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Flashcards in Lesson 18 Deck (15)
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incendiary (adj)

causing to excite

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apotheosis (n)

the finest example

3

contiguous (adj)

making contact

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auspicious (adj)

signaling favorable or promising results

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vociferous (adj)

marked by noise; loud

6

avuncular (adj)

similar to an uncle

7

proletariat (n)

working class or lower class

8

tenacious (adj)

strongly held

9

specious (adj)

deceptive or misleading

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refractory (adj)

unmanageable

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inimitable (adj)

cannot be imitated

12

malfeasance (n)

poor conduct or wrongdoing

13

platonic (adj)

marked by the absence of the romance or physical attraction

14

pontificate (v)

speak in a pretentiously way

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prurient (adj)

given to lustful or lewd thoughts