacting

v. to pardon

v. to desist, postpone or give up

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mitigate

v. to make smaller or less problematic

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opprobrium

n. the disgrace felt by someone who has acted in an outrageously shameful manner

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mollify

v. to decrease the strength of

v. to make softer, less severe

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momentum

n. strength built up by continued movement or development

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prodigious

adj. having great power or size

adj. extreme