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Flashcards in July 30 Deck (50):
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Proscription

A ban

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Denouement

The part of a story that provides resolution

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Deposition

A statement made in court

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Subsume

To include or absorb in something else

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Punctilious

Meticulous

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Repudiates

Contradicts

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Recapitulates

Summarizes

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Patent

Easily recognizable

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Anoint

To smear or rub with oil

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Collude

To conspire in

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Construe

Interpret

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Vanquished

Defeated

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Cunning

Craftness, skill in achieving one's ends by deceit

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Ubiquitous

Universal

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Mendacity

Untruthfulness

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Prevarication

When someone tells a lie

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Baseness

Lack of moral principles, bad character

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Temporal

Of or relating to time

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Indefatigable

Persisting tirelessly

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Fastidious

Meticulous, attentive to detail

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Jettison

To throw or drop something. Abandon or discard something

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Propagate

To spread or promote, breed specimens

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Intelligible

Able to be understood

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Blighted

Spoiled, harmed, destroyed

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Apposite

Appropriate, suitable

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Anachronistic

Something not in correct chronological time

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Ahistorical

Lacking historical perspective or context

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Indefensible

Not justifiable by argument

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Unimpeachable

Can't be criticized

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Aboveboard

Open, honest

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Irascible

Having/showing a tendency to be easily angered

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Pugnacious

Eager or quick to argue, fight

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Imperiled

Put at risk of being harmed

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Haughty

Arrogant

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Truculence

Aggressive, combative

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Insatiable

Impossible to satisfy

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Simpering

smile or gesture - childish grin

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Coy

shy, modest

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Coquettish

flirty woman

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snubbed

rebuffed, ignored

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spurn

to reject with disdain or contempt

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ennobled

lend dignity, nobility to

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stultifying

causing to lose enthusiasm

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spurious

counterfeit

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canard

false report or rumor

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enmities

hatreds and hostilities

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punctilious

concerned with details

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brusquely

terse

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indecorous

inappropriate

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soporific

inducing sleepiness