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Flashcards in 2017 Deck (11):
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peremptory

insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way.

synonyms: brusque, abrupt, commanding, dictatorial, autocratic, overbearing, dogmatic, arrogant

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Ultracrepidarianism

The habit of giving opinions and advice on matters outside of one's knowledge

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Saturnalia

an occasion of wild revelry

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Plaintive

sounding sad and mournful

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Stolid

(of a person) calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation

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Sobriquet

a person's nickname

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Skinflint

a person who spends as little money as possible; a miser

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Impecunious

having little or no money

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Cogitate

think deeply about something; meditate or reflect

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Promethean

being rebelliously creative and innovative. daringly original or creative

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abjure

solemnly renounce