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Flashcards in Cracking the GRE 7 Deck (15):
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Encomium

Noun: glowing and enthusiastic praise, panegyric

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Excoriate

Verb: to censure, to upbraid

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Execrate

Verb: to denounce, to declare evil

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Extirpate

Verb: to kill completely, as to the root

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Fatuous

Adj: silly, foolish

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Gainsay

Verb: to deny, to oppose

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Heterodox

Adj: unorthodox, heretical, iconoclastic

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Imbroglio

Noun: embarrassing situation

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Ineluctable

Adj: certain, inevitable

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Insouciant

Adj: unconcerned, carefree, heedless

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Inveterate

Adj: deep rooted, ingrained

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Lubricious

Adj: lewd, wanton, slippery

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Mendicant

Noun: a beggar

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Meretricious

Adj: cheap, gaudy, attracting by false show

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Minatory

Adj: menacing, threatening-Like the Minotaur