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Flashcards in HW#5 Problem Words Deck (21):
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Inversion

Put upside down or in the opposite position

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Frivolity

Lack of seriousness; lightheartedness; levity; gaiety

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Pontificate

Express one's opinions in a way considered annoying pompous or dogmatic; dogmatize (represent as an incontrovertible truth)

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Assent

Acceptance; agreement

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Remuneration

Payment; salary

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Deliberation

Long and careful consideration or discussion

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Discomfit

Make someone feel uneasy or embarrassed

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Supercilious

Arrogant; haughty; conceited

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Avuncular

Kind and friendly toward a younger or less experienced person

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Interlocutor

A person who takes place in a dialogue or conversation

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Vestige

Remnant; fragment; relic; legacy;

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Quandary

Predicament

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Deplore

Feel or express strong disapproval

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Prevarication

Lie; speak falsely or misleadingly

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Forthrightness

Honesty

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Interface

A point where two things meet and interact

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Surety

Sponsor; money given to support an undertaking that someone will perform a duty, pay their debts, etc.; pledge; collateral

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Despoil

Pillage; rob; ransack

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Jocund

Cheerful; lighthearted

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Endenic

Delightful region or abode; paradise

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Exorbitant

Unreasonably high; extortionate; excessive