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Flashcards in CDQ's Week 3 Deck (35):
1

outrageous

very bad or cruel

2

apiece

a piece

3

rewind

wind back to the beginning

4

stereo

a sound system

5

dough

money

6

herculean

superpower / requiring great effort

7

grit

small particles of stone or stand / determination

8

hypoglycemia

deficiency of glucose in the blood

9

shrapnel

fragments of a bomb

10

deprecate

express disapproval of

11

jurisdiction

the official power to make legal decisions

12

maverick

an independent-minded person

13

dignify

making seem worthy and impressive

14

glamour

beauty or charm

15

limelight

focus of public attention

16

oscillatory

periodic vibration

17

orthography

conventional spelling of a language

18

hype

extravagant publicity

19

begrudge

envy

20

hemostatic

tending to check bleeding

21

amenity

the pleasantness of a place

22

clutter

a collection of things in a mass

23

zillion

an extremely large number of things

24

sleek

smooth and glossy

25

collocation

arrangement of words

26

mediocrity

a person of low ability

27

turmoil

a state of great disturbance

28

debunk

expose the falseness

29

inundate

overwhelm with things

30

interrogate

ask questions formally

31

resentment

bitter indignation

32

poise

graceful and elegant bearing

33

portal

gate or entrance

34

grist

grain that is grounded to make flour (grist to the mill: anything that can be used as your advantage)

35

disservice

a harmful action