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Flashcards in B Deck (25):
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ballad

a love song

2

banal

dull, commonplace

3

bane

a burden

4

bard

a poet, often a singer as well

5

bashful

shy, excessively timid

6

beguile

to trick, deceive

7

behemoth

something of tremendous power or size

8

benevolent

marked by goodness or doing good

9

benign

favorable, not threatening, mild

10

bequeath

to pass on, give

11

berate

to scold vehemently

12

bereft

devoid of, without

13

beseech

to beg, plead, implore

14

bilk

cheat, defraud

15

blandish

to coax by using flattery

16

blight

a plague, disease

17

boisterous

loud and full of energy

18

bombastic

excessively confident, pompous

19

boon

a gift or blessing

20

bourgeois

a middle-class person, capitalist

21

brazen

excessively bold, brash

22

brusque

short, abrupt, dismissive

23

buffet

to strike with force

24

burnish

to polish, shine

25

buttress

to support, hold up