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Flashcards in Barron's 12 Deck (20):
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insensible

unconscious; unresponsive

2

gullible

easily deceived

3

unfeigned

genuine, sincere

4

subpoena

notice ordering someone to appear in court

5

finesse

bring about or deal with (something) by using great delicacy and skill

6

sedulous

diligent, assiduous, dedicated

7

convivial

sociable, friendly

8

substantive

having a firm basis in reality and so important, meaningful, or considerable

9

extrinsic

not inherent of essential

10

debauchery

corruption

11

paleonthology

study of past geological eras through fossil remains

12

supersede

to replace, especially to displace as inferior or antiquated

13

coda

concluding part of a literary or musical composition; something that summarizes or concludes

14

euphoria

feeling of extreme happiness

15

pedantic

showing off learning

16

disingenuous

not candid, crafty

17

ramification

implication, consequence

18

gouge

to tear out; scoop out; overcharge

19

soliloquy

literary or dramatic speech by one character, not adressed to others

20

halcyon

calm and peaceful; happy; golden; prosperous