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Flashcards in Level 9 Deck (50):
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Prolix

extended to great, unnecessary, or tedious length; long and wordy.
(of a person) given to speaking or writing at great or tedious length.

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Apocryphal

of doubtful authorship or authenticity.

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Cupidity

Avarice. Excessive desire for something.

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Vernal

of or pertaining to spring: vernal sunshine.

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Temerity

reckless boldness; rashness.

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Rapprochement

an establishment or reestablishment of harmonious relations: a rapprochement reached between warring factions.

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Disquisition

Dissertation; a formal discourse or treatise in which a subject is examined and discussed.

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Proscribe

to denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful; prohibit.
to put outside the protection of the law; outlaw.
to banish or exile.

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Munificence

the quality of being munificent, or showing unusual generosity: The museum's collection was greatly increased by the munificence of the family's gift.

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Probity

integrity and uprightness; honesty.

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Puissant

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Peculate

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Diffident

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Venal

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Parsimonious

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Pusillanimous

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Extant

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Meretricious

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Xenophobia

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Quotidian

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Exigency

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Pulchritude

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Denouement

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Fugacious

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Turbid

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Indefeasible

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Disingenious

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Scurrilous

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Recrudescence

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Defenestrate

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Dilatory

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Vilify

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Phlegmatic

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Adventitious

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Desiccated

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Comity

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Specious

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Noisome

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Calumny

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Excoriate

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Lassitude

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Traduce

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Dishabille

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Saturnalia

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Extirpate

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Flagitious

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Peripatetic

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Cachinnate

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Manumit

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Expiation

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