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Flashcards in 451-475 Deck (25):
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Glib

Easy and fluent in conversation or writing

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Subtle

Not immediately obvious; hard to understand

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Scurry

To move with light running steps

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Tenuous

Weak;thin

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Rabble

A noisy crowd; the lowest, coarsest class of people

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Glutton

One who eats too much

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Frenetic

Wildly excited or active

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Forthright

Direct and without evasion; honest

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Nominal

Appearing in name only; negligible or of low amount

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Savant

A well-educated person; a scholar

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Coerce

To force by threat or intimidation

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Prescient

Knowing things before they occur

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Concise

Brief and to the point

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Opaque

Not letting in light; unintelligible

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Excise

To remove by as if by cutting

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Dossier

Group of documents

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Culminate

To reach the highest point

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Allot

To distribute; to assign as a portion

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Conundrum

A riddle or a puzzle, esp. One without a solution

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Bevy

A group, esp. Of birds

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Frowzy

Having an uncared-for appearance

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Diminution

A decrease or diminishing

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Aplomb

Self-assurance; self-confidence; poise

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Cower

To draw back out of fear

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Affable

Friendly; easy to talk to