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Flashcards in 0651-0675 Deck (25):
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fervent

adj. filled with strong emotion

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fetter

n. a restraint

v. to restrict or restrain

3

garrulous

adj. overly talkative (esp. about unimportant topics)

4

gauche

adj. unsophisticated; lacking manners

5

germane

adj. relevant to the matter at hand

6

glib

adj. spoken in a smooth, unconcerned manner

adj. informal to the point of being insincere

7

glutton

n. a person who eats in excess

8

grandiloquent

adj. extravagant and pompous in speech

9

gratuitous

adj. unwarranted or unnecessary

10

gregarious

adj. outgoing and friendly

adj. tending to live in communities

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guile

n. trickery or duplicity

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hyperbole

n. exaggeration

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iconoclast

n. one who challenges generally accepted beliefs and traditions

14

idiosyncrasy

n. a peculiar way of behaving or thinking

15

idyll

n. a scene of simple and tranquil nature

n. a short poem aout such a scene

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immutable

adj. not susceptible to change

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imperious

adj. proud and arrogant

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impetuous

adj. hasty and lacking in thought

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impetus

n. a force that encourages or pushes forward a certain activity

n. a force that moves an object

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implacable

adj. impossible to calm or satisfy

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inert

adj. not able to move

adj. having no energy or interest

adj. chemically inactive

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infallible

adj. incapable of error

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ingenuous

adj. unable to mask feelings

adj. lacking worldliness; innocent and unsuspecting

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iniquitous

adj. wicked or unjust

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innocuous

adj. not likely to injure or harm

adj. not controversial

adj. uninspiring or uninteresting