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Flashcards in Lessoms 3 & 4 Vocab Deck (30):
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In good faith

Bona fide

2

A rude impolite person

Boor

3

Pertaining to cows or cattle

Bovine

4

To remove offensive passages of a play, novelette

Bowdlerize

5

Briefness, short duration

Brevity

6

Pertaining to the countryside; rural, rustic

Bucolic

7

To coax, to persuade, to wheedle

Cajole

8

Young and inexperienced

Callow

9

Causing

Carcinogen

10

Sensual, sexual

Carnal

11

Decaying flesh

Carrion

12

A violent change

Cataclysm

13

1. A large waterfall 2. Abnormality of the eye

Cataract

14

A warning

Caveat

15

Unmarried

Celibate

16

To criticize sharply

Censure

17

A stopping, a discontinuance

Cessation

18

Worthless matter

Chaff

19

Embarrassment; or a complete loss of courage

Chagrin

20

Imaginary, fantastic

Chimerical

21

To blend, to merge

Coalesce

22

A complete failure; a total collapse

Debacle

23

Corruption; self-indulgence

Debauchery

24

Respect, consideration

Deference

25

To pollute, to corrupt

Defile

26

To lower oneself before an inferior

Deign

27

To describe, to depict

Delineate

28

Behavior; manner of conducting oneself

Demeanor

29

An outcome, result

Demouement

30

Impressive but meaningless language

Bombast