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Flashcards in First Quarter Deck (25)
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1

a riddle; something that puzzels

Conundrum n

2

an excessive supply

glut n

3

wealth; riches; affluence

opulence n

4

perk; benefit

perquisite n

5

decrease in strength

wane v

6

argumentive

disputatious adj

7

over the top, very elaborate

grandiose adj

8

sluggish, apathetic

phlegmatic adj

9

abundant production

prolific adj

10

undeviatingly (always accurate)

unerring adj

11

to alter or modify; to change

amend v

12

humorous imitation (copy) of a serious work

parody n

13

lacking in imagination

pedestrian adj

14

to abstain from an impulse to say or so something, hold back

refrain v

15

of great volume; large in quantity

voluminous adj

16

to reduce in degree or intensity

abate v

17

cautious; watchful; extremely polite

circumspect adj

18

having a sharply strong taste or smell

pungent

19

lasting only a short time; not a long-time

transitory adj

20

to clear of blame or suspicion

vindicate v

21

to predict

foretell v

22

to hurry or rush

hasten v

23

hardworking; diligent

industrious adj

24

no longer fashionable

outmoded adj

25

quiet; keeping to oneself

reserved adj