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Flashcards in Deck 35 Deck (20):
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Pertinacious

Stubborn

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Destitute

Without means of subsistence

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Apostasy

Renunciation of one's previous loyalty

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Superlative

Highest kind or order

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Indigent

Deficient in what is requisite

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Forthright

Straightforward, outspoken, decisive

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Fortissimo

Very Loud

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Fusillade

Continuous discharge of firearms or outburst of criticism

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Confluence

Merging into one

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Flambeau

Lit torch

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Effervescent

Giving off bubbles of gas

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Proffer

Offer

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Referendum

Vote on a political question open to the entire electorate

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Obsolescent

Becoming obsolete

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Epithet

Word/phrase used invectively as a term of abuse

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Condign

Well deserved, fitting, adequate

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Deign

To think fit or in accordance with one's dignity

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Interdict

Forbid, prohibit

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Circumambulate

To walk around or about

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Certitude

Free from doubt