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Flashcards in Additional Part II Deck (44):
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Contemptuous

Showing or expressing disdain; scornful; disrespectful

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Deceitful

Tending to deceive; misleading

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Didactic

Intended to teach

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Impetuous

Characterized by sudden or rash action, emotion, etc.

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Inclusive

Including the stated limit or extremes in consideration or account

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Verbose

The use of too many words

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Edifying

To instruct or benefit; uplift

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Provocative

Inciting; stimulation; irritating; or vexing

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Aggregation

Collection into an unorganized whole

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Prognosis

Forecast

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Retrenchment

Cutting down or off

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Preeminent

Superior; surpassing

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Equivocal

Of doubtful nature or character; dubious; suspicious

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Tenuous

Thin in consistency

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Ineffable

Incapable of being expressed oR described in words; inexpressible

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Incorrigible

Impervious to constraints or punishment; willful; unruly; uncontrollable

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Vivid

Full of life

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Gaudy

Extravagantly bright or showy

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Misnomer

A wrong or inaccurate name or designation

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Precursor

A person or thing that precedes or goes before

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Curative

Surfing to cure or heal

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Divisive

Creating dissension or discord

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Bucolic

Pertaining to rural life

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Prolific

Producing in large quantities or with great frequency

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Lugubrious

Mournful, dismal, or gloomy

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Sundry

Various or diverse

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Remonstrance

An act of protesting

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Erudition

Know late a curried by learning

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Lassitude

Lack of energy, listlessness, languor

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Wrongheaded

Wrong judgement or opinion

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Chicanery

Trickery or deception

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Inaugurating

Make a formal beginning of

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Facetious

Not meant to be taken seriously or literally

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Analytical

By analysis

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Cosmopolitan

Free from prejudice or attachments

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Reconcile

To cause to accept something not desired

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Coddle

To treat tenderly

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Oust

To expel or remove from a place or position occupied

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Chid

Express disapproval of

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Unrelenting

not yielding or swerving in determination or resolution

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Sanctimonious

Religious devotion; holy; sacred

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Peruse

To read thoroughly

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Obliterate

To remove or destroy

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Scrutinize

To examine in detail