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Flashcards in 44 Deck (20):
1

squander

to use in a foolish or wasteful way

2

prescient

having or showing an ability to know what will happen before it does

3

infallible

not capable of being wrong or making mistakes; not fallible

4

reticent

not willing to tell people about things

5

improvident

not providing or saving for the future; not wise or sensible regarding money

6

sedulous

diligent in application or attention; persevering; assiduous

7

halcyon

calm; peaceful; tranquil

8

notorious

well-known or famous especially for something bad

9

somnolent

tired and ready to fall asleep; sleepy

10

expedient

providing an easy and quick way to solve a problem or do something

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capricious

changing often and quickly

12

delirious

very excited

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ecstatic

very happy or excited

14

prod

to push someone or something with your finger or a pointed object; poke

15

stumble

to find or learn about something unexpectedly

16

foul

very unpleasant to taste or smell

17

prop

an object that is used by a performer or actor or that is used to create a desired effect in a scene on a stage, in a movie, etc.

18

plink

to shoot, as with a rifle, at targets selected at whim; to plink at coins tossed in the air

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dehumanize

to treat as though he or she is not a human being

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indulgence

the behavior or attitude of people who allow themselves to do what they want or who allow other people to do what they want