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Flashcards in 27 Deck (20):
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totter

more unsteadily; sway, as if about to fall

2

unequaled

not equaled or surpassed

3

vertex

summit

4

wont

custom; habit; practice; accustomed

5

aggrandize

increase or intensify

6

apologist

one who writes in defense of a cause or institution

7

avow

declare openly

8

bona fide

not counterfeit or phony; genuine; real

9

celibacy

abstinence from sex

10

commodity

a thing, something bought and sold

11

consort

associate with

12

cumbersome

heavy; hard to manage

13

deplore

regret; disapprove of

14

discursive

digressing; rambling

15

duplicity

double-dealing; hypocrisy

16

enigma

puzzle; mystery

17

exacting

extremely demanding exaction

18

fatalist

someone who believes fate is in control of everything that happens

19

forestall

to prevent something from happening

20

glean

to gather information or material slowly, search for relevant articles