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Flashcards in Ch. 1-3 Deck (30):
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Feign (V)

To imitate deceptively; to make believe; pretend.

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Supercilious (Adj.)

Having or showing arrogant superiority and disdain of those one views as unworthy.

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Conscientious (Adj.)

Meticulous; careful; painstaking; particular.

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Incredulous (Adj.)

Indicating or showing unbelief.

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Reciprocal (Adj.)

Mutual; corresponding; matching; complementary; equivalent.

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Wan (Adj.)

Of an unnatural or sickly pallor; pallid; lacking color.

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Complacent (Adj.)

Often without awareness of potential some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied.

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Intimation (V.)

Make known subtly and indirectly; hunt.

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Infinite (Adj.)

Indefinitely or exceedingly large.

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Anon (Adj.)

In a short time; soon.

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Contiguous (Adj.)

Connecting without a break, uninterrupted.

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Facet (N.)

Aspect; phase; side.

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Cower (V.)

To crouch, as in fear or shame.

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Interpose (V.)

To step in between parties at variance; mediate.

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Apathetic (Adj.)

Not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive.

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Languid (Adj.)

Lacking in spirit or interest; listless; indifferent.

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Imply (V.)

To indicate or suggest without being explicitly stated.

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Strident (Adj.)

Having a shrill, irritating quality or character.

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Deft (Adj.)

Nimble; skillful; clever.

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Clad (Adj.)

Dressed; covered.

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Permeate (V.)

To pass into or through every part of; to penetrate through the pores; to be diffused through; pervade; saturate.

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Innuendo (N.)

An indirect comment about a person or thing, especially of a disparaging or a derogatory nature.

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Erroneous (Adj.)

Containing error; mistaken; incorrect; wrong.

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Vehement (Adj.)

Strongly emotional; intense or passionate.

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Cordial (Adj.)

Courteous and gracious; friendly; warm.

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Impetuous (Adj.)

Characterized by sudden or rushed action, emotion, etc.; impulsive.

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Vacuous (Adj.)

Lacing in ideas or intelligence.

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Corpulent (Adj.)

Large or bulky of body; portly; stout; fat.

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Provincial (Adj.)

Having the manners, and viewpoints considered characteristic of unsophisticated inhabitants of a province; rustic; narrow or illiberal.

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Din (N.)

A loud, confused noise; a continued loud or tumultuous sound; noisy clamor.