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Flashcards in Group 14 Deck (20):
1

arable

can be cultivated(ability to learn)All children are arable.

2

circumvent

avoidSh tried to circumvent the whole.

3

discrepancy

something which does not match up; inconsistencyThe pattern had a discrepancy.

4

flagrant

clearly wrongTwo times zero is not two; the answer was flagrant.

5

inexpedient

not advisable(recommended) It was inexpedient to touch the shark.

6

meager

in a short supplyThere is a meager of water.

7

partisan

biasedSome historians are partisans.

8

proscribe

forbidHer husband proscribes her from going to the party.

9

solace

comfort for grief(sorrow)She needed solace after the funeral.

10

vapid

dull; uninspiringThe conversation with her brother was vapid.

11

arbitary

random; for no definite reasonShe made an arbitrary comment.

12

clairvoyant

psychic; mysticEveryone one felt she was clairvoyant.

13

discriminate

to make clear distinctionThey always discriminate the boys.

14

flamboyant

showy; ornateEvery time she got a new jacket, she was flamboyant.

15

infallible

perfect; flawless; cannot make mistakesEveryone who watched thought she was infallible.

16

meander

wander from side to sideShe was unsure what to do so she proceeded to meander.

17

pathos

evoking sadness or pityThe commercial had pathos in it.

18

prosody

study of versification(metrical structure)She worked on her prosody equations.

19

solicit

to ask forShe had to solicit money.

20

variegated

multicolored; speckledThe variegated gecko looked beautiful.