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Flashcards in Deck 15 Deck (27):
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SPURIOUS

fake, counterfeit

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GUILE/BEGUILE

trickery, deceit

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guilelessness

innocent

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RAPACIOUS

greedy, ravenous

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EXTEMPORANEOUS

improvised

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INTERMINABLE

never ending

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PROTRACTED

prolonged, extended in time

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CALUMNY

slander, false accusation

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CAUSTIC

sarcastic, very mean

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REPUDITAE

to deny

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ADMONISH

to disapprove, reprimand

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DENIGRATE

to attack the character

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PEJORATIVE

tending to make worse; also: a term of abuse

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SACRILIGIOUS

irreverent

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DEFERENCE

reverence

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CONSECRATE

venerate, bless, declare holy

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LIONIZE

treat as a celebrity

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FORMIDABLE

hard to overcome

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POTENT

strong and effective

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BULWARK

strong defense

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REDOUBTABLE

strong, formidable

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STALWART

strong supporter

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IMPREGNABLE

impenetrable

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CONVOKE

assemble, summon

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ECLECTIC

made up of parts from dif. Sources

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YOKE

to join dif. Things

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corrosive

acidic, eats away