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Flashcards in Lesson 1 Deck (15)
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factitious (adj.)

causing disagreement

2

ignoble (adj)

dishonorable; shameful

3

boor (n)

a rude or impolite person

4

aegis (adj)

a shield; protection

5

perspicacity (n)

keenness of judgement

6

fervent (adj)

eager; earnest

7

rectify (v)

to correct; to make right

8

enervate (v)

to weaken

9

besiege (v)

to overwhelm; to surround and attack

10

ephemeral (adj)

lasting only a brief time; short lived

11

altruism (n)

a concern for others generosity

12

carrion (n)

decaying flesh

13

erotic (adj)

pertaining to sexual love

14

amorphous (adj)

shapeless, formless, vague

15

opulent (adj)

rich, luxurious; wealthy