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Flashcards in Group 608 Vocabulary - Day 07 Deck (39):
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arrogant

having an excessively high opinion of oneself

2

innocent

without blame; childlike and pure

3

sinister

evil or ominous

4

smug

self-satisfied; pleased with oneself

5

dignified

having a serious manner that is worthy of respect

6

eccentric

unconventional or slightly strange

7

intense

forceful, with strong opinions

8

intellectual

deep in thought; contemplative

9

sympathetic

kind and understanding

10

trustworthy

someone you can trust and rely on

11

manners

social behavior or habits

12

straightforward

uncomplicated and easy to understand

13

lightweight

not tough or resistant

14

cynical

believing that people are only motivated by self-interest

15

tough

strong enough to handle difficult situations

16

out of hand

not under control

17

speak your mind

say exactly what you are thinking

18

grouchy

irritable and bed-tempered

19

neat

orderly and tidy

20

striking

creating a strong impression

21

truancy

skipping classes at school

22

rendezvous

a meeting between two people at an agreed time and place

23

idleness

inactivity

24

seesaw

playground equipment made of plank of wood and raised in the middle so that each end can go up and down

25

playground

an outdoor area for children to play in

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distraught

deeply upset or agitated

27

stranded

stuck in an isolated place

28

disclose

reveal

29

stamp

adhesive stuck to the front of an envelope to prove that the postage has been paid

30

trait

distinguishing quality or characteristic

31

overall

considering everything together

32

façade

false outward appearance

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demeanor

outward appearance and behavior

34

chairwoman

female leader of a meeting or committee

35

contingent upon

dependent upon

36

stay tuned

keep watching

37

tune in

switch to a radio station or TV channel (to listen to/watch a program)

38

chest

the front surface of the body, from the neck to the abdomen

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glimmer

a faint light or sign of something