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Flashcards in Barron's 17 Deck (20):
1

inveigh

speak or write about something with great hostility

2

alloy

a combination; a mixture of two or more metals

3

wary

careful, cautious

4

champion

to defend or support

5

insularity

narrow-mindedness; isolation

6

igneous

produced by fire; volcanic

7

perturb

to disturb greatly; make uneasy or anxious

8

mesmerize

to hypnotize

9

linguistic

pertaining to language

10

tout

attempt to sell (something), typically by a direct or persistent approach

11

tractable

obedient, yielding

12

euthanasia

the painless killing of a patient

13

sobriety

seriousness

14

compunction

uneasiness caused by guilt

15

untoward

unexpected and inappropriate or inconvenient

16

homily

sermon; tedious moralizing lecture

17

metereological

concerned with the weather

18

incarnate

having a human form

19

effete

affected, over-refined, and ineffectual

20

discordant

not in tune