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Flashcards in Deck 32 Deck (25):
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CONTUMACIOUS

stubborn

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EMBROIL

involve in hostility or argument

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WISPY

flimsy; frail; delicate

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CONTUSION

a bruise

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BEQUEATH

leave something in one's will to be given after one's death

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ZANY

crazy; wacky

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OBSTREPEROUS

noisy, unruly

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ODIOUS

Extremely unpleasant; repulsive.

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OFFICIOUS

Intrusively enthusiastic in offering help or advice; interfering

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REPROBATE

evil, unprincipled

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REPROVE

to scold, rebuke

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SALIENT

significant, conspicuous

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VICISSITUDE

A change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant.

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PRUDENT

Acting with or showing care and thought for the future

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TENTATIVELY

not certain or fixed

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FASTIDIOUS

Very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail; meticulous

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INEBRIATION

drunkenness; intoxication

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MARSHAL

to gather together

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PAROCHIAL

narrow-minded; concerned only with local matters

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PROLETARIAN

member of the working class

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SKIRMISH

minor battle

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PARRY

ward off; avoid

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APPREHENSIVE

worried; fearful

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FITFUL

not continuous; stopping and starting

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SMORGASBORD

a large buffet; a table covered in food