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Flashcards in 0326-0350 Deck (25):
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impugn

v. to challenge or attack one's beliefs or motives as false

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voluble

adj. able to speak easily and in quantity, glib, talkative

3

misogynist

n. one who hates women

4

pedagogy

n. the art or profession of training, teaching, or instructing

5

ambient

adj. relating to the immediate surroundings; surrounding environment

6

inquest

n. a judicial inquiry of some matter of some matter held before a jury

n. an investigation, inquiry

7

preen

v. to primp, to dress up

v. to clean fur or feathers of an animal

8

parry

v. to block, evade, or ward off

9

guy

n. a rope or cord attached to something as a brace

10

sallow

adj. of a sickly yellowish hue or complexion

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plangent

adj. pounding, thundering, resounding

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peripatetic

adj. itinerant, nomadic

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rue

v. to regret; to feel or experience remorse

14

macerate

v. to soften by steeping in a liquid, or decompose

v. to emaciate; to starve

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callow

adj. lacking maturity or experience

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wistful

adj. yearning, longing, or melancholy

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corroborate

v. to confirm or validate

18

couch

v. to express in indirect terms; to frame in a certain way

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innervate

v. to give nervous energy to; to supply with nerves

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impecunious

adj. poor; without any money

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grovel

v. to behave in a servile manner

v. to indulge in unworthy pursuits

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epicurean

adj. characterized by luxury (esp. in terms of food and drink) or by a propensity for indulging in luxury

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hirsute

adj. hairy, shaggy

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countenance

n. appearance of a person's face

v. to permit, to allow

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scurvy

adj. not admirable, despicable