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Flashcards in Day1.c Deck (20):
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patrician

a person of noble birth

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patriarch

the male head of a family or tribe

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patent

obvious

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partisan

one who supports a particular person, cause, or idea

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parochial

narrow or confined in point of view, provincial

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paltry

insignificant, worthless

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palpable

capable of being touched, obvious, tangible

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ostensible

apparent (but misleading), professed

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onerous

burdensome, oppressive

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officious

annoyingly eager to help or advise

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obsequious

fawning, subservient, sucking up to

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obfuscate

to darken, to confuse, to make confusing

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obdurate

stubborn and insensitive

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nominal

in name only, insignificant

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nihilism

belief that there are no values or morals in the universe

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nepotism

showing favoritism to friends or family in business or politics

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nefarious

evil, flagrantly wicked

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nebulous

vague, hazy, indistinct

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myopia

nearsightedness,lack of foresight

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munificent

very generous, lavish