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Flashcards in Kaplan Prep 10 Deck (15):
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Cursory

Adj: not thorough, superficial, done without care or interest

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Phylactery

Noun: small leather box containing Hebrew texts

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Piecemeal

Adj: characterized by unsystematic partial measures over a period of time. E. g., The town is slowly dying due to piecemeal measures.

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Verdant

Adj: green with grass or vegetation

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Hauteur

Noun: haughtiness of manner, disdainful pride

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Sebaceous

Adj: of or relating to oil or fat

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Cupidity

Noun: greed for money or possessions

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Vilipend

Verb: to vilify, to disparage

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Denigrate

Verb: to criticize unfairly, to disparage

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Invective

Noun: highly abusive or critical language

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Surmise

Verb: to believe something true with no supporting evidence

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Disaffected

Adj: dissatisfied with authority and no longer willing to serve

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Equanimity

Noun: calmness, composure

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spartan

Adj: indifference to comfort or luxury, traditionally associated with Spartans

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Vitiage

Verb: to impare the quality or efficiency of something