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Flashcards in Hit Parade Group 2 - Day 6 Deck (20):
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Culpable (Adj)

deserving blame (Noun: culpability)

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Dearth (Noun)

smallness of quantity or number; scarcity; a lack

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Demur (Verb)

to question or oppose

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Didactic (Adj)

intended to teach or instruct

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Discretion (Noun)

cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions (Adj: discrete)

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Disinterested (Adj)

free of bias or self-interest; impartial

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Dogmatic (Adj)

expressing a rigid opinion based on unproved or improvable principles (Noun: dogma)

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Ebullience (Noun)

the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings (Adj: ebullient)

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Eclectic (Adj)

composed of elements drawn from various sources

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Elegy (Noun)

a mournful poem, esp. one lamenting the dead (Adj: elegiac)

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Emollient (Adj/Noun)

soothing, esp. to the skin; making less harsh; mollifying; an agent that softens or smoothes the skin

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Empirical (Adj)

based on observation or experiment

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Enigmatic (Adj)

mysterious; obscure; difficult to understand (Noun: enigma)

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Ephemeral (Adj)

brief; fleeting

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Esoteric (Adj)

intended for or understood by a small, specific group

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Eulogy (Noun)

a speech honoring the dead (Verb: eulogize)

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Exonerate (Verb)

to remove blame

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Facetious (Adj)

playful; humorous

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Fallacy (Noun)

an invalid or incorrect notion; a mistaken belief (Adj: fallacious)

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Furtive (Adj)

marked by stealth; covert; surreptitious