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Flashcards in Barron's 7 Deck (30):
1

regale

to entertain

2

derivative

something derived; unoriginal

3

converge

to approach; come together; tend to meet

4

complacent

self-satisfied

5

assiduous

diligent; hard-working

6

nostrum

medicine or remedy of doubtful effectiveness

7

divest

to strip; deprive; rid

8

covetous

desiring something owned by another

9

feral

existing in a wild or untamed state

10

olfactory

concerning the sense of smell

11

concave

curving inward

12

centripetal

moving or directed toward a center

13

squalor

filthy, wretched condition

14

syllogism

a form of deductive reasoning with a major premise, a minor premise, and a conclusion

15

trepidation

fear and anxiety

16

undulating

moving in waves

17

caste

any of the hereditary social classes in Hindu society; social stratification

18

immutable

unchangeable

19

admonish

to caution or reprimand

20

odyssey

a long, adventurous voyage; a quest

21

nonplussed

bewildered

22

axiomatic

taken for granted; self-evident truth

23

cacaphonous

unpleasant or harsh-sounding

24

implicit

implied; understood but not stated

25

discomfit

to make uneasy; disconcert

26

nugatory

trifling; invalid

27

carping

to find fault; complain

28

ascetic

one who practices self-denial

29

credence

acceptance of something as true

30

simian

apelike, relating to apes