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Flashcards in Adjectives 2 Deck (30):
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Didactic

Instructive

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Diffident

Timid; lacking in self-confidence

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Diligent

Hardworking

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Disparate

Different, varied; often with a connotation of incompatible

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Dispassionate

Without emotion, neutral

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Diverse

Varied

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Dogmatic

Arrogantly or overconfidently claiming the truth of unproved ideas, or claiming that a belief system is beyond dispute

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Dubious

Doubtful or uncertain

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Eccentric

Unconventional, irregular

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Elaborate

A result of great effort and attention detail, intricate

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Elusive

Hard to capture or pin down, can mean evasive

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Ephemeral

Short-lived, fleeting, temporary

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Esoteric

Hard to understand, cryptic

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Exemplary

Setting a superior example, outstanding

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Exhaustive

Very thorough and complete, with great attention to detail

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Expedient

Meeting an immediate need; also, self-serving or granting immediate advantage

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Extraneous

Irrelevant, extra, unnecessary

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Fallacious

False

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Fanatical

Extremely devoted to or passionate about a cause or idea

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Fastidious

Meticulous; insistent on attention to detail

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Fickle

Not faithful or consistent; unpredictable

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Flagrant

Shocking or outrageous violation of a custom, expectation, rule, or law

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Fortuitous

Luckily coincidental; accidentally advantageous

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Frivolous

Not serious; with levity; inconsequential

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Furtive

Secretive, trying to remain hidden

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Futile

Hopeless, without effect or result

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Gullible

Overly trusting; willing to believe anything

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Hackneyed

Overused, trite

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Hedonistic

Pleasure seeking, overly indulgent

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Hypothetical

Unproven, used as a theoretical example for the purpose of discussion