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Flashcards in Hamlet Vocab 2 Deck (13)
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1
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equivocal

A

ambiguous; unclear

2
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auspicious

A

favorable; good omen

3
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censure

A

an expression of disapproval, blame, or criticism

4
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discretion

A

freedom of action or judgement

5
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felicitious

A

happy or delightful

6
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forestalled

A

to anticipate; prevented or delayed beforehand

7
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galling

A

something bitter to endure; outrageous insolence; very irritating

8
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obsequious

A

full of or exhibiting servile compliance; kissing butt

9
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paragon

A

a model of excellence or perfection

10
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partisan

A

a strong supporter of a party, cause, faction, person, or idea; biased

11
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quiant

A

odd, esp. in an old-fashioned way; unusual in character or appearance; charming

12
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pernicious

A

deadly; very destructive or harmful

13
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portent

A

an indication of something about to occur; a sign or forewarning