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Flashcards in Kaplan Prep 5 Deck (15):
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Herald

Noun: sign that something will occur, a messenger or bringer of news

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Toady

Noun: a person who behaves obsequiously to someone important

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Interpolate

Verb: to insert (between fixed points)

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Impugn

Verb: to call into question, to dispute (something)

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Oeuvre

Noun: the collective works of a painter, composer, or author

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Cant

Noun: hypocritical and sanctimonious talk
Verb: to talk hypocritically or sanctimoniously

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Machination

Noun: plot or scheme
Verb: Machinate; to plot or scheme

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Dapple

Verb: to mark with spots or round patches
Noun: a patch or spot of color

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Slipshod

Adj: lack of care, thought, or preparation

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Protract

Verb: to prolong, to extend

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Licentious

Adj: promiscuous, lacking moral fortitude

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Impertinent

Adj: disrespectful

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Gelid

Adj: icy, extremely cold

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Compunction

Noun: feeling of guilt after doing something bad

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Septicemia

Noun: blood poisoning