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Flashcards in English Vocabulary Deck (25):
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atypical

a deviation from the norm

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sardonic

sarcastic

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dearth or paucity

shortage or scarcity

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wry

dry humor

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audacious

very bold

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diffident

lacking self confidence

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obdurate or recalcitrant

stubborn

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boon

timely benefit

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bane

source of harm

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clandestine or surreptitious

secretive

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genial, affable, gregarious

friendly

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confounded

puzzled

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prodigious

enormous

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reproach or censure

to scold

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auspicious

favorable

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impasse

failure to reach an argument

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anarchronism

failure to reach an agreement

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belie

give a false impression

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covet

to strongly desire

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mollify, mitigate, assuage, alleviate

to relieve

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aloof

reserved

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antithesis or antipodal

direct opposite

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trite, hackneyed, pedestrian, platitudinous, banal

commonplace

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prudent

careful, cautious

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ubiquitous

everywhere