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Flashcards in Gatsby Deck (20):
1

Deft

neatfully skillfull and quick; clever

2

Fractious

Easily irritated

3

peremptorily

putting an end to all debate or action

4

Strident

Loud and harsh

5

Ascertain

find something out for certain; make sure of

6

innuendo

an allusive remark or hint

7

loquacious

Talkative

8

Traverse

Travel across or through

9

Exacerbates

Make worse

10

Imminent

Just about to happen

11

Saunter

Walk in a slow relaxed manner

12

Pastoral

Relating to the grazing if sheep or cattle

13

Nebulous

In the form of a cloud or haze, hazy, (of an idea) unclear, vague, ill defined

14

Extemporize

Improvise

15

Dearth

A lack of

16

Anomaly

A deviation from the norm, abnormality

17

Mendacity

A lie

18

Furtive

Sly or shifty

19

Vacuous

Stupid

20

Languid

Lacking energy or vitality, weak