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Flashcards in 0751-0775 Deck (25):
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succinct

adj. brief

2

transient

adj. not permanent

adj. moving from place to place 

n. one who moves from place to place

3

trepidation

n. a feeling of fear or agitation

4

turbid

adj. clouded due to sediment

adj. confused

5

ubiquitous

adj. present everywhere

6

unfeigned

adj. sincerely felt or expressed

7

unimpeachable

adj. beyond doubt or suspicion

8

untenable

adj. impossible to maintain or defend, as of an opinion

9

vacillate

v. to waver between conflicting positions

10

vacuous

adj. devoid of significance or matter; empty

adj. lacking serious purpose or occupation

11

vociferous

adj. loud and insistent, esp. to compel attention

12

wanderlust

n. the desire to travel

13

wheedle

v. to coax or persuade

14

volatile

adj. likely to change suddenly

adj. liable to lead to violence

adj. evaporating easily

15

zenith

n. the highest point or peak

n. the point directly above one's head

16

abjure

v. to renounce or reject solemnly; to recant or avoid

17

condign

adj. deserved, adequate

18

debonair

adj. suave, urbane, affable, genial, charming

19

inveigle

v. to obtain by deception or flattery

20

philistine

adj. barbaric; lacking culture

n. an individual guided by commonplace, rather than artistic or intellectual, values

21

suffuse

v. to spread through or over something, as with liquid, color, or light

22

mettlesome

adj. courageous, high-spirited

23

compunction

n. hesitation or unease at committing (or having committed) an act

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contravene

v. to violate, or to conflict with a rule or principle

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limn

v. to draw; to describe; to depict