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Flashcards in List #13 Deck (20):
1

obsequious

(adj.) obedient; a follower

2

visage

(n.) the face, reference to shape, features, and expressions

3

trifle

(n.) a thing of very little value; inconsiderable

4

tempest

(n.) a violent windstorm; to affect, disturb violently

5

manifest

(adj.) obvious; clear

6

sans

(prep.) without

7

interim

(n.) an intervening time; meantime. A temporary provisional arrangement

8

commence

(v.) to begin; start

9

discord

(n.) disagreement

10

voluble

(adj.) fluent; talkative

11

pestilence

(n.) a deadly or virulent epidemic disease; destructive; evil

12

impediment

(n.) obstruction; obstacle

13

vile

(adj.) wretchedly bad; unpleasant; foul

14

procure

(v-w/an object) to obtain or get by care; to bring about

15

boon

(n.) something to be thankful for; blessing

16

ruminate

(v-w/an object) to ponder; thought over

17

reproach

(v-w/an object) to find fault; blame

18

breach

(n.) violation

19

taint

(n.) a trace of something bad, offensive, or harmful

20

bombastic

(adj.) high sounding; awesome x100