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Flashcards in day test #4 Deck (16):
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opulent

rich and superior in quality

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cataclysm

a large scale and violent event in the natural world

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incendiary

designed to cause fires

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anecdote

short, usually funny account of an event

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disdain

to view with scorn or contempt

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fidelity

faithfulness to a person cause or be life demonstrated by containing loyalty and support

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melee

confused hand to hand or confusion

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heretofore

up to this time

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fascism

a political system headed by a dictatorship in which government controls businesses

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ubiquitous

existing or being everywhere

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egregious

extremely bad

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juxtaposition

the act of placing two things next to eachother other for implicit comparison

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odious

extremely unpleasant repulsive

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quagmire

a difficult situation

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winsome

charming and pleasing

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tangible

sense of touch