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Flashcards in HW#6 Problem Words Deck (29):
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Emollient

Having the quality of softening or smoothing skin;

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Cathartic

Providing psychological relief through the open expression of strong emotions

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Incapacitated

Disable; debilitate

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Inconsequential

Not important or significant

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Virulent

Poisonous; toxic; vitriolic; malicious

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Deleterious

Causing harm or damage

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Bemoan

Lament; bewail; mourn

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Aggrandize

Increase the power, status or wealth of

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Nadir

Rock-bottom

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Medley

Assortment; miscellany

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Untoward

Unexpected; inappropriate; inconvenient

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Halcyon

Happy; blissful

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Seemly

Proper; descent

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Impolitic

Imprudent; unwise

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Genteel

Refined; polite

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Verve

Vigor; speech; enthusiasm

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Torpor

Inactivity; lethargy

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Torrid

Very hot and dry

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Insipid

Lacking flavor; in imaginative

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Piquant

Spicy; tangy

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Lionize

Treat as a celebrity

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Espousal

An act of adopting or supporting a cause, belief, or way of life

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Repression

Restraint; subduing

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Vicarious

Indirect; surrogate; derivative; secondary

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Unwitting

Unknowing; unconscious

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Miscreant

Criminal

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Polemicist

Engaged in debate

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Ironclad

Impossible to weaken; contradict or change

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Surreptitious

Secretive