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Flashcards in 81-103 Deck (23):
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Languid

Slow and listless

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Pious

Religious; devout

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Ponderous

Weight; heavy

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Protracted

Drawn out; lengthy

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Deference

A show of respect

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Heretic

Someone who goes against acceptable religious beliefs

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Paucity

Scarcity

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Profuse

Very abundant; flowing

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Conciliate

To soothe anger

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Contrite

Throughly sorry

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Didactic

Intending to teach

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Diffident

Shy; lacking confidence

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Digression

Straying from a topic

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Dissent

Disagreement

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Elucidate

To explain; to make clear

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Gullible

Overly trusting

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Strut

A self-important walk

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Denounce

To speak against publicly

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Laud

To praise

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Surreptitious

Secret

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Astute

Clever; shrewd; ready-witted

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Blasphemy

Irreverent talk about God

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Censure

Severely criticize; blame