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Flashcards in Ch 3 Group 22-25 Deck (25):
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Amorphous

Shapeless

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Concave

Curve inward

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Contour

Outline of something

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Distort

Twist out of shape

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Malleable

Capable of being shaped

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Rotund

Rounded out

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Sinuous

Balanced in an areangement

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Symmetry

Balance

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Grave

Deserving serious attrntion

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Nugatory

Of little or no value

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Paltry

Trashy or worthless

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Paramount

Cheif; supreme

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Relevant

Pertinent

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Coy

Pretend to be shy

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Demure

Falsely modest; coy

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Diffident

Lacking self confidence

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Modest

Not thinking highly of oneself

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Modesty

Humility

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Staid

Settled; sedate

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Brazen

Shameless or impudent

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Egoism

Excessive concern for oneself

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Ostentatious

Done to impress others

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Overweening

Presumtuous

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Pert

Too free in speech; bold

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Vain

Conceited; proud of appearance