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Flashcards in 2601-2750 Deck (40):
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surreptitious

secret; furtive; sneaky

2

redolent

having a strong smell; full of fragrance or odor

3

abominate

to hate or loathe intensely

4

mutability

ability to change in form; fickleness

5

crowning

greatest or most complete

6

demure

quiet and polite

7

bombard

to assail vigorously

8

patron

a person who gives money and support to an artist, organization, etc.

9

ire

intense anger

10

excursion

a short trip especially for pleasure

11

entail

require; necessitate; involve

12

profusion

a large amount of something

13

penchant

strong inclination or strong liking for something or a strong tendency to behave in a certain way

14

lowly

low in rank, position, or importance; humble

15

forlorn

sad and lonely

16

faint

not clearly seen, heard, tasted, felt, etc.

17

umbrage

displeasure or resentment; offence

18

sound (adj))

free from mistakes; showing good judgment

19

peripheral

not relating to the main or most important part; marginal; outer

20

asymmetric

not identical on both sides of a dividing central line

21

giddy

playful and silly

22

resounding

leaving no doubt; very definite

23

inordinate

unrestrained; excessive; going beyond what is usual, normal, or proper

24

insurgent

rebellious

25

resigned

feeling or showing acceptance that something unpleasant will happen or will not change

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benefactor

someone who helps another person, group, etc., by giving money

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reprehensible

very bad; deserving very strong criticism

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unmitigated

complete and total

29

cacophonous

discordant; inharmonious

30

larceny

theft

31

forebear

a member of your family in the past; ancestor

32

auspicious

favoring success

33

ostracize

exclude from public favor; ban

34

fluidity

used to describe something that can change easily or that changes often

35

avow

declare openly

36

smolder

to feel a strong emotion but keep it hidden

37

propagate

to make known to many people

38

distraught

very upset; so upset that you are not able to think clearly or behave normally

39

collective

shared or done by a group of people; involving all members of a group

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pedestrian

ordinary; not interesting