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Flashcards in Lesson 17 Deck (15)
1

rebuke (v)

to scold

2

nonentity (n)

a person or thing of little importance

3

sang-froid (n)

calmness

4

desultory (adj)

wandering from subject to subject

5

hector (v)

to bully

6

pandemic (adj)

general

7

coalesce (v)

to blend

8

beguile (v)

to deceive

9

ennui (n)

boredom

10

hiatus (n)

a pause or gap

11

lambent (adj)

softly bright or radiant

12

ergo (conj)

therefore

13

hubris (n)

excessive pride or self-confidence

14

pecuniary (adj)

pertaining to money

15

sibilant (adj)

a hissing sound