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Flashcards in Lesson 15 Deck (15)
1

orifice (m)

mouth; opening

2

hallow (v)

to make holy

3

perdition (n)

ruin; hell; damnation

4

chaff (n)

worthless matter

5

aesthetic (adj)

pertaining to beauty

6

empirical (adj)

based on practical experience rather than theory

7

germane (adj)

relevant

8

hermetic (adj)

tightly sealed

9

meretricious (adj)

attractive in a cheap, flashy way

10

querulous (adj)

complaining; grumblings

11

flaccid (adj)

flabby

12

hospice (n)

a shelter for travelers, orphans, or the ill or destitute

13

egregious (adj)

remarkably bad

14

ratiocinate (v)

to reason

15

foment (v)

to stir up