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Flashcards in Ch 5-7 Deck (10)
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1

Corrugate

verb- shape into folds or parallel

2

euphamism

noun- act of substituting a vague statement for one considered blunt or offensive

3

meretricious

adjective- attracting attention in a vulgar manner

4

nebulous

adjective- cloudy, misty, or hazy

5

receptable

noun- container that holds items

6

contingency

noun- something incidental to something else

7

expostulation

noun- earnest and kindly protest; to correct

8

libertime

noun- one who acts without moral restraint

9

scrutiny

noun- close observation

10

traversed

verb- travel or pass across or over