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Flashcards in 7 Deck (40):
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propound

to offer for consideration; to propose or suggest

2

quixotic

idealistic but impractical

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sinuous

winding; not morally honest

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conducive

contributive; tending to

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convene

assemble

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epitome

perfect example or embodiment

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frigid

intensely cold

8

imbue

to fill with a certain quality or feeling; to inspire or permeate, as with an idea or emotion; deeply infleunce

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inept

lacking skill

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lugubrious

mournful

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mushroom

expand or grow rapidly

12

pittance

small allowance or wage

13

quizzical

teasing; bantering; mocking; curious

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refractory

stubborn; unmanageable

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trifling

trivial; unimportant

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vivify

to give a lift; animate; quicken

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ambience

environment; atmosphere

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burlesque

give an imitation that ridicules

19

confer

to give, grant, or bestow

20

destitue

extremely poor

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elegy

poem or song expressing lamentation

22

equable

tranquil; steady; uniform

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explicate

explain; interpret; clarify

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frivolous

lacking in seriousness; relatively unimportant

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immaculate

spotless; flawless; absolutely clean

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inequity

unfairness

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lacerated

torn

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lull

a moment of calm

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mercurial

changing; capricious; fickle

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overwrought

extremely agitated; hysterical

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perdition

damnation; complete ruin

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prehensile

capable of grasping or holding

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quotidian

commonplace; ordinary; everyday

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skittish

nervous and easily frightened; jumpy

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accede

agree

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sanguine

cheerful; hopeful

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bemoan

lament; express disapproval of

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cipher

nonentity; worthless person or thing

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confidant

trusted friend

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decrepit

worn out by age