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Flashcards in 50 Deck (30):
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exacerbate

to make worse

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assail

to attack or criticize in a violent or angry way

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substantive

important, real, or meaningfu

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fallacious

not true or accurate

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recondite

not understood or known by many people

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hackneyed

not fresh or original

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tenacity

continuing for a long time

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voluptuous

giving pleasure to the senses

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deferential

a way of behaving that shows respect for someone or something

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loquacious

liking to talk

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obdurate

stubborn

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rapacious

always wanting more money

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disavow

to say that you are not responsible for something

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retract

to take back

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stupefying

to shock or surprise very much

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aberrant

unusual or abnormal

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embryonic

in an early or undeveloped stage

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convoluted

very complicated and difficult to understand

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quotidian

ordinary or very common

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unequivocal

strong and clear

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forthright

honest and direct

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drudgery

boring, difficult, or unpleasant work

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consternation

a strong feeling of susprise

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bigot

a person who strongly and unfairly dislikes other people, ideas, etc.

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fastidious

very careful about how you do something

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surreptitious

done in a secret way

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balderdash

nonsense

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extemporize

impromptu

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expound

to explain or state

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ruminate

to think carefully and deeply about something