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Flashcards in GreWords7 Deck (120):
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cant

insincere statement

3

fitful

irregular

4

fractious

irritable, stubborn

5

emulous

jealous, envious

6

jocose

joking

7

facetious

joking, sarcastic

8

mirth

joy, amusement, laughter

9

conflagration

large destructive fire

10

licentious

lawless, immoral

11

indolent

lazy

12

dregs

leftover

13

extenuating

less serious

14

missive

letter

15

goassamer

light, flimsy

16

dialectic

logical discussion

17

harangue

long speech

18

menial

low, degrading

19

nadir

lowest point

20

fealty

loyalty, devotionfebrile

21

lascivious

lustful or lewd

22

mendacious

lying, false

23

gait

manner of walking

24

mien

manner, bearing

25

hogwash

meaningless or insincere talk

26

confluent

merging, flowing together

27

miscegnation

mixture of races, especially through marriage

28

meteoric

momentarily dazzling, swift

29

decadence

moral deterioration

30

dolorous

mournful, sad

31

orifice

mouth, opening

32

centrifugal

moving away from center

33

enigmatic

mysterious, muzzling

34

myopic

nearsighted, having a limited point of view

35

dither

nervously eccited or confused

36

folderol

nonsense

37

ineffable

not able to be descrived

38

deciduous

not permanent

39

docile

obedient

40

extemporaneous

offhand, done without preparation

41

fiat

official order

42

emissary

one sent on a special mission

43

malcontent

one who is dissatisfied

44

libertine

one who leads an immoral life

45

malingerer

one who pretends to be sick to avoid work

46

firebrand

one who stirs up a revolution

47

interlocutor

one who takes part in a conversation

48

denouement

outcome, result

49

enormity

outragous and immoral act

50

cadaverous

pale. Ghastly. Corpselike

51

forbearance

patience, restraint

52

caesura

Pause

53

obscurant

person who tries to prevent the spread of knowledge

54

connubial

pertaining to marriage

55

estival

pertaining to summer

56

corporeal

pertaining to the body

57

fugacious

pertaining to the passing of time

58

jaundiced

pertaining to yellow skin OR prejudiced

59

dais

platform

60

debonair

pleasant, courteous

61

gallant

polite, noble

62

insincere statement

cant

63

irregular

fitful

64

irritable, stubborn

fractious

65

jealous, envious

emulous

66

joking

jocose

67

joking, sarcastic

facetious

68

joy, amusement, laughter

mirth

69

large destructive fire

conflagration

70

lawless, immoral

licentious

71

lazy

indolent

72

leftover

dregs

73

less serious

extenuating

74

letter

missive

75

light, flimsy

goassamer

76

logical discussion

dialectic

77

long speech

harangue

78

low, degrading

menial

79

lowest point

nadir

80

loyalty, devotionfebrile

fealty

81

lustful or lewd

lascivious

82

lying, false

mendacious

83

manner of walking

gait

84

manner, bearing

mien

85

meaningless or insincere talk

hogwash

86

merging, flowing together

confluent

87

mixture of races, especially through marriage

miscegnation

88

momentarily dazzling, swift

meteoric

89

moral deterioration

decadence

90

mournful, sad

dolorous

91

mouth, opening

orifice

92

moving away from center

centrifugal

93

mysterious, muzzling

enigmatic

94

nearsighted, having a limited point of view

myopic

95

nervously eccited or confused

dither

96

nonsense

folderol

97

not able to be descrived

ineffable

98

not permanent

deciduous

99

obedient

docile

100

offhand, done without preparation

extemporaneous

101

official order

fiat

102

one sent on a special mission

emissary

103

one who is dissatisfied

malcontent

104

one who leads an immoral life

libertine

105

one who pretends to be sick to avoid work

malingerer

106

one who stirs up a revolution

firebrand

107

one who takes part in a conversation

interlocutor

108

outcome, result

denouement

109

outragous and immoral act

enormity

110

pale. Ghastly. Corpselike

cadaverous

111

patience, restraint

forbearance

112

Pause

caesura

113

person who tries to prevent the spread of knowledge

obscurant

114

pertaining to marriage

connubial

115

pertaining to summer

estival

116

pertaining to the body

corporeal

117

pertaining to the passing of time

fugacious

118

pertaining to yellow skin OR prejudiced

jaundiced

119

platform

dais

120

pleasant, courteous

debonair

121

polite, noble

gallant