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Flashcards in List 32 Deck (15):
1

heterodox

unorthodox

2

paterfamilias

male head of family

3

putative

thought-to-be

4

aver

affirm or declare

5

megaton

force of a million tons of dynamite

6

hypothecate

pledge as security

7

sangfroid

cold-blooded composure

8

alter ego

second self

9

altercation

heated dispute

10

contravene

go against

11

confluence

a flowing together

12

circumlocution

talking in circles

13

soliloquy

speech to oneself

14

mollify

make soft

15

gregarious

sociable