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Flashcards in Barron's 14 Deck (20):
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bedizen

to dress in a vulgar, showy manner

2

translucent

partially transparent

3

quorum

the minimum number of members necessary to conduct a meeting

4

stratified

arranged in layers

5

reparation

amends, compensation

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vitiate

to impair the quality of, corrupt morally

7

qualm

sudden feeling of faintness or nausea

8

remonstrate

to object or protest

9

inveigle

to win over by flattering or coaxing

10

timbre

voice tone color

11

precept

principle; law

12

paean

song of joy or triumph; a fervent expression of joy

13

mettlesome

full of courage and fortitude

14

cadge

to beg; sponge; to ask

15

malign

to speak evil of

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junta

a military or political group that rules a country after taking power by force

17

treatise

article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly

18

fawning

flattering

19

jocose

fond of joking; jocular

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redoubtable

formidable, arousing fear