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Flashcards in 601-625 Deck (25)
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disingenous

not straightforward or candid

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cadaver

a dead body esp. a human to be dissected

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acute

sharp; clever

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evanescent

fading from sight; transient

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clemency

mercy, or leniency

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facet

any of a number of sides or aspects

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dialect

a variety of language esp. regional

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contrite

feeling sorry for what one has done

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municipal

relating to a city, town, village, or the like with local self-governemnet

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dispel

to rid one's mind of

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assuage

to lessen pain

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superficial

on the surface only

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assiduous

diligent

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extemporaneous

done with little or no preperation

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impute

to assign credit, often of guilt or blame

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benign

kindly; creating a favorable influence

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blase

indifferent or bored with life

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testy

irritable; touchy

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senile

showing the marked deterioration of old age

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currency

general acceptance or use

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verisimilitude

resemblance to the truth

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pernicious

very harmful or destructive

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induct

to place formally in office

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appreciate

grow in value

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ponder

to think over with great care