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Flashcards in Hit Parade Group 2 - Day 8 Deck (16):
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Prodigious (Adj)

abundant in size, force, or extent; extraordinary

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Prolific (Adj)

producing large volumes or amounts; productive

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Putrefy (Verb)

to rot; to decay and give off a foul odor (Adj: putrid)

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Quaff (Verb)

to drink deeply

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Quiescence (Noun)

stillness; motionlessness; quality of being at rest (Adj: quiescent)

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Redoubtable (Adj)

awe-inspiring; worthy of honor

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Sanction (Noun/Verb)

authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce compliance; to give permission or authority

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Satire (Noun)

a literary work that ridicules or criticizes a human vice through humor or derision (Adj: satirical)

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Squalid (Adj)

sordid; wretched and dirty as from neglect (Noun: squalor)

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Stoic (Adj)

indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain; steadfast (Noun: stoicism)

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Supplant (Verb)

to take the place of; to supersede

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Torpid (Adj)

lethargic; sluggish; dormant (Noun: torpor)

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Ubiquitous (Adj)

existing everywhere at the same time; constantly encountered; widespread

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Urbane (Adj)

sophisticated; refined; elegant (Noun: urbanity)

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Vilify (Verb)

to defame; to characterize harshly

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Viscous (Adj)

thick; sticky (Noun: viscosity)