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Flashcards in GreWords6 Deck (120):
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miasma

pollution

3

dyspepsia

poor digestion

4

dictum

positive statement

5

faculty

power, ability, skill

6

dint

power, force

7

clout

power, influence

8

impotent

powerless

9

laudable

praiseworthy

10

foil

prevent a plan OR person who makes another person seem better

11

emolument

profit, gain

12

nostrum

quack medicine, supposed cure-all

13

ken

range of knowledge

14

headlong

recklessly, impulsively

15

cognate

related

16

germane

relevant, fitting

17

loath

reluctant, unwilling

18

compunction

remorse

19

expurgate

remove offensive passages, cleanse

20

deference

respect

21

incumbent

resting or lying down

22

cadence

rhythm, beat

23

derision

ridicule

24

marquee

rooflike shelter, projecting above an outer door

25

donnybrook

rough, rowdy fight

26

circuitous

roundabout

27

churlish

rude

28

impertinent

rude, disrespectful

29

contumely

rudeness

30

lugubrious

sad, mournful

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mordant

sarcastic, biting

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exiguous

scanty, small in quantity

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husbandry

science of rasing crops

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contemptuous

scornful

35

cloistered

secluded

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doyen

senior or eldest member

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carnal

sensual

38

divers

several

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crucible

severe test

40

effrontery

shameful boldness

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ignominious

shameful, disgraceful

42

opprobrious

shameful, disgraceful

43

carapace

shell

44

effulgent

shining forth brilliantly

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lurid

shocking, glowing, sensational

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jaunt

short trip

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demure

shy

48

diffident

shy, modest

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inane

silly, meaningless

50

guileless

sincere

51

incredulous

skeptical

52

deft

skillful

53

firmament

sky, heavens

54

oblique

slanted, indirect

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chattel

slave

56

legerdemain

sleight of hand, deception

57

dilatory

slow or late in doing things

58

cabal

small secret group

59

canter

smooth, easy pace

60

mellifluous

smoothly flowing, sweet-sounding

61

haughty

snobbish

62

pollution

miasma

63

poor digestion

dyspepsia

64

positive statement

dictum

65

power, ability, skill

faculty

66

power, force

dint

67

power, influence

clout

68

powerless

impotent

69

praiseworthy

laudable

70

prevent a plan OR person who makes another person seem better

foil

71

profit, gain

emolument

72

quack medicine, supposed cure-all

nostrum

73

range of knowledge

ken

74

recklessly, impulsively

headlong

75

related

cognate

76

relevant, fitting

germane

77

reluctant, unwilling

loath

78

remorse

compunction

79

remove offensive passages, cleanse

expurgate

80

respect

deference

81

resting or lying down

incumbent

82

rhythm, beat

cadence

83

ridicule

derision

84

rooflike shelter, projecting above an outer door

marquee

85

rough, rowdy fight

donnybrook

86

roundabout

circuitous

87

rude

churlish

88

rude, disrespectful

impertinent

89

rudeness

contumely

90

sad, mournful

lugubrious

91

sarcastic, biting

mordant

92

scanty, small in quantity

exiguous

93

science of rasing crops

husbandry

94

scornful

contemptuous

95

secluded

cloistered

96

senior or eldest member

doyen

97

sensual

carnal

98

several

divers

99

severe test

crucible

100

shameful boldness

effrontery

101

shameful, disgraceful

ignominious

102

shameful, disgraceful

opprobrious

103

shell

carapace

104

shining forth brilliantly

effulgent

105

shocking, glowing, sensational

lurid

106

short trip

jaunt

107

shy

demure

108

shy, modest

diffident

109

silly, meaningless

inane

110

sincere

guileless

111

skeptical

incredulous

112

skillful

deft

113

sky, heavens

firmament

114

slanted, indirect

oblique

115

slave

chattel

116

sleight of hand, deception

legerdemain

117

slow or late in doing things

dilatory

118

small secret group

cabal

119

smooth, easy pace

canter

120

smoothly flowing, sweet-sounding

mellifluous

121

snobbish

haughty