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Flashcards in Hit Parade Group 2 - Day 7 Deck (20):
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Gregarious (Adj)

sociable; outgoing; enjoying the company of other people

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Harangue (Verb/Noun)

to deliver a scolding or long verbal attack/diatribe; a long, pompous speech

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Heretical (Adj)

violating accepted dogma or convention (Noun: heresy)

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Hyperbole (Noun)

an exaggerated statement, often used as a figure of speech (Adj: hyperbolic)

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Impecunious (Adj)

lacking funds; without money

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Incipient (Adj)

beginning to come into being or to become apparent

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Inert (Adj)

unmoving; lethargic; sluggish

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Innocuous (Adj)

harmless; causing no damage

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Intransigent (Adj)

refusing to compromise (Noun: intransigence)

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Inveigle (Verb)

to obtain by deception or flattery

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Morose (Adj)

sad; sullen; melancholy

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Odious (Adj)

evoking intense aversion or dislike

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Opaque (Adj)

impenetrable by light; not reflecting light

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Oscillation (Noun)

the act or state of swinging back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm (Verb: oscillate)

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Penurious (Adj)

penny-pinching; excessively thrifty; ungenerous

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Pernicious (Adj)

extremely harmful; potentially causing death

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Peruse (Verb)

to examine with great care (Noun: perusal)

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Pious (Adj)

extremely reverent or devout; showing strong religious devotion (Noun: piety)

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Precursor (Noun)

one that precedes and indicates or announces another

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Preen (Verb)

to dress up; to primp; to groom oneself with elaborate care