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Flashcards in Deck 34 Deck (23):
1

Allege

to assert without proof

2

Arrant

shameless
blatant

3

badinage

light and playful convo

4

countermand

to cancel or reverse a command

5

echelon

rank

6

juggernaut

massive force that crushes everything

7

litany

prayer
repetitive chant

8

macabre

gruesome
horrible

9

saturate

drench
flood
fill to capacity

10

saturnine

morose

11

slough

1 cast off
2 state of depression

12

CODDLED

Treat in an indulgent or overprotective way; babied

13

OUSTED

Drive out or expel (someone) from a position or place

14

CHIDED

Scold or rebuke

15

PRODDED

Stimulate or persuade (someone who is reluctant or slow) to do something.

[think of a cattle prod]

16

ALLEGE

Claim or assert that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically without proof that this is the case.

17

ARRANT

Complete, utter; shameless or blatant

18

MELANCHOLY

very sad

19

SULLEN

Bad-tempered and sulky

20

RIGMAROLE

1. A lengthy and complicated procedure
2. A long, rambling story or statement.

21

GROTESQUE

Comically or repulsively ugly or distorted.

22

DISAVOW

Deny any responsibility or support for.

23

FECKLESS

unthinking, irresponsible