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Flashcards in 05-05-2012 Secton 8 Deck (16):
1

Fractious

Irritable, Grumpy; Unruly, Difficult to control

2

To compound

To combine to or more things; To add to or to make something worse

3

Prerogative

The right to do something before others; First dibs

4

Province

Area of knowledge; Realm

5

Sinecure

Easy job (do nothing job)

6

Castigate

To punish

7

Enumerate

To list; To state explicitly

8

Appraise

To assess the value of something

9

Laconic

Few in words (pithy, concise, terse)

10

Histrionic

Melodramatic, Overly dramatic

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Cohesive

Unified

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Extemporaneous

Improvising (Off the cuff)

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Implacable

Unable to be calmed down

14

Extolled

To praise

15

Speculative

To guess

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Inhibit

To stunt the growth of

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