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Flashcards in HW#2 Problem Words Deck (34):
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Inane

Silly; stupid; foolish

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Frivolous

Not having a serious purpose or value

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Accost

Approach and address someone boldly or aggressively

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Urbane

Sophisticated; debonair; worldy

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Chimerical

Imaginary; visionary; unreal

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Tenuous

Slight; insubstantial; meager

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Eclectic

Wide-ranging

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Sadistic

Pleasure from cruelty

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Perambulate

Walk or travel leisurely

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Expedite

Accelerate

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Exculpate

Showing or declaring that someone is not guilty

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Loquacious

Talkative

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Desultory

Lacking plan, purpose or enthusiasm

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Peremptory

Insisting on immediate attention or obedience; dictatorial

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Tractable

Easy to control or influence

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Apostate

Dissenter; traitor

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Deftness

Skilled; adeptness; adroitness

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Idiosyncrasy

Peculiarity; oddity; eccentricity

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Recalcitrant

Uncooperative; intractable

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Lassitude

Lethargy

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Demagogue

A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than rational argument

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Hallow

Honor as holy

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Toady

Sycophant; act servile to someone important; lackey

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Clairvoyant

Psychic; fortune teller

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Sybarite

Hedonist; self-indulgent person

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Decry

Publicly denounce

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Mundane

Dull; tedious

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Hackneyed

Unoriginal; trite

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Vapid

Offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging

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Avant-garde

Original; innovative

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Efflux

The flowing

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Endowment

Funding; financing; subsidizing

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Referendum

Popular vote

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Indemnity

Insurance