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Flashcards in Group 9 Deck (20):
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Archetype

classic example of

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Clemency

mercy

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Disinterested

unbiased

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Flout

defy; reject

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Ingenue

naive; unsophisticated person

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Mendacious

given to lying

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Paucity

shortage

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Protean

changeable

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Sophomoric

juvenile; immature

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Venal

corrupt; can be bribed

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Archives

collections of old records; place of storage of old documents

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Cliche

overused expression; something unoriginal

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Disparage

criticize; belittle

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Flustered

worked-up; not calm

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Ingrate

ungrateful person

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Mercenary

concerned only with money

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Peccadillo

minor weakness; trivial offense

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Protege

person under protection of; or guided by another

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Soporific

inducing sleep

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Veneer

surface coating