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Flashcards in HW#3 Problem Words Deck (36):
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Unpalatable

Unappetizing; disagreeable

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Satirized

Mock; ridicule

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Impugned

Challenge; question; dispute

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Concur

Agree; coincide

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Truculent

Fierce; cruel; savagely brutal

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Ignominy

Public shame or disgrace

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Utilitarian

Designed to be useful or practical rather than attractive

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Untenable

Indefensible; unsustainable; unjustifiable

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Superfluous

Unnecessary especially through being more than enough; unneeded

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Taciturn

Reserved or uncommunicative

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Tantamount

Equal to; as good as

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Obdurate

Stubborn; obstinate; intransigent

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Fatuity

Absurdity

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Subtlety

Delicacy; nuance

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Archaic

Very old fashioned

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Irreverent

Disrespectful; scornful

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Adulation

Excessive admiration or praise

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Solace

Comfort; consolation; support

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Repugnant

Revolting; disgusting

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Innocuous

Not harmful or offensive

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Reprehensible

Deplorable; disgraceful; despicable

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Auspicious

Conducive to success; favorable

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Absolve

Set or declare someone free from guilt, blame, or responsibility

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Enervate

Exhaust; weaken; devitalize

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Venerable

Respected; revered

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Pedant

A persons who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning

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Neophyte

Beginner; novice

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Vociferous

Vehement; clamorous; boisterous

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Prescience

Foresight; foreknowledge

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Premeditated

Think out or plan beforehand

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Insolvent

Unable to pay debts owed; bankrupt

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Apprehend

Arrest someone for a crime; understand; perceive

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Sketchy

Cursory; perfunctory; not through or detailed

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Dilapidated

In a state of disrepair or ruin; ramshackle

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Penitence

Regret; remorse

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Transitory

Short- lived