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Flashcards in April 25th Deck (25):
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Turpitude

Profligate

Libertinism

Spendthrift

Licentiousness

Prodigal

Shamelessly immoral or extremely wasteful

2

Vestigial

Oddment

Remnant

3

Cosset

To treat as a pet, pamper.

4

Vicissitude

Vagaries

Changes or variations over time.

5

Gossamer

Diaphanous

Pellucid

Clear, sheer.

6

Solicitous

concerned or anxious

7

Deferment

Abeyance

Quiescence

A state of temporary inactivity

8

Immure

Inter

Inhume

To imprison

9

Tendentious

Strongly Biased.

10

Inexorable

Unyielding

11

Ennoble

Aggrandize

Augment

Exaggerate, make bigger.

12

Cadger

Mendicant

Beggar

13

Yoke

Thrall

Burden, or something that oppresses

14

Desultory

Lacking consistency or order

15

Canard

Rumour, baseless story.

16

Toady

Myrmidon

Obsequious

Truckle

Subservient. Fawning

17

Rend

Rive

Tear violently

18

Fatuous

Inanely foolish

19

Abash

Discomfit

To put into a state of perplexity and embarrassment

20

Proscribe

Interdict

Forbid

21

Ersatz

Apocryphal

Spurious

Questionable authenticity. False.

22

Flagrant

Egregious

Noticeably offensive

23

Rarefy

Emaciate

Attenuate

Weaken. To thin out.

24

Abscission

Ablation

The process of cutting off.

25

Acerbic

Acidulous

Acrid

Asperity

Sharp, Caustic.